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Over There:  Researching Our World War I Era Ancestors in Military Records
Saturday, January 20
Over There: Researching Our World War I Era Ancestors in Military Records  (Member Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Delaware History Museum, 504 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801
Service records are the first thing we think of when researching our ancestors that served in the military, but these are not the only records created in wartime. In this presentation, we will review the records created because of the Great War for our World War I era ancestors – male & female, those who served & many who did not.   Free and open to the public.



My Wild Irish Research:  New Irish Genealogy Resources are Blooming!
Saturday, February 24
My Wild Irish Research: New Irish Genealogy Resources are Blooming!  (Member Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hockessin Public Library, 1023 Valley Road, Hockessin, DE 19707
Finding our Irish ancestors is getting easier every day, thanks to new resources.   We’ll discuss strategies for Irish research, online and print Irish resources (especially those released in the last three years), and some tips for planning a research trip to Ireland.  Free and open to the public. 



Genealogy and DNA: A Workshop with Diahan Southard, Your DNA Guide
Saturday, March 24
Genealogy and DNA: A Workshop with Diahan Southard, Your DNA Guide  (Conferences)
9:00 am to 3:30 pm
DuPont Country Club, 1001 Rockland Road, Wilmington, DE 19803
All-day DNA workshop with Diahan Southard!  Diahan will present four sessions on genetic genealogy, for all levels of experience.  Free and open to the public. Optional box lunch for pre-order available, with early bird pricing ($10 before Feb. 15; $15 after Feb. 15.).  
 
Advance registration is required and seating is limited. 
 
To register online, see http://www.DGSDNA.eventbrite.com.
 
To register by mail, print out this form: https://delgensoc.org/upload/files/March_24_RSVP_for_Mailing.pdf
 
Diahan Southard will also offer 20 minute fee-based consultations on Friday, March 23.  To schedule a private consultation, see http://www.yourDNAguide.com/dgs
 
Speaker Diahan Southard  has a gift for making difficult DNA concepts understandable and entertaining.  She is a popular speaker at national and regional conferences and webinars, serves as a regular contributor to Lisa Louise Cooke’s “Genealogy Gems,” and is featured in Family Tree Magazine and Genealogy Today.
Diahan graduated with a bachelors’ degree in microbiology from Brigham Young University, and worked for the Sorenson Molecular Genealogy Foundation in the early stages of creating a genetic genealogy database. 
Through her website, “Your DNA Guide” (www.yourdnaguide.com), Diahan offers seminars, personalized consultations and training to help interpret DNA results in the context of genealogy.



Sunday, April 22
Genealogy Loves a Good Map!  (Member Meetings)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Hockessin Public Library, 1023 Valley Road, Hockessin, DE 19707



Tuesday, May 15
Annual Election and Social  (Member Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Immanuel Church, Highlands, 2400 W. 17th Street, Wilmington, DE 19806