Carroll County Genealogical Society
Carroll County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 1752
Westminster, Maryland  21158
Carroll County Genealogical Society

Westminster, Maryland
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Monday, April 15
CCGS Meeting  (Monthly Meeting)
6:45 pm to 9:00 pm
Dixon Room at the Westminster Branch Library
Title: Creating a Research Plan for DNA Testing
Speaker: Shannon Combs-Bennett
Have you tested your DNA? Not sure how it will help you in your genealogy research? You are not alone! During this presentation you will learn how to integrate your DNA results into a research plan for genealogy. Who do you test, which tests do you take, and why you would take them will be covered. You do not need to know anything about DNA testing to listen, but a basic understanding will help. Shannon writes and lectures on a variety of topics from genetics to methodology. She is a published author through in30minutes publishing as well as The In-Depth Genealogist. Currently, she is studying
Genealogical, Paleographic, and Heraldic studies from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. 


Friday, April 26 through Saturday, April 27
Mid-Atlantic Germanic Society (MAGS)  (Members Events)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
DOUBLETREE - 15101 Seitzer Lane, Laurel, MD. 20707
Expand Your Knowledge about Your German Ancestors - Please see the attached flyer for full information and registration for this event.



Monday, May 20
CCGS Meeting  (Monthly Meeting)
6:45 pm to 9:00 pm
Dixon Room at the Westminster Branch Library
Title: Immigration Research - A Case Study
Speaker: Vicki Mayo
  We have had a change in the program for this month as Eileen Souza had to cancel.  In her place Vicki Mayo will present a Case Study for Immigration Research.  Citing documentation she uncovered in her research into her family line, Vicki will present research steps and record location techniques used by her in documenting her famiily immigration to the United States from Russia.  While language differences present challenges Vicki will explain how she used them to her advantage.  You will enjoy her presentation, her methodolgies and the story that unfolds.