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Chain Migration to North America
Saturday, February 18
Chain Migration to North America  (YGS-IGSI webinar)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Speaker: Pamela Guye Holland
 
Our ancestors did not immigrate on a whim. The Irish and others often followed in the footsteps of family members or their neighbors and friends. Learn about the history of chain migration, with examples of well-known routes from specific locations in Ireland to cities and regions in North America. Discover strategies for recognizing and exploring chain migration in your family, no matter their ethnic background.
 
This virtual program is presented by the Irish Genealogical Society International in partnership with the Yankee Genealogical Society.
 
You can register for the webinar using this link:
The fee is $15 for members of YGS or IGSI, and $25 for non-members. Members will receive a discount code to enter on the registration page.
 
Pamela is a professional genealogist who specializes in Irish research and genetic genealogy. She is a Researcher at the New England Historic Genealogical Society on New York and New England topics.



Getting Started in Connecticut Research
Saturday, May 13
Getting Started in Connecticut Research  (YGS quarterly meeting)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Location To Be Announced
Speaker: Bryna O'Sullivan
 
Solve your Connecticut brick walls and build a strong foundation for your research. Whether you are experienced  or just "getting started" in Connecticut research, you'll benefit from this presentation. Join us on May 13 to learn the techniques, and the pitfalls, from an accomplished genealogist, live and direct from Connecticut.
 
Bryna is a professional genealogist who specializes in Connecticut research and lineage society applications. She is the proprietor of Charter Oak Genealogy in Middletown, Connecticut.