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West Valley Genealogical Society – The Document Trail Special Interest Group (SIG)

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West Valley Genealogical Society – The Document Trail Special Interest Group (SIG)
Topics for 2019 – Meetings are on Saturdays from 10:00 am – 1:00 pm

January 26, 2019 ………..Part I – Death Certificates, Obituaries, Church Records
Part II – U. S. FOIA

February 23, 2019………Part I – Death Certificates, Social Security Death Applications,
Introduction to the International Classification of Diseases
Part II – State FOIA

March 16, 2019 …………Part I – Birth Certificates, Christening Records, Baptismal Records….
Part II – State Law and Legislatures (inception)

April 20, 2019 …………….Part I – Marriage Certificates, Bonds, License, etc.
Part II – State Law and Legislatures – Revised Statutes (present)

May 18, 2019 …………….Part I – WWI and WWII – Draft Registrations
Part II – Federal Law – U. S. Statutes

June 15, 2019 …………….Part I – Pension and Military Records.
Part II – Federal Law – Revised Statutes

July 20, 2019 ……………..Part I – Wills, Probate, and Successions
Part II – State Law – Civil Codes

August 17, 2019…………Part I – Deeds, Bounty, Homesteads, etc.
Part II – State Law – Civil Codes (Present)

September 21, 2019…..Part I – Census Records
Part II – U. S. Constitution and Amendments

October 19, 2019……….Part I – Freedmen’s Bureau and Freedman’s Bank Records
Part II – State Constitutions (inception to present)

November 23, 2019……Part I – Railroad Contracts and Pensions
Part II – City, Town, County, Parish Law – Municipal Codes

December 21, 2019……Holiday Social

Some of the websites we will be using this year are:
haititrust.org
heinonline.org
ourdocuments.gov
loc.gov (or archives.gov)
archivegrid (beta.worldcat.org)
archive.org (Internet Archive)

SIG Facilitator: Rosalind Matthews
Email Us: contact@bfghs.org
Phone Number (408) 444-6903