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Genealogy Research Strategy Workshop

Sponsored by Morgan & Noble County Chapters OGS


The Morgan and Noble County Chapters of the Ohio Genealogical Society are excited to sponsor Genealogy Research Strategy, an all day workshop featuring Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, CGL and Joan Peake.


17 June 2017


Trinity Evangelical Lutheran Church

128 S 7th Street

Zanesville, Ohio

  The fee, which includes lunch, is $40.00 (non-member) and $35.00 (Morgan/Noble Chapter member).

  Registration deadline is June 10th.

Lunch will include Spaghetti and Meatballs, Salad, Vegetables, Garlic Bread, Dessert and Drink.


8:30-9:00 Registration
9:00-10:15 DNA in Your Family Tree
10:15-10:30     Break
10:30-11:45 The Popular Autosomal Test
11:45-1:00 Lunch
1:00-2:15 Finding Buried Treasure in Published Pennsylvania Archives
2:15-2:30 Break
2:30-3:45 Thinking Outside the Index:  Advanced Search Techniques
3:45-4:00 Break
4:00-4:30 Drawing, Chapter Announcements and Closing.

Genealogy Research Strategy Workshop Brochure Download

Questions my be addressed to:

Morgan County Chapter OGS
PO Box 418
McConnelsville, OH 43756-0418

telephone: 740-962-6250

      Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, CGL

   Elissa Scalise Powell, CG, CGL, is a western Pennsylvania researcher and co-director of the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh (GRIP).  She is a past-president of the Board for Certification of Genealogists and coordinator of the Institute for Genealogy and Historical Research's "Professional Genealogy" course since 2007.  She was an instructor for Boston University's Genealogical Research Certificate course (2008-2016) and co-coordinator of the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy's 2013 "Credentialing: AG, CG, or Both?" course.  She has also served as president of two local societies and has volunteered on society boards for over 25 years.

Joan Peake

     Joan Peake is a professional genealogist specializing in Fayette County, Greene County, Pennsylvania and north west West Virginia.  She has been the President of the Fayette County Genealogical Society (Pennsylvania) for the past ten years and served as the Treasurer for the Association of Professional Genealogists from 2012 through 2015.  Continuing education is a passion of hers and she loves attending week long institutes such as the Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh, the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research and the Salt Lake Institute.  There she studied using DNA in Genealogy, research techniques and other genealogical subjects.

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