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Fairfield County Genealogy Society
2016 Announcements


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Wednesday, January 20, 2016 at 11:30 AM, lunch included
(post-poned a week due to many conflicts)
Fairfield County Genealogy Society Board Planning Meeting
View Purposed 2016 Programs & Meetings
Bill Haslett's BBQ on Congress Street, Winnsboro, SC 29180


Wednesday, January 27, 2016 at 11:30 AM, lunch included
Fairfield County Genealogy Society Board Planning Meeting
View Purposed 2016 Programs & Meetings
Bill Haslett's BBQ on Congress Street, Winnsboro, SC 29180


Wednesday, February 17, 2016 at 11:30 AM, lunch to follow
(cancelled)
Workshop - Update on the Freedman's Bureau Indexing
Fairfield County Resource & Research Library
231 South Congress Street, Winnsboro, SC 29180


Wednesday, March 17, 2016 at 2:00 PM, ice cream included
Fairfield County Genealogy Society Board Meeting
Sam's Ice Cream Shop on Congress Street, Winnsboro, SC 29180


Wednesday, April 20, 2016 at 11:30 AM, lunch to follow
Fairfield County Genealogy Society Board Meeting
Fairfield County Resource & Reference Library
231 South Congress Street, Winnsboro, SC 29180


Wednesday, May 18, 2016
No Fairfield County Genealogy Society Board Meeting or Progarm This Month


Wednesday, June 15, 2016 at 11:30 AM, lunch to follow
Workshop - Website Update on Digitization of Our Records
Fairfield County Resource & Reference Library
231 South Congress Street, Winnsboro, SC 29180


Friday, July 15, 2016 & Saturday, July 16
State Genealogy Society 44th Annual Workshop
SC Archives at I-277 & Fontaine Road, Columbia, SC
More Information


Wednesday, July 20, 2016 at 11:30 AM, lunch to follow
Fairfield County Genealogy Society Board Meeting
Fairfield County Resource & Reference Library
231 South Congress Street, Winnsboro, SC 29180


Wednesday, September 21, 2016 at 11:30 AM, lunch to follow
Fairfield County Genealogy Society Board Meeting
Fairfield County Resource & Reference Library
231 South Congress Street, Winnsboro, SC 29180


Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 8:00 AM
19th Annual Civil War Symposium
Public event by SC Archives and History Foundation, Columbia, SC
Details


Saturday, September 24, 2016 at 10:00 AM
Free Public Event - Save Your Photos
Public event by Columbia Museum of Art, Columbia, SC
Photo Scanning, Photo Organizing Techniques, Photo Preservation Instruction - ALL FREE
Details or (803) 984-8622


Saturday, October 8, 2016 at 7:00-10:00 PM (cancelled due to weather)
Meteor Shower & Star Presentation
Public event by Scientist & Inventor, Sir Charles Shults
Val Green's Place at Salem Crossroads, Fairfield County, SC
(bring something to share to eat, chair, and perhaps a blanket)


Wednesday, November 2, 2016 at 5:15 PM, at Fairfield County Museum
Fairfield County Genealogy Society DNA Committee Presents
A DNA Q & A Overview Session (View Agenda)

If you have a laptop, please plan to bring it with you
Sorry, limited to FCGS current and new members


Wednesday, November 16, 2016 at 11:30 AM, at Fairfield County Museum
Fairfield County Genealogy Society Business Meeting
+ Report on DNA Workshops
+ Report on StoryCorp


Monday, November 21, 2016 at 5:30 PM - 6:30 PM, at Fairfield County Museum
Fairfield County Genealogy Society DNA Committee Presents
DNA Mini-Workshop 1

 Objective: To determine the kind of help you need to understanding DNA testing.
 Overview of DNA Testing being offered
   * Do I need to do an AncestryDNA Autosomal Test?
   * Do I need to do a FTDNA Family Finder Test?
   * Do I need to do a FTDNA 'Y' DNA Test and how many markers?
   * Finding potential yDNA subject when female or for ancestral surname
   * Which tests are recommended and why?
   * How do I determine kin that need to do DNA testing and which tests?
   * What is a triangulated match and why is it important?
   * Why is it important to get known relatives to test?
   * Why is it important to be in as many databases as possible?
   * Other databases, 23andme, Genie, MyHeritage


If you have a laptop, please plan to bring it with you
Sorry, limited to FCGS current and new members


Tuesday, November 22, 2016 at 11:00 AM - Noon, at Fairfield County Museum
Fairfield County Genealogy Society DNA Committee Presents
DNA Mini-Workshop 1

 Objective: To determine the kind of help you need to understanding DNA testing.
 Overview of DNA Testing being offered
   * Do I need to do an AncestryDNA Autosomal Test?
   * Do I need to do a FTDNA Family Finder Test?
   * Do I need to do a FTDNA 'Y' DNA Test and how many markers?
   * Finding potential yDNA subject when female or for ancestral surname
   * Which tests are recommended and why?
   * How do I determine kin that need to do DNA testing and which tests?
   * What is a triangulated match and why is it important?
   * Why is it important to get known relatives to test?
   * Why is it important to be in as many databases as possible?
   * Other databases, 23andme, Genie, MyHeritage


If you have a laptop, please plan to bring it with you
Sorry, limited to FCGS current and new members


Sunday, December 4, 2016 at 4:00 PM-6:00 PM, light refreshements
Christmas Gala
Public event jointly presented by the Fairfield County
Museum - Historical Society - Genealogy Society - Winnsboro Garden Club
at the Fairfield County Museum
231 South Congress Street, Winnsboro, SC 29180


Wednesday, December 21, 2016
No Board Meeting This Month
Hope y'all have a safe and enjoyable Christmas


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