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The Legal Genealogist can hardly believe it.

September.

Already.

What happened to summer???

Sigh… So we look to the fall, and a busy fall it will be! As always I want to invite you to come along, to the extent possible, on the trip…

Here’s an overview of what’s coming up in September, and we’ll go ahead and take a peek at October.

September-October 2023

September 2023

Wednesday, 6 September, 7 p.m. EDT: The North Carolina Genealogical Society is hosting the virtual presentation Legal Lingo in the Tarheel State: Using Black’s Law Dictionary. To register and for more information, see the event page.

Thursday, 7 September, 7 p.m. EDT: The Centre County (PA) Genealogical Society is hosting the virtual presentation Death by Undue Means – Coroner’s Records. To register and for more information, keep an eye on the Meetings & Events page where more info will be available.

Tuesday, 12 September, 11 a.m. EDT: The Indian River (FL) Genealogical Society is hosting the virtual presentation Finding the Law. For more information, see the calendar page; to register, see the registration page.

Tuesday, 12 September, 7:30 p.m. EDT: The Council for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy is hosting the virtual presentation The Rules of Expert Testimony. For more information, see the CAFG blog post, and to register, see the registration page.

Starting Wednesday, 15 September, and continuing Wednesdays through November 13: The Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy is hosting fall virtual classes including one I’m instructing in: Intermediate Foundations is a terrific course to set any genealogist on the road to advanced classes in 2024. For more information about SLIG courses, see the SLIG homepage.

Tuesday, 19 September, 7:15 p.m. CDT (8 p.m. EDT): The St. Cloud Area Genealogists is hosting the virtual presentation Finding the Law. Free to members and fee-based for non-members, for more information, email the society.

Thursday, 21 September, 7:15 p.m. EDT: The Ford’s Colony (VA) Genealogy Club is hosting the virtual presentation NARA Mythbusters: Your Family IS in the Archives. For more information, see the society’s meeting schedule page.

October 2023

Friday-Sunday, 6-8 October: The hybrid in-person and online East Coast Genetic Genealogy Conference will be held in person at the Maritime Conference Center in Linthicum Heights, Maryland, and online. There are loads of great presenters and presentations scheduled, and I’ll be joining in remotely on Saturday night, October 7, with A Matter of Standards: DNA and the Genealogical Proof Standard and After the Courthouse Burns: Rekindling Family History through DNA. For more information, see the conference web page. Registration is via the “Click here to get your tickets now!” link.

Saturday, 7 October: The Connecticut Society of Genealogists is hosting its in-person Family History Day Seminar, “Women and Children First: Remembering Them All,” at the Hartog Auditorium at Ashlar Village in Wallinford. Casey Zahn will present Finding Women in Records: 1700-1800, and I’ll present Don’t Forget the Ladies: A Genealogist’s Guide to Women and the Law and Dowered or Bound Out: Records of Widows and Orphans. For more information, see the society’s events page.

Wednesday, 11 October, 7 p.m. EDT: The New York Genealogical and Biographical Society is hosting the virtual presentation African Americans in the Archives: Federal Records for Black History. For more information and to register, see the events page.

Thursday, 12 October, 7 p.m. EDT: The Chester County History Center is hosting the virtual presentation Rogues, Rascals and Rapscallions: The Family Black Sheep. For more information, keep an eye on the events calendar.

Friday, 13 October, 12 noon EDT: The New Jersey State Library is hosting the virtual presentation Property Rights and Wrongs – African-Americans at the Courthouse. For more information and to register, see the events calendar.

Saturday, 14 October: The Allen County Public Library is hosting three virtual presentations: Putting Those Records to Work; More Than Just Names: Advanced Census Research; and Landing the Fourths: Proving a Case with Court, Land, and DNA Evidence. For more information and to register, keep an eye on the events calendar on the ACPL Genealogy Center page.

Saturday, 14 October, 4 p.m. EDT: The American-Canadian Genealogical Society is hosting the virtual presentation That First Trip to the Courthouse. For more information and to register, see the event page.

Tuesday, 17 October, 1 p.m. PDT (4 p.m. EDT): The Davis (California) Genealogy Club is hosting the virtual presentation No, no, Nanette! What negative evidence is … and isn’t. For more information, see the event page.

Wednesday, 18 October, 2 p.m. EDT: Legacy Family Tree Webinars is hosting the virtual presentation The Gentlemen Judges: Justices of the Peace. For more information and to register, see the webinar page.

Thursday-Saturday, 19-21 October: The Association of Professional Genealogists is hosting its hybrid in-person and virtual 2023 Professional Management Conference, “Reset Refresh Refine Your Genealogy Career,” at the Radisson Hotel Salt Lake City Downtown. I’m honored to be kicking off the conference with the keynote Reset, Refresh, Refine…and Smell the Roses on Thursday at 8:15 a.m. MDT (10:15 a.m. EDT). For more information, see the conference page.

Saturday, 21 October, 11 a.m. EDT: The Pinellas Genealogical Society is hosting the virtual presentation Living with Legal Lingo. For more information and to register, see the calendar page and click on the PGS Program Meeting to expand the entry.

Saturday, 21 October, 10 a.m. PDT (1 p.m. EDT): Rogue Valley Genealogical Society is hosting its virtual 2023 Fall Seminar, “From ASP to Gasp! The Law and Legal Records.” It’ll feature three presentations: An Act for the Relief of Gregory Thomas and Others: The Private Laws of the Federal and State Governments; Copyrights and Copywrongs: The Law for Genealogists; and Unexpected Treasures: Family History in the American State Papers. For more information and to register, see the seminar page.

Saturday, 28 October, 11 a.m. EDT: The Augusta Genealogical Society is hosting the virtual presentation Doint Time–Prison Records as Genealogical Resources. For more information and to register, keep an eye on the events page.

Come on out and join us, if you can, for one or more of these events and note, in many cases, that registration will be free or at a reduced cost to members of the host society — and some are limited to members only… There are some reaaaaaaally good reasons for joining genealogical societies… Just sayin’…


Cite/link to this post: Judy G. Russell, “Coming up: September-October 2023,” The Legal Genealogist (https://www.legalgenealogist.com/blog : posted 1 September 2023).

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