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IRISH GENEALOGY WORKSHOP, Luther Memorial Lutheran Church Hall, 13047 Greenwood Ave N, Seattle, 9 am – 5 pm, Saturday, March 25. The Fellowship Hall is entered from the parking lot at the rear of the Church. Access parking lot from 132nd Street. (#5 Bus line – 130th stop 1 block from church)
A full day of Irish Genealogical Research classes conducted by regional specialists STEVEN W. MORRISON, and JEAN A. ROTH.
STEVEN W. MORRISON is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and a past President of the Olympia Genealogical Society. He has been a professional genealogist since 2006 and has been a speaker at the Brigham Young University Family History & Genealogical Conference. He has authored multiple articles and books reviews regarding Quakers (Religious Society of Friends). These include two articles for Familia (the journal of the Ulster Historical Foundation), and others for Journal of Scotch-Irish Studies, Directory of Irish Family History Research, and the Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly. He has addressed international genealogical audiences in Northern Ireland twice. His most recent paper, “Quaker John Starr of Antrim and Cavan, Ireland and his five sons who sailed to Pennsylvania,” received The American Society of Genealogist (ASG) scholar award for 2016.
JEAN A. ROTH has been an active genealogist with the Seattle Genealogical Society (SGS) for forty years, since 1977. She is an Honorary Life Member of SGS, has served as SGS President, Vice President, and Director of Education, and has made three genealogy research trips to Ireland. She currently leads the monthly meetings of the SGS Irish Interest Group, and also serves on the Board of Directors of Seattle's Irish Heritage Club.
A detailed workshop schedule can be found at http://irishclub.org.
Workshop Registration $35 ($45 after March 17 or at the door)
Pre-ordered box lunch by March 17 from Classic Catering: $13. Lunch choice of Ham & Cheese, Turkey, Roast Beef, Vegeterian, or Gluten Free Salad.
Register on-line above at TICKETS (a ticket fee will be added to the price) OR mail the registration information (name, contact info, lunch choices and a check for $35 pp, plus $13 for lunch, payable to IHC), to:
Irish Heritage Club P.O. Box 75123 Seattle, WA 98175. For more information, email Genealogy@IrishClub.org or call Jean at 206-782-2629.
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Irish Heritage Club
The Irish Heritage Club is a non-profit, non-political, non-religious organization that organizes and promotes activities of an Irish cultural nature in the Greater Seattle area. Among its programs are: Ceol Cascadia Irish Music Association; Friends of St. Patrick in Seattle; Irish Network Seattle; Irish Reels Film Festival; Seattle Gaels Gaelic Football, Hurling & Camogie; Seattle Galway Sister City Association; Seattle Irish Immigrant Support; and Tacoma Rangers Hurling & Gaelic Football.