Wales, Ireland, Scotland, England Family History Society (W.I.S.E.)

History and Genealogy
Repeats every month on January, February, March, April, May on the fourth Saturday until Sat May 24 2014 .
Saturday, April 26, 2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Saturday, May 24, 2014 - 1:00pm - 4:00pm
Training Room - Level 7

Upcoming 2014 Meetings:
January 25
British Isles Heirloom Sharing
Members will share heirlooms and stories about their British Isles ancestors and heritage. Contact Sandy Ronayne if you would like to share your heirlooms.

February 22
Facebook and Genealogists
Allan Turner - W.I.S.E. Webmaster
Allan will discuss the use of social media, such as Facebook, to enhance your genealogy/family history research.

March 8
Irish and Scots-Irish Research Seminar
Ulster Historical Foundation
This seminar is presented by Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt, representatives of the Ulster Historical Foundation, Belfast, Northern ireland. Topics include:
Introduction to Irish and Scots-Irish Family History Research
The Ulster Plantation: Sources for 17th Century Families
Records Relating to the Different Churches in Ireland
Solving Your Brick-Walls: Practical Internet Tutorial and Resolving Research Queries

April 26
Scots-Irish Research
John Mears
John will discuss the descendants of the Presbyterians from lowland Scotland who settled in Ulster (the northern most province of Ireland) in the 17th century - and subsequently emigrated from there to America.

May 24
Deoxyribonucleic Acid (DNA)
John Simmons
John will discuss DNA research, especially how it relates to British Isles genealogy. He will also talk about what people need to think about before they order a test.

Programs are presented by a variety of speakers from along the Front Range of Colorado and beyond. While subjects range from tartans to medieval art, they always focus on taking us away to the British Isles for a little culture and history.

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Wales, Ireland, Scotland, England Family History Society (W.I.S.E.)