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NEOGRT Series with Daniel Horowitz (Saturday)

  • 04/22/2023

NEOGRT Series with

Daniel Horowitz, Genealogy Expert, MyHeritage

Saturday, April 22, 9 - 11 AM EDT ----------

Location:  Porter Room, Westlake Porter Public Library, 27333 Center Ridge Rd, Westlake, OH 44145 and on Zoom

Registration Required and Free

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1.     If I Only Knew Then What I Know Now! Doing Genealogy, The Right Way

An unexpected fact forced Daniel to retrace his steps, discovering details he’d missed before.  Now he shares the lessons learned to avoid the same mistakes.

2.     What, Who, Why, Where, When and How Genealogy - The Anthropology of Genealogy

This lecture will analyze genealogy from the anthropological point of view, trying to explain and demonstrate what, who, why, where, when and how genealogy is done.

Saturday, April 22, 2 - 4 PM EDT ----------

Location:  Willow Room, Independence Civic Center, 6363 Selig Blvd, Independence, OH 44131 and on Zoom

Registration Required and Free

3.     Where There's a Will There's a Way ... To Research Your Family

Daniel will showcase the tools and strategies he used to find the descendants of a distant relative by reviewing that relative’s will.

4.     Don't Believe Everything You Read

In family history research, documents should be viewed with a critical eye. In this lecture, Daniel will describe potential errors and how to spot them.

Speaker:  Daniel Horowitz is an internationally renowned genealogy expert and educator who has worked with MyHeritage since 2006.  His current responsibilities include interacting with genealogy societies, bloggers, and media, as well as lecturing and attending conferences around the world.  Dedicated to genealogy since 1986, Daniel was the teacher and study guide editor of the family history project Searching for My Roots in Venezuela for 15 years.  After ten years on the board of the International Association of Jewish Genealogical Societies, Daniel turned his attention to crowdsource digitization and transcription projects and holds a board-level position at the Israel Genealogy Research Association.

The Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland is working in partnership with the North East Ohio Genealogy Round Table (an undertaking of the Ohio Genealogical Society); the Cuyahoga West Chapter, OGS; and the Cuyahoga Valley Chapter, OGS

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