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Wednesday, September 28 through Wednesday, October 26
Navigating Our Nation's Federal Records  (Webinars)
Online Seminar
Live Broadcasts: September 28; October 5, 12, 19, 26, 2022
Presented by: David Allen Lambert, Ann Lawthers, Rhonda R. McClure, Melanie McComb
The National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in Washington, D.C., is home to a genealogical goldmine of federal records kept since our nation’s founding. From military pension records to federal land grants, to immigration and naturalization records and beyond, this five-session online seminar will introduce you to the many records available, discuss how to access them from home or in person, and demonstrate how to leverage these resources in your family history research.
This course includes five 90-minute classes, exclusive access to handouts and recordings of each presentation, and in-depth Q&A sessions with the instructors. Cost: $125; members receive 10% off.

Saturday, October 8
Our Community, Our Heritage Festival 2022  (Local Events)
10:00 am to 3:00 pm
Lincoln County Cultural Center
Sponsored by the Lincoln County Public Library, this festival features a wide variety of topics by well-known regional speakers. Topics include:
  • Historic Cemeteries
  • Abandoned Gravesites
  • Land Records and Mapping Tools
  • African American Genealogy
  • Rosenwald Schools
  • Family Quilt Stories and Preservation
Register at

Wednesday, October 12
October Meeting - Genetic Genealogy - Using Genealogy to Solve Crimes  (Monthly Meeting)
7:30 pm
We hope you can join Olde Meck for our October Monthly Meeting when Amanda Reno, Genetic Genealogist, will explain how she uses DNA and genealogy to help law enforcement solve crimes.

Saturday, October 15
NCGS Member Appreciation Day - Research Like A Pro  (Charlotte's 250th Anniversary)
10:30 am to 5:00 pm
Presented by North Carolina Genealogical Society, this free, virtual event features Diana Elder, AG of Family Locket Genealogists. Diana will present a "Research Like a Pro Seminar" which includes the following four classes:
  • Create a Research Objective & Analyze your Sources
  • Learn about the Location, Geography, and History of your Research
  • Make a Research Plan and Create Source Citations
  • Keep a Research Log & Write Conclusions
This one-day free virtual event will also include the annual NCGS Awards and our Annual Meeting
Members who register will be entered into a drawing for one of two free tickets to the 2023 NCGS Virtual Conference.

Tuesday, October 18
Tracing Your Roots  (Workshops)
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm

Are you just beginning your family history journey?

  • Learn how to get started
  • Get tips on organizing your research
  • Learn how to create a family tree
Discover valuable information in census records, birth certificates, death certificates and more. Come get started today! Sponsored by the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, this online program is presented by a library staff person. Find more details and register at Registration is required.

Wednesday, November 9
November Meeting - Jeff High Swedish Research  (Monthly Meeting)
7:30 pm
Olde Meck member Jeff High will speak this month about his ongoing family research into his Swedish roots. Jeff has compiled his findings into an impressive website for others to view.