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Tracing Your Irish and Scots-Irish Ancestors
Sunday, March 24, 2013 from 1:00 PM to 8:00 PM (EDT)
LIMITED SEATING. SEE HTTP://FXGENEALOGICAL.BLOGSPOT.COM/ FOR DETAILS. Staff from the Ulster Historical Foundation in Belfast, Northern Ireland – Dr. Brian Trainor and Fintan Mullan return to Fairfax for another intensive seminar on Irish and Scots-Irish genealogy for beginners and active family historians. Topics will include: • Irish and Scots-Irish family history research • Emigration from the North of Ireland to North America in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries (both the Scots-Irish and the Great Famine) • Irish Church Records • Landed Estate Records • Sources for 17th Century Families • Understanding Irish Townlands • Solving ‘brick-walls’ Q&A and practical internet tutorial
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Fairfax Genealogical Society
The Fairfax Genealogical Society was established in 1974 as a non-profit organization to promote fellowship and cooperation among persons who are conducting genealogical research, to further the use of sound genealogical methods, standards of accuracy, and scholarly research, and to aid those doing research in our area. We currently have over 500 members, including not only many who live in or near Fairfax County, but also many who are searching for information in our area. We are pleased to also have the membership of several libraries and other societies nationwide.