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UPDATE #21: Genealogy Cancellations and Postponements Due to Coronavirus

Posted On May 1, 2020 By admin With Comments Off on UPDATE #21: Genealogy Cancellations and Postponements Due to Coronavirus



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As the COVID-1 9( or Coronavirus) outbreak spreads, numerous public occurrences are being canceled, postponed, or be converted into virtual episodes. Whether as a result of tour outlaws, constitutions boycotting vast assembles, or an abundance of careful, officials are canceling, postponing, or converting episodes to virtual meetings … leaving prove organizers, attendees, exhibitors, and patronizes clambering to make alternative plans.

Genealogy occasions are not immune to these concerns. I plan to publish notices of abandonments of genealogy-related events for as long as there is a need for these notices.

–Notice( s )–

New updates since the last update are marked with an asterisk (*).

New Zealand- DNA Discovery 2020 Years in New Zealand to be Held Online as Virtual Meetings

Not merely is this planned in-person classroom hearings being changed because of concerns about the CoronaVius pandemic, the deepen on “virtual classes” means that many more people will be able to attend from around the world. The following is an announcement from the DNA Discovery Team 😛 TAGEND

The virus may have stopped them hopping on a plane to New Zealand, but it won’t stop Blaine Bettinger& Angie Bush from sharing their knowledge.

Our Christchurch and Wellington DNA Discovery 2020 classrooms are now leading virtual and you can attend them online from anywhere in the world.

For those that would like to attend practically, click on the links below to record your ticket.

21-22 March- Virtual( was Christchurch ), 10.00 am- 4.30 pm https :// www.eventbrite.com.au/ e/ dna-discovery-lectures-christchurch-tickets-8 6201640427? aff= ebdssbdestsearch

27-28 March- Virtual( was Wellington)- 9.30 am- 4.00 pm https :// www.eventbrite.com.au/ e/ dna-discovery-lectures-wellington-tickets-8 6092736693? aff= ebdssbdestsearch

These contests are in NZDT. Check our steer for converting your times. https :// cdn.shopify.com/ s/ folders/ 1/1362/ 4263/ folders/ DNA_Discovery_Time_Zones.pdf? v= 15843071 50

USA- National Events

USA- National Genealogical Society’s Annual Conference scheduled for Salt Lake City, May 20 to 23, 2020

Click here to read a longer report regard planning for this very large conference.

USA- Genealogy Cruise from New Jersey to Bermuda, with a stop in Newport, R.I ., has been Canceled

We regret to announce that we have canceled our lineage cruise to Newport and Bermuda, which had been scheduled for July 2020. We look forward to seeing you all when this surpasses. Those registered are being notified by the travel agency.

USA- Polish Genealogical Society of America Annual Conference, September 18 -1 9, 2020, Has Been Cancelled

With the growing uncertainty adjacent the current coronovirus outbreak, plus the statements of a nationwide medical emergency in the USA, the PGSA Board has unanimously agreed to cancel this year’s PGSA Conference, scheduled for September 18,19 in Chicago.

As we watch the media reports on the coronavirus pandemic, we see that it has become a world state concern, and although we pray that it perfectly slakes in the coming months ……. no one can predict when we’ll return to regular tasks, such as travel, and group happenings such as seminars, etc. We regret deletion of the 2020 Conference, however believe it is the best course of action…

The PGSA Board will likewise be discussing possible options, such as organizing a “virtual conference” last-minute this year, and we’ll be in touch with everyone with any modernizes along those lines.

USA by District, scheduled Alphabetically

USA- California-( Update of a previous bulletin) The Sacramento Genealogical Society( also often referred to as “Root Cellar”) has shelved the Society’s Spring Seminar 2020 to September 19, 2020.

The Spring Seminar 2020 will be held at the same location as previously scheduled( Fair Oaks Presbyterian Church ). The summit is SOLD OUT according to their website. Items may be found at https :// rootcellar.org /.

USA- California- The Southern California Genealogical Society Library Will Be Closed for the Remainder of March and All of April

From the SCGS web site at http :// www.scgsgenealogy.com / 😛 TAGEND

Due to the threat of Covid-1 9, we will be closing the library for the remembrance of March and for all of April.

Health providers are recommending that people over 60 escape even small-scale assemblies. Since many of our librarians and researcher have gained this age, we wish to protect their health and well-being. Thank you for your understanding and cooperation during this period of time.

USA- California- The Genealogy Society of Santa Cruz County is suspending all performances and in library assist through April 15.

USA- Connecticut- March 28, 2020- Successors of the Founders of Ancient Windsor Spring Meeting and Luncheon

This event has been cancelled due to the potential COVID-1 9 threat.

USA- Connecticut- Connecticut Society of Genealogists Program has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 19

Originally scheduled for March 21, 2020, the Connecticut Society of Genealogists lecture of Sandra Taitt-Eady of the Baobab Genealogy Society speaks to” The Connecticut-Caribbean Connection” has been rescheduled for Saturday, September 19 at 1:30 p.m.

USA- Georgia- Augusta Genealogical Society

The Adamson Library of the Augusta Genealogical Society will be closed until at least March 31 st, as well as all scheduled shops and meetings. Please check the website for updates at http :// AugustaGenSociety.org.

USA- Georgia- the Owsley Family Historical Society meeting scheduled for June 4-6, 2020, in Savannah, GA, has been cancelled until 2021.

All Owsley, Ousley and Housley offsprings and friends, can refer to OFHS.ORG, for information.

(*) USA- Illinois- The Fox Valley Genealogical Society of Naperville, Illinois has cancelled the 2020 fail seminar planned for september 26, 2020.

Plan to join us on September 25, 2021 for our rescheduled conference–PATH TO AMERICA: Immigration Records& Roadshow with Rich Venezia. Check our website https :// ilfvgs.org /

USA- Indiana

The Indiana Genealogical Society’s 2020 Conference has been changed to a virtual one.More intelligence will be available soon on the webpage: http :// www.indgensoc.org/ coronavirusupdate.php

USA- Iowa- Iowa Genealogical Society

Beginning on Friday, March 20 th, at 4:00 PM Daylight Savings Time( our regular Friday closing time ), the IGS library will be closed to the public until further notice. We WILL still have staff in the building to handle the day-to-day stuffs, but we just do not have enough staff or voluntaries to complete the kind of rigorous, perpetual cleanup and distancing necessary to prevent the spread of the COVID-1 9 virus.

We are also postponing all classes and interest group meetings until further notice, as well as our Spring Conference( originally slated for Saturday, April 18 th ). We will continue to communicate via our Facebook and Twitter sheets, as well as this website, http :// iowagenealogy.org, and will obstruct you updated as new information becomes available. Please take care of yourselves and stay home as much as you can!

USA- Kansas- 2020 Heartland Family History Conference has been Canceled

We are very sorry to announce that, due to the current COVID-1 9 pandemic, we are cancelling the 2020 Heartland Family History Conference scheduled for April 3- 4, 2020 in Topeka, KS. We are really disappointed to have to do this, as we have been looking forward with great enthusiasm to the conference of the parties. This is a situation that none of us could have anticipated, and all of us must do our constituent to help contain the spread of this disease and protect the health of our friends, kinfolks, colleagues and community members.

The Conference Planning team is currently exploring alternatives such as rescheduling or other possible methods of making the conference content available to you. We will be meeting with the Topeka Genealogical Society Board in the course of the coming week to identify how we will proceed from here. More report will be forthcoming.

USA- Kentucky- The National Society of the Sons of the American Revolution( NSSAR or SAR) has closed their national headquarters and lineage library in Louisville, Kentucky until further notice. Keep an seeing on https :// www.sar.org/ news-from-sar / for the purposes of the updates.

USA- Maine- The Maine Genealogical Society has nullified its workshop with Cyndi Ingle scheduled for Saturday, April 18 in Augusta.

Usa- Massachusetts- the Massachusetts Genealogical Council’s 2020 Seminar is now VIRTUAL

The Massachusetts Genealogical Council has swapped paraphernaliums and have changed the traditional format to a VIRTUAL SEMINAR on the same dates- April 4 and 5, 2020. And the premium is right- $42.50 for BOTH days( initially $85/ era .). You’ll need to provide your own breakfast/ lunch, but will be safely in the consolation of your dwelling, benefitting from the same type of programming lineup, with access to an electronic syllabus, online converses with orators, a chance to win participant prizes( thought doorprizes ), and a blueprint for other content available over the following table weeks.

Details are available at https :// www.massgencouncil.org/ mgc-2 020 and there is more info and an easy access to registration at: https :// www.eventbrite.com/ e/ mgc-2 020 -virtual-seminar-origins-destinations-registration-8 8242326173.

USA- Maryland- Harford County, Maryland Library’s Genealogy Conference is Postponed until the Summer

Harford County Public Library’s seventh annual Genealogy Conference, which had been scheduled for later this month, has been adjourned due to concerns over coronavirus. It will likely be rescheduled sometime this summer.

USA- Minnesota- Minnesota Genealogy Center to Close through April 18 because of CoronaVirus Concerns

The following is an announcement from the Minnesota Genealogical Society 😛 TAGEND

The Minnesota Genealogy Center and the Hoffman Research Library will be closed March 15 through April 18 to protect the health of our members and guests during the COVID-1 9 public health emergency. The planned March 28 -2 9 MGC Open House and the April 18 MGS Spring Conference have been canceled; these events will possibly be rescheduled at a later date. Paid Spring Conference enrollments will be fully refunded.

USA- Minnesota- The upcoming quarterly meeting of the Swedish Genealogical Society of Minnesota scheduled for March 21 st has been cancelled.

After careful consideration, due to uncertainty and concerns about the Coronavirus( COVID-1 9) we have decided to err on the side of caution rather than the potential risk of our members being exposed to the virus.

USA- Minnesota- The Irish Genealogical Society International( IGSI) April 25, 2020″ Getting Ready to Search Irish Records” class by Kevin Cassidy has been postponed to Saturday, September 19, 2020.

For items check irishgenealogical.org.

USA- Missouri- The St. Louis Genealogical Society’s Annual Family history Conference has been Halted

The St. Louis Genealogical Society’s Annual Family History Conference,” Proof Positive…Evidence in Court Records” peculiarity Judy Russell, JD, CG, CGL, was scheduled to be held on Saturday, 4 April 2020. The conference registration has been halted. We are working on online presentation at this time, but there will be no forum on Saturday, April 4. Items and future informs may be found at https :// stlgs.org/ contests/ family-history-conference.

USA- New Jersey- The Ukrainian History and Education Center

The” Nashi Predky — Our Ancestors” Family history Conference is transitioning to an ONLINE format due to the CoronaVirus Pandemic.

The conference will be on the same date( April 4, 2020) with the same great talker lineup, and at a reduced price! There will be interactive proposals with an opportunity to ask questions and to participate from the solace of your own home. Registration link and details available at https :// www.ukrhec.org/ civicrm/ phenomenon/ info? id= 78& reset= 1

USA- New York

The New York branch office of the U.S. National Archives and Records Administration will remain closed until at least March 20 th due to the CoronaVirus concerns. See https :// www.archives.gov/ nyc for the details.

USA- New York- The Bronx- June 4- Cancelled: DNA Testing- Get into Your Hand-Me-Down Genes

USA- North Carolina- Tar Heel Uncovering, initially be held in private 19 -2 4 April 2020, has been postponed indefinitely.

Until 109 E. Jones St ., Raleigh, NC, residence of the State Archives of North Carolina and The Government& Heritage Library( State Library of NC) reopen, it is not possible to see if the programme is likely to be rescheduled.

USA- Ohio- April 11- the April Meeting of the Montgomery County Chapter, Ohio Genealogical Society has been canceled

USA- Ohio- The Ohio Genealogical Society annual forum( April 29- May 2) has been cancelled.

With much miss, the Ohio Genealogical Society has cancelled the 2020 Annual Conference( scheduled for Apr 29 -May 2) due to the Governor of Ohio’s mandate on big finds during the coronavirus pandemic.




The safety and well-being of those attending is our utmost concern. These are distinct times and circumstances for all of us.

Those that have registered will receive an email within the next week outlining your rebate alternatives. Rebates conclude take up to 60 days to process.

We thank you for your continuing carry. We look forward to seeing you in 2021. If you have questions, we can be contacted at ogsconference @gmail. com.

USA- Oregon- March 13 -2 3: Genealogical Forum of Oregon Postpones Genealogy Open House Due to Coronavirus Concerns

Observing an abundance of prudence, the Genealogical Forum of Oregon is postponing its free Genealogy Open House which had been due to begin March 13 and run for 10 days.

As the coronavirus has been detected in the Portland metro area, beings are increasingly remain concerned about gathering in public radicals. We share that concern.

All 40 free classifies will be rescheduled to this fall. Special guest orator John Schmal, expert on Mexican Ancestry, is also defer his appearance originally scheduled for the evening of March 18.

The Genealogical Forum of Oregon also is immediately suspending all 17 Special Interest Groups and meetings of the Portland Mac Users Group from the GFO Library. We have also canceled the GenTalk about PERSI Aid planned for march 21.

We are following the instructions of Governor Kate Brown. Today she invited all groups to cancel affairs hosting 10 people or more in high risk populations. Older adults are considered high risk. A significant percentage of our members and SIG participants are older.

The GFO library itself remains open for family history research.

USA- Oregon- April 4& 5- Genealogical Forum of Oregon Postpones its Spring Seminar

Given concerns about large-scale public assembles, the Genealogical Forum of Oregon is shelving its Spring Seminar, Solve Puzzles with DNA with certified genealogist Karen Stanbary, which had been scheduled for April 4 and 5.

We’re pleased to announce the new dates: Karen will come to Portland August 8 and 9 for this seminar.

The GFO library itself remains open for family history research. Small concludes of lineage special interest groups continue to meet in the classroom.

USA- Oregon- Genealogical Forum of Oregon Library to Close for a While

The Genealogical Forum of Oregon is immediately closing its library in Portland until April 1. We will re-evaluate that status last-minute based on how the coronavirus progresses in our community.

In addition, here is a full summary of all GFO Events canceled and rescheduled 😛 TAGEND

Canceled Special Interest Group joins and Voluntary work Gathering. Canceled GenTalk about PERSI on March 21. Rescheduled the free Genealogy Open House to Sept. 25 -Oct. 4. Rescheduled the DNA Seminar with Karen Stanbary to August 8-9.

We need to control the contagion. If closing our library to the public helps to “flatten the arc, ” as epidemiologists say, then we want to play our part.

USA- Oregon- The Rogue Valley Genealogical Society, Medford, Oregon sadly cancels its Spring Seminar with guest talker, Dr. John Colletta, April 17, 18 th 2020.

View our future episodes at http :// www.rvgslibrary.org.

USA- Tennessee- March 21- Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society’s bi-monthly gratify is being be transformed into an online fit simply! Check http :// mtgs.org for a link to the presentation.

USA- Texas- March 21- The Williamson County Genealogical Society’s annual seminar scheduled for March 21 in Round Rock, Texas has been canceled.

The seminar was going to feature Amy Johnson Crow with a series of lectures. Harmonizing to the organizers:

“Due to current issues surrounding the spread of the corona virus, the decision was made to cancel the happening. Unfortunately, we were unable to come up with a solution that would have allowed Amy to present to us virtually at the venue.”

Details may be found at: https :// williamsontxgenealogy.org/ cpage.php? pt= 41.

USA- Texas- The Czech Heritage Museum and Genealogy Center in Temple, Texas will be temporarily closed as a preventative measure.

The Texas Czech Genealogical Society Workshop are planned for April 3-4 has been postponed. Additionally, all Tarok games and cinema screenings have been temporarily canceled.

For more information or informs, visit http :// czechheritagemuseum.org.

USA- Texas- The Texoma Genealogy Group has reluctantly decided to cancel our April& May gratifies.

With the current uncertainty of shutdowns and everyone being asked to practice “social distancing, ” we are taking our part of any mistrust out of our members’ lives.

USA- Utah- Temporary Family History Library in Salt Lake City Closure

Out of concern for the health and safety of our guests, voluntaries, and staff members, the Family History Library in Salt Lake City will temporarily close starting at 5:00 p.m. on Friday, March 13, 2020 until further notice. This close to supporting preventive efforts to control the spread of COVID-1 9.

Regional FamilySearch centers and libraries have been asked to consider the direction of their local and government leaders, and then acquire informed choice about temporary closes. If you plan to visit a FamilySearch center soon, please call ahead to ensure it is open at the regular periods.( Included at the bottom of this pole lists a number of centers that are currently closed .)

We appreciate your understanding and encourage you to use the vast genealogical resources available at FamilySearch.org to continue your family uncoverings. During the time the Family History Library is closed, personal succor will continue to be provided online through FamilySearch Communities and Family History Library Classes and Webinars.

USA- Utah- 52 nd annual BYU Conference on Family history and Genealogy, Scheduled for July 28-31, 2020, is Cancelled

We are terrible to announce that in accordance with BYU COVID-1 9 Guidelines the 2020 BYU Conference on Family history and Genealogy from July 28 -3 1 will be cancelled. The pre-conference on July 27 will too be cancelled. We know the guidelines were given after careful and prayerful consideration and with concern for the lives of all. All “whos been” cross-file for the documents of the conference will automatically be issued a full indemnity. We are so disappointed that we are not able to gather with you on campus this year, and look forward to joining with you again next year.

USA- Virginia- The Fairfax Genealogical Society in Fairfax County, Virginia has canceled its Spring Conference scheduled for 3-4 April, 2020.

Additional information is available on the society’s website at: https :// fxgs.org/ index.php.

USA- Virginia Genealogical Society and the Library of Virginia( update to a previous enumerate)

From the Virginia Genealogical Society: “Today, Thursday, 12 March, we were notified by the Library of Virginia that all public programme through the end of April has been cancelled in the interests of the coronavirus situation. Consequently, the Virginia Genealogical Society library daylight and springtime meet scheduled for 17 and 18 April are affected. The library era is cancelled .”

Future revises will be available on the VGS website at https :// vgs.org / and on the VGS Facebook page.

(*) USA- Virginia- Northern Neck of Virginia Historical Society is closed until further notice and May 13 outpouring membership fit and luncheon has been canceled

Virginia Governor Northam has recently issued a second Stay at Home Order to residents of the Commonwealth to protect the health and safety of Virginians and to mitigate the spread of the Covid-1 9 virus that is affecting the Commonwealth. This ministerial tell will remain in place until June 10, 2020, unless amended or rescinded.

In accordance with the governor’s order, and for the health and safety of our members, advocates and patrons, the Northern Neck of Virginia Historical Society’s headquarters in Montross is closed to the public until further notice and the Society’s May 13 springtime membership cros and lunch has been canceled.

USA- Washington- Tacoma-Pierce County( Washington) Genealogical Society Cancels their 2020 Spring Seminar

From https :// tpcgs.org /: “TPCGS 2020 Spring Seminar CANCELLED- It is with deep regret that TPCGS has decided that it is in everyone’s best interests to cancel our 2020 Spring Seminar. We hope to be able to reschedule it at a future year. All enrollments that we have already received will be payed. Thank you for understanding.”

USA- Washington- Saturday, April 3, Eastern Washington Genealogical Society Spring Seminar is CANCELLED

The Eastern Washington Genealogical Society Spring Seminar scheduled for April 4th has been postponed till May 2nd. If you have already paid and can not prepare the May date you can get a refund, or the money carries over for the May Seminar.

Saturday, May 2,2020 Heighten Your Genealogy Repertoire( Seminar) 9:30 pm to 3:30 pm Prince of Peace Lutheran- 8441 N Indian Trail Rd. Spokane, WA 99208

USA- Wisconsin- the Wisconsin State Genealogical Society is offsetting the 2020 Gene–ARama Conference. See https :// wsgs.org/ cpage.php? pt= 311 for the details.

USA- Wisconsin -Manitowoc County Genealogical Society

The Manitowoc County Genealogical Society is canceling its “Genealogy Help” at the Manitowoc Public Library, the” Genealogy Club” activities at Lester Public Library in Two Rivers, and also the Manitowoc County Genealogical Society meetings until further notice. The Wisconsin State 2020 Gene–ARama in Manitowoc has also been canceled for this year. The society said today will inform the public when its activities resume.

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United Kingdom- London- The National Archives( TNA) at Kew is closed until further notice. Watch https :// www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/ about/ word/ coronavirus-update / for further updates.

United Kingdom- London- The places of the Society of Genealogists are closed until further notice.

United Kingdom- London- RootsTech London Postponed to 2021 Due to CoronaVirus Concerns

In consideration of COVID-1 9, FamilySearch International announced today that the RootsTech conference planned for London 5-7 November 2020, will be postponed until the drop-off of 2021.

The health and safety of all RootsTech London attendees, exhibitors, and speakers is the highest priority of FamilySearch International.

Those who have already registered for the event will be issued refunds.

To receive advertisements and other updates considering RootsTech London, please visit rootstech.org/ london.

RootsTech in Salt Lake City is still scheduled for 3-6 February 2021.

United Kingdom- London- The Family Tree Live conference, due to have been held on 17& 18 April 2020 at Alexandra Palace, has been cancelled.

Due to the current health deductions concerning the Covid-1 9 pandemic, we have no choice but to leant the well being of all concerned first, and cancel our two-day family history show. We would like to thank sincerely the many people and organisations who have placed significant period and endeavor into organising the episode and apologise for this disappointing but inevitable news. Further information may be found at https :// www.family-tree.co.uk/ family-tree-live /.

United Kingdom- Birmingham- THE Genealogy Show 2020 is Cancelled

From THE Genealogy Show web site at https :// thegenealogyshow.uk / 😛 TAGEND

After much careful consideration, it is with deep regret that we announce the postponed to THE Genealogy Show 2020 which was to be held on Friday 26 and Saturday 27 June 2020 at the NEC, Birmingham, UK.

In light of the COVID-1 9 pandemic and the uncertain state of affairs we have all obtained ourselves in, we feel it is the right decision to ensure the safety and well-being of all those involved with or due to visit THE Genealogy Show 2020.

United Kingdom- Dorset Family History Society- March 21

The Dorset Family history Society has reluctantly determined the decision to cancel the Family History Day on Saturday 21 st March 2020. This is out of consideration for the health and well being of our voluntaries, exhibitors, talkers and potential guests because of the Coronavirus.

The Family history Day was going to be held at Parkstone Grammar School, Sopers Lane, Poole and we also didn’t want to be responsible for potentially delivering the virus onto the school premises.

Please regularly check the society’s website at https :// www.dorsetfhs.org.uk/ events-activities/ family-history-day / for future happens which will be organised as soon as we feel it is safe to do so.

United Kingdom- Oxford

The 41 st Guild of One-Name Studies Conference scheduled for April 24 th to 26 th 2020 at Jurys Inn, Oxford, UK has been shelved and will now be held at the same venue April 23 rd to 25 th 2021. The AGM that was due to place on April 25 th as part of the 2020 consultation will now be an online meeting starting at 20.00 BST( DST ). Details may be found at https :// one-name.org/ guild-conference-agm /.

– Canada-

Canada- Ontario- the Ontario Ancestors Annual Conference on June 5-7, 2020, has been cancelled, due to the COVID-1 9 outbreak.

However, the Ontario Ancestors organizers are looking to hold a virtual consultation on the June 5-7, 2020 year. Items to follow. Items may be found on the society’s web site at https :// mailchi.mp/ ogs.on.ca/ february-families-conference-registration-3 06557? e= 97 c5519c49.

–End of Notice( s )–

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