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Our Presenters on April 19 1:00 PM

Free at 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Las Vegas, NV 89177

Ask The Experts Program

 Jerry Kunzman, Mary Barkan and Carole Montello

Our experts are now preparing to answer questions that were already submitted in writing

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The JGSSN membership is comprised of people from many walks of life. Families come from all over the world to live in the wonderful city of Las Vegas. We have a love for our heritage and a passion to share our knowledge with others.  Membership is open to all, regardless of religious background or level of experience. We welcome everyone from our community and those visiting to: Get excited about your family history! Become a member! Attend our free monthly classes. Look over our website and make use of our valuable resources. Get to know a supportive group of family history detectives willing to share and help each other in the pursuit of getting to know our family roots.

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Our presenters on March 15 1:00 PM

Free at 9600 W. Sahara Ave. Las Vegas, NV 89177

 Laura Moskowitz and Marcela Chiarandini presented:

Using Las Vegas Clark County Library District databases to Explore your Family's History

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50 Free Genealogy Sites

Looking for a list of free genealogy sites to search? Here are 50 no-cost family history resources where you will find birth, marriage and death records, obituaries, cemetery listings, newspaper articles, biographies, research tips and so much more. We had a lot of fun compiling this list of excellent websites. Remember, most free genealogy sites have been made available by the hard work and dedication of many volunteers! Don’t forget to thank them and give back when you can.
(Click Research on Menu at top - find under Getting Started > Research on a Budget)

  • Directions for translating Headstones
  • Common German Genealogy Terms
  • Common Russian Genealogy Terms
  • Common Polish Genealogy Terms
(Click Research on Menu at top - find under Jewish Specific)

What's different about Jewish Genealogy?
Introduction to Jewish Genealogy -- different problems and opportunities
This is an excellent 1 hr and 6 min. video
(Click Research on Menu at top - find under Jewish Specific)


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