JewishGen Discussion Group #JewishGen JGSGW September 20, 2015 Meeting Announcement #general
JGSGW SEPTEMBER 20, 2015 MEETING ANNOUNCEMENT
The Jewish Genealogy Society of Greater Washington will host its September
2015 meeting on Sunday, September 20, 2015 at 1:00 pm at B'nai Israel
Congregation, 6301 Montrose Rd, Rockville, MD 20852
Program:"Case Study: Genealogy of Renee Kaufman"
Speaker: Stephen P. Morse
This lecture presents a case study illustrating how to transform minimal
information into a detailed genealogy using One-Step Webpage tools and other
websites. The presentation also teaches how to find records in spite of name
misspellings, and how to analyze evidence to avoid accepting wrong information.
Steve Morse earned degrees in Electrical Engineering >from the City College
of NY, the Polytechnic Institute of Brooklyn, and New York University.
Architect of the Intel 8086 chip, he has worked for Bell Laboratories, IBM's
Watson Research Center, and GE Corporate Research and Development. He is
also the founder and developer of the One-Step Webpages, used by
genealogists worldwide, and co-author with Dr. Alexander Beider of the
Beider-Morse Phonetic Name Matching Algorithm.
JGSGW Guest Attendance Policy: As of January 1, 2014, a non-member may
attend the monthly JGSGW meeting as a Guest for a $5.00 fee payable at the
sign-in table. The $5.00 Guest fee may be applied toward payment of annual
JGSGW membership dues if dues are paid at the same meeting at which the
guest fee was paid. JGSGW members requiring personal assistance at a
meeting due to a health condition or disability may bring someone to assist
them free of charge.
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