Online Genealogical Society of Rockland County Meeting : "Cousins Bait"

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Lecture, Local History

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Genealogical Society of Rockland County Meeting

Genealogical Society of Rockland County Meeting. Open to the public. A brief meeting of the GSRC will be followed by the program.

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The Genealogical Society of Rockland County presents a lecture by Genealogist Marian B. Wood and her lecture The Insider's Guide to Genealogical Cousin Bait - Want to expand your family tree and connect with cousins? This how-to talk is packed with practical, creative ways to find possible cousins and enable cousins to find you on Find a Grave, Family Search, Ancestry, My Heritage, and DNA websites. Step by step, learn tips and tricks for locating cousin bait such as personal photos, family stories, and unique family-history details. Don't just "take the bait"--see how and where to post irresistible cousin bait, keeping privacy in mind while encouraging relatives to get in touch.

Marian Burk Wood is the Connecticut-based author of the Amazon best-selling genealogy book, Planning a Future for Your Family’s Past. A popular genealogy speaker and an active family history blogger (at, she has used cousin bait to connect with dozens of cousins in the past decade.

This will be an online meeting through Zoom. After registering, you'll receive and email with the information on where to see the lecture on September 15th.