KSQM Meeting Room, 609 W. Washington St. Sequim Village Shopping Center
Michael Stills, genealogist. New to the Pacific Northwest, Michael recently moved to the Poulsbo area.
Michael is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, past president of the Colorado Mountain Genealogists Society and owner of Missing Roots Genealogy. He holds a Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University’s Online Program and is currently a participant in ProGen Study Group 45. He is a Volunteer Leader at WikiTree and recently started volunteering at the Puget Sound Genealogy Center in Kitsap County. He is on a never-ending quest to answer his daughter’s family tree question from 2003.
Myths, Legends and Lies: The Dangers of Family History Research
Can you handle the truth?
Family history research is a burgeoning pursuit thanks to TV programs
like “Who Do You Think You Are?”, “Genealogy Roadshow,” and “Finding
Your Roots.” But before you jump in, have you asked yourself if you’re
fully prepared for what you might discover?
Together we will be opening closets to expose skeletons, peeking under
the lid of Pandora’s Box, and shining light on the ethical dilemmas you
may encounter in the quest to find your missing ancestors. They may have
good reasons why they’re hiding from you.