Genealogy group sets special Zoom seminar

Early registration ends Aug. 7

Lisa Cooke

PORT ANGELES — Early registration for a Clallam County Genealogical Society seminar ends Friday.

The seminar will feature Lisa Louise Cooke at 9:30 a.m. Aug. 14.

Seminar attendees are welcome to watch the Zoom meeting from home or at the society’s research center at 403 E. Eighth St., Port Angeles.

All are welcome to join the seminars.

Cost is $40 for Clallam County Genealogical Society (CCGS) members and $50 for non-members.

All late and at-the-door registrations are $50 per person.

Checks can be sent to CCGS, 403 E. Eighth St., Port Angeles, WA 98362. Paypal is available through the CCGS website at

After receipt of check or Paypal payment, the registrants will receive the Zoom address and passcode in their emails.

Program organizers note Cooke is one of the leading genealogists in the nation, having written several popular books including “The Genealogist’s Google Toolbox,” “How to Find your Family History in Newspapers” and the video series, “Google Earth for Genealogy.”

She also is the producer and host of the Genealogy Gems Podcast, an online audio show available at

Cooke is the producer and host of the Family Tree Magazine Podcast, and author of the Lisa’s Picks column in Family Tree Magazine.

The seminar is to be comprised of three sessions: The Genealogist’s Google Search Methodology; Ancestry Top Tips and Hidden Secrets, and How to Reopen and Work a Genealogical Cold Case.

Beginning and advanced genealogists will find material applicable to their research.

For more information, call 360-417-5000 between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m. Tuesday through Friday, or between noon and 4 p.m. Saturday.

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