Bend Genealogical Society, Deschutes County, Oregon

Bend Genealogical Society

Deschutes County, Oregon

September 19, 2017

Family-Inspired Fiction: How to Use Family
History & Documents to Create Stories

Speaker:  Ginger Dehlinger, Bend Author


October 17, 2017

Voting Records: Genealogy’s Best Kept Secret

Speaker:  Pam Vestal, West Linn

Professional Genealogist


November 21, 2017

Oh, Grandma, What Have You Done?

Speaker:  George Larson


December 19, 2017

Sharing Genealogy Stories

— Holiday Potluck —


January 16, 2018

Let’s Learn From Each Other

Speaker:  Sandy Thompson


February 20, 2018

How Do I Use the Many Tools
in FamilySearch and Family Tree

Speakers:  Vaunell Temple

March 20, 2018

Oh, No–Now What? Common Research
Mistakes and How To Avoid Them

Speaker:  Nancy Noble


April 17, 2018

Paper, Software, Online–So Many Choices;
How to Figure Out What Will Work
Best for You

Speaker:  Marsha Lakes  


May 15, 2018

DNA Today

Speakers:  Lisa McCullough, Portland

We’re looking forward to meeting you!

20172018 Scheduled Programs


Program Meeting

Third Tuesday of each month, September through May, unless indicated otherwise.

We gather at 10:00 a.m. with announcements. Program presentations usually begin about 10:30 a.m. and always include Q&A time.


Enjoy a cup of coffee
and a morning
of genealogy.

Meeting Location

Williamson Hall
2200 NE Highway 20

Bend, OR  97701


Williamson Hall is the recreation building for Rock Arbor Villa Mobile Home Park (behind the Chevron Station & Jake’s Restaurant).

Visitors are always welcome!