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October Saturdays: Family History Month Open House
Saturday, October 7 through Saturday, October 28
October Saturdays: Family History Month Open House  (Miscellaneous)
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society Library, 6111 188th Pl. NE, Arlington, WA
October is Family History Month
Join the Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society for coffee and cookies as we celebrate Family History Month each Saturday in October at the library.
  • Saturday, October 7th will be an introduction to the library.  Even if you are a regular user of the library there is always something new to discover.
  • Saturday, October 14th  will focus on preserving your family history.  Bring 10 photos and your thumb drive and use our scanner to digitize them.  We will provide instruction for those who need help using our scanner.
  • Saturday, October 21st  will focus on sharing your history with your children.  Help your child or grandchild complete a family tree.
  • Saturday, October 28th  will focus on our online resources.
There will be a prize drawing each Saturday as well as an additional drawing for a grand prize on October 28th.
The Stillaguamish Valley Genealogical Society is located at 6111 188th Place NE, Arlington, just to the northeast of the airport.
Saturday Hours  10:00 AM – 4:00 PM

Recreating Your Ancestor's World
Tuesday, October 10
Recreating Your Ancestor's World  (Monthly Meetings)
1:00 pm
Society Library In-Person
Mary Kircher Roddy will be speaking  at our October 10th meeting. Our business meeting will follow the presentation.
You are invited to the presentation at the society library. Everyone is welcome!
Mary's topic: Recreating Your Ancestor's World

Learn how to combine maps, city directories, census records, and more to visualize your ancestor's world. Understanding their environment will help you understand them.



Mary Kircher Roddy, CG, earned a certificate in Genealogy and Family History at the University of Washington in 2005. She was credentiated by the Board for Certification of Genealogists in 2019. She is a trustee of the Board for Certification of Genealogists and is a former treasurer for the Association of Professional Genealogists. She is a co-editor of the National Genealogical Society Quarterly and one of the founders of the Applied Genealogy Institute.



General Meeting Agenda
SVGS President Ruth Caesar’s welcome message.
  • Call for additions or corrections to the last month’s meeting minutes. (These minutes were sent for review to members who were in attendance)
  • Treasurer’s Report- members can email Karen Looney at for a copy of the Report. Please put Treasurer’s Report in the subject line.
  • Presentation- (see attached handout)
  • General Meeting- Call for New Business
  • Adjournment….
  • Board Meeting will immediately follow the General Meeting