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Autumn Quest 2015

2015 AutumnQuest Speakers

Finding Women from your Past

with Donna Potter-Phillips, Jill Morelli,
Janice Lovelace, and Janet Camarata

Live In-Person Presentations
Saturday, October 10th 2015, 8:15 am - 3:30 pm
at the Faith Covenant Church
1915 Washington St., Sumner, WA 98390-2020 (map)


Faith Covenant Church Parking Map
This year we will be limiting the attendance to 120 so sign up early!

Jill's Topic will be: Soldiers, Spies, & Farm Wives - Changing roles of women during the Civil War
How the Civil War was a game-changer for women in the USA.

Janice's Topic will be: Beyond online - Finding women in the Courthouse
Step away from the computer and search records stored in county courthouses.

Donna's Topic will be: Finding your Women on the Internet
How to utilize the internet to find female ancestors.

Janet's Topic will be: Brick wall Women
Janet will show you tips and tricks to break through your brick walls to find your female ancestors.

Donna Potter-Phillips

Donna Potter-Phillips

Donna Potter-Phillips is the president of Eastern WA Gen. Soc. (EWGS). She is one of the original incorporators of EWGS. She has authored several surname booklets, including Gilbert Gallery, Potter Profiles, Oswald Outline, and Texas Queries. Donna wrote the Heritage Hunting column for the Spokane Daily Chronicle for years (note the Spokane Chronicle is online in Google News so you can read her columns online). She also wrote many articles for the Bulletin including the News Hotline column.

Janice Lovelace

Janice Lovelace Ph.D.

Janice Lovelace Ph.D. has 20 years of experience in family history research as well as academic work in the area (Genealogy and Family History certificate at UW in 2012, Certificate program in genealogy at Boston University, 2013). A member of Seattle Genealogical Society for a number of years, she joined the SGS Board as Vice-President in June 2014. She is also a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists. In her work life, she is a licensed clinical psychologist with a specialization in child and family therapy and has been a private practice therapist and a faculty member teaching psychology.

Jill Morelli

Jill Morelli

Jill Morelli began her genealogical research over 30 years ago when she discovered that she didn't know her grandmother's name. Having all four of her grandparents die before she reached the age of 7 also left her without those conversations that naturally occur between grandchild and grandparent. She vowed to find out more and has been researching ever since. She has always approached her research as a process that required careful analysis and synthesis of information before coming to conclusions. This thoughtful process is an advantage to those who seek her services, as they know that conclusions will not be hastily drawn.

Janet Camarata

Janet Camarata

Janet Camarata has researched her own family history for over 25 years. Many of her ancestors were immigrant farmers on the move, originating in Virginia and Pennsylvania, moving west through Kentucky, Indiana, Ohio, Missouri, Kansas and on into California and Washington State. She now spends her time moving eastward discovering where they came from, why they moved and what they experienced. As a result she researches her family, tells their stories using all the benefits of genealogy, history, analysis and computing. Janet is retired from the Boeing Company. She taught at the University of Phoenix and within the Boeing Company.

Seminar Schedule

Seminar Cost

The seminar is $50.00 per person.
Lunch is $10.00 (includes gratuity) salad, sandwiches, dessert.

Registration Form

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