The Genealogy Room of Eastern Washington Genealogical Society is housed on the third floor of the Spokane Public Library at 906 W. Main Street. The "Gene Room" is open to the general public for research during library hours.
Library hours are 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. Mon, Thurs, Fri and Sat.
10:00 a.m. - 8:00 p.m. Tues, Wed
Members of the Society act as research assistants on Tuesdays from 10:00 AM to 12:00 Noon and 1:00 -p.m. - 3:00 PM or by appointment
 
Eastern Washington Genealogical Society covers Ferry, Lincoln, Pend Oreille, Spokane and Stevens County (Region 7 of Washington State Geneaology Society).
 
Need help in researching? Contact ASKEWGSI@ewgsi.org
 
Don't forget to check out our Educational Opportunities for state and region-wide events!
 
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We are a member of Washington State Genealogical Society
 
 
Memorial Ceremony
 
May 24, 2014  @   2:00 pm      Fairmount Cemetery
A Memorial Ceremony and placement of a military marker on the grave of
George Murphy, a Civil War Marine, by the Marine Corps League will take place.
 
BACKGROUND: When John Witte wrote his book in the 1990's listing graves of Civil
War veterans in Spokane County he only found one Marine, John Foran. The
Marine Corps League at that time had a ceremony and placed a military
marker on his grave.

When working on the Civil War database we have on our website, I came
across another Marine veteran and contacted the Marine Corps League to see
if they would help get one of the free government military headstones. Mr.
Morgan of that organization has gone way beyond what I asked and has
obtained an impressive headstone and planned this whole ceremony.



 
 
Upcoming Events
NEXT MEETING
Saturday, May 3
Anything But Genealogy: Non-Genealogy Software for the Genealogist
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Spokane Public Library Auditorium

WSGS CONFERENCE: AUGUST
Registration begins March 15 for WSGS Conference: Click here
 
For details on these special meetings, go to our "Upcoming Meetings/Events". You will find times and contact information.
 
SEMINARS
 
October 3rd and 4th, 2014
STEVEN W. MORRISON
Professional Genealogist
 
FOR DETAILS CLICK HERE and select Special Events from the pull-down menu.

LOCAL AREA EVENTS
April 26th
 
Ken Burchell, son of EWGS member Rosemary Braun, and speaker and historian with emphasis on the life of Thomas Paine, Revolutionary Patriot, will give a presentation on
“Treasures In Grandma’s Dresser,”
Saturday, April 26, 2014, 2:00-3:30, at the Shadle Library in Spokane.

Please take time to check out the Non-EWGS Event Tab.  There are many "genIe" opportunties to attend!
 
 

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