Meeting Schedule

Meetings are held at 7:30 PM on the 4th Tuesday of each month (except December) in the Community Room at The Orchards, 34 Hobart Street, Southington, CT 06489. The facility is handicapped accessible and has an elevator on site. There is no admission charge and no obligation to become a member. No reservations required.

2017

 

December : No Meeting

2018

January 23: Webinar TBA

February 27:Webinar TBA

March 27: Bryna O’Sullivan, “Quebec and French-Canadian Research”

April 24: TBA

May 22: TBA

June 26: TBA

July 24: TBA

PAST PROGRAMS

2017

January 24: Sheila Lafferty, Google Searching Refresher

February 28: Richard Eppler, How to get to Europe in your research

March 28 :Professor  Jill Martin, Women’s Derivative Citizenship and its Impact

Note Date Change: April 22 (Saturday 10 am) : Site visit at the Southington Historical Center

May 23: Art Secondo, Italian Immigration

June 27: Webinar: “Censational Census Strategies” by Mary Kircher Roddy

July 25: Webinar: “Playing Nice in the Genealogy Sandbox” By Thomas MacEntee

August 22: Webinar: “50 Websites Every Genealogist Should Know” by Gena Philibert-Ortega

September 26: Joe Manning, “Lewis Hine Project” : Note: 7 pm.

October 24: Janeen Bjork, “Explore Connecticut Newspapers for Genealogy”

November 28: Marian Wood, “Planning a Future for Your Family’s Past”

2016

January 26, 2016: prerecorded webinar, “Tap into your inner private eye- 9 strategies for finding living relatives” with permission from Legacy Family Tree Webinars and Lisa Louise Cooke

February 23, 2016: CANCELED.

March 22, 2016: The Geology of Cemetery Gravestones by SGS Member Charles Dimmick.

April 26, 2016: The Webinar, “The Secret Lives of Women – Researching Female Ancestors Using the Sources They Left Behind” with permission from Legacy Family Tree Webinars and Gena Philibert Ortega .

May 24, 2016: Presentation about the Daughters of the American Revolution by members of the Katherine Gaylord Chapter of Bristol CT.

June 28, 2016: Probate Judge Matthew J. Jalowiec speaking about the probate court

July 26, 2016: Webinar: Genealogy 101 part 1

August 23, 2016: Webinar:  Genealogy 101 part 2

September 27, 2016: Webinar:  Genealogy 101 part 3

October 25, 2016: Gerald Seagrave, Connecticut State Library, History and Genealogy Unit

November 22, 2016: Nora Galvin, DNA and Genetic Genealogy

December : No Meeting

2015

January 27, 2015
Webinar: Researching your Italian Ancestors by Ruth Lapioli Merriman
(canceled due to the weather)

February 24, 2015
Webinar: My Genealogy DO-Over – A Year of Learning from Research Mistakes
Presented by Thomas MacEntee

March 24, 2015
Brick Wall Workshop- Advice and assistance will be offered

April 28, 2015
Lecture by Dr. Brian Jones on Ground Penetrating Radar and the Merriman Cemetery findings.

May 26, 2015
Webinar: Researching your Italian Ancestors by Ruth Lapioli Merriman. Rescheduled from January.

June 23, 2015
Plant brothers of Plantsville by Ray Thomas

July 28, 2015
Webinar: Migration Patterns East of the Mississippi Prior to 1860. Shown with permission from Legacy Family Tree Webinars and Mary Hill.

August 25, 2015
Webinar: Irish Genealogical Records in the 17th-19th Centuries by Judith Eccles Wight

September 22, 2015TBA

October 27, 2015: Kevin Johnson from the Connecticut State Library as Jordan Freeman, an African-American servant during the Revolutionary War.

November 24, 2015: 

December 11, 2015: SGS Holiday Party

2014

January 28, 2014
Liz Kopec on the History of Southington, 1914-WWII, Southington.

February 25, 2014
Prerecorded Webinar- “The Genealogy of Your House” by Marian Pierre-Louis.

March 25, 2014
Nora Galvin, DNA and genetic genealogy

April 22, 2014
30th Anniversary Celebration

May 27, 2014
Ruth Shapleigh-Brown, Gravestone Preservation

June 24, 2014
Prerecorded Webinar: “7 Habits of Highly Frugal Genealogists” by Thomas MacEntee

July 22, 2014
Prerecorded Webinar: “Genealogy Evidence and Online Family Trees” by Karen Clifford

August 26, 2014
Sheila Lafferty:  iPads (and tablets, smartphones) and Genealogy. 10 iPad Minis will be available for use during the session.

September 23, 2014
Richard Eppler, Topic: European Church Records

October 28, 2014

Learn to Find Your Family Roots with the Family History Center

November 25, 2014
Southington Town Clerk, Kathy Larkin

December 2014
Holiday Party: Thursday, 4 December 2014

2013

July 23, 2013
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Topic: “Findagrave.com: a virtual cemetery”, Sheila Lafferty.

August 27, 2013
Prerecorded webinar: “Ten Hidden Resources Every Genealogist Should Know”, by Lisa Alzo.

September 24, 2013
Richard Eppler on maximizing usage of the National Archives and much more

October 22, 2013
French-Canadian Genealogy with Maryanne LeGrow

November 26, 2013
Robert Wolfe, aka Uncle Bob,. author of “Secrets of Successful Family Reunions”

December 6, 2013 (Friday) : Holiday Dinner, 6 pm. The Orchards.

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