Member Sharing Time: Brick-Wall Buster Session This meeting will focus on member-to-member sharing time—helping one another with brick walls, giving helpful suggestions on where to find missing information, and, in general, a forum for members who need help/direction with their research. Please contact the Society directly to register for this event.
Census Records, City Directories, Newspapers. Event is live; please visit the event website to register.
Register by August 6 for the Virtual Summer Research Stay-At-Home Live broadcasts August 12 - August 14 9:30 a.m. - 5 p.m. EDT Presented by Experts at American Ancestors Do you find you have more time than ever to work on family history but don’t know where to start? Are you tackling a brick -wall Read More
Citation, Source Evaluation; Organization. Event is live; please visit the event website to register.
"Sanborn Maps," presentation by Ari Wilkins. Recreating neighborhoods can provide rich and insightful details about an ancestor’s life and surroundings. This lecture will demonstrate ways to build a map using Sanborn Fire insurance maps, census records, and city directories in Google Maps. Ari Wilkins, a graduate of Louisiana State University, has been actively researching family Read More
Kick-off from the Gazebo on the Village Green, Corner of Old Bass River Road and Route 6A, Dennis MA
"The Real Life of Vital Records - The Secrets of Finding them Today," presentation by Diane Boumenot. Understanding when, where, and why vital records were created, and the changes in practices over the years, can help us locate these valuable records today. Learn how to use copies, abstracts, indexes and “substitutes” on the path to Read More
"Finding and Using Connecticut Vital Records" with Jennifer Zinck, CG. Event is free to society members only. From early town books to post-1897 certificates, Connecticut has a rich collection of vital records. Maximize your ability to find and use the records that serve as the foundation for Connecticut genealogical research as we take a deep Read More
"Planning a Future for Your Family's Past," with Marian Burk Wood. The Connecticut Society of Genealogists, Inc. presents “Planning a Future for Your Family’s Past” with Marian Burk Wood Ancestors’ photos, stories, documents, and heirlooms are part of your family’s past, and they deserve to be protected to share with future generations. No heirs for Read More
Two lectures by Thomas MacEntee: "Google for Genealogists," and "The Genealogy Do-Over™: A Year of Learning from Mistakes." Google for Genealogists Much of the information and resources available through Google go unnoticed by the average researcher. This presentation will explain how Google components can be leveraged for better search results. Google allows you to access Read More