"Funeral Homes and Family History," presentation by Daniel Earl. Members will receive an email with instructions for registration. Non-members are asked to email the Society at firstname.lastname@example.org to receive a registration link.
"On the Road Again," with D. Joshua Taylor As repositories open their doors, join us as we explore new in-person research strategies. "Mission Accomplished: Planning Your Research Trip" "Treasures in the Archives: Using ArchiveGrid" "Unusual Research Destinations: Antiques, Diners, and More" Please visit the event website for details and registration.
“Abby Kelley Foster and the Yours for Humanity —Abby play," presentation by Lynne McKenny Lydick. Venue TBA; please visit the Society's website for details.
"What You Need to Know About Jewish Family Names," presentation by Sally Amdur Sack. While identifying family names is basic to doing genealogical research, Jewish family names are anything but simple. Different rules governed the adoption of names in different countries and in Ashkenasic and Sephardic communities. Some names were chosen, others were assigned, and Read More
Speaker Lisa Louise Cooke giving two talks via Zoom on a large screen: "How to Reopen and Work a Genealogical Cold Case" "The Genealogists Google Search Methodology" Sandwiches available during a lunch-time visiting period Members may also view the talks live via Zoom from home. Members will receive an email with instructions for registration. Non-members Read More
"Naturalization Records," presentation by Seema Kenney. Venue TBA; please visit the Society's website for details.
"Indirect Evidence: Putting the Pieces Together," presentation by Pauline Merrick. The Connecticut Society of Genealogists, Inc. presents “Indirect Evidence – Putting the Pieces Together” with Pauline Merrick This Connecticut-based case study demonstrates techniques to identify family members when birth records are non-existent and other vital records lack the necessary data. A variety of records are Read More
The Heidi Urich Annual Lecture on Jewish Genealogy, co-sponsored by JGSGB and Hebrew College, will be "Eastern European Jewry," by Samuel Kassow. Please visit the event website for registration and details.
"Polish Christmas Customs, Wigilia, and Opłatek," presentation by Sophie Hodorowicz Knab. Please join us for program that is just in time for the holiday season! The sharing of the opłatek (Christmas wafer) on Christmas Eve is the most cherished of all Polish Christmas customs. On the eve of Christ's birth, the people of Poland and Read More
Annual "Members Share" event. Members will receive an email with instructions on how to register as we get closer to the event. Non-members are asked to email us at email@example.com to receive a registration link.