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SUNDAY, March 31, 2019 - Meeting of Delaware Genealogical Society

A meeting of the ** DELAWARE GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY** will be held Sunday, March 31, 2019, from 2 -4 p.m. at the Hockessin Public Library, 1023 Valley Road, Hockessin, DE 19707. Come for a discussion on all things genealogy. Genealogy experts will be available to answer questions and facilitate discussion. You are invited to bring questions, discoveries, and tips to share with other attendees. We’ll also have a live demo of the new content and features in the “Members Only” section of the DGS website." Free and open to the public. Also see for information.

SATURDAY, April 13, 2019 - Meeting of Downstate Delaware Genalogical Society

A meeting of the DOWNSTATE DELAWARE GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY will be held Saturday, April 13, 2019, at 2 p.m. in the Delaware Room of the Delaware Public Archives, 121 Martin Luther King Boulevard North, Dover, DE 19901. The speaker will be Donna Aviles speaking on “The Orphan Train Movement.” Door prize will be made. The meeting is open to the public. Also see for other information.

SUNDAY, April 28, 2019 - One-Touch Genealogy Research: How to Handle a Record Just Once: Live Webinar

A meeting of the DELAWARE GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY at the Hockessin Public Library, 1023 Valley Road, Hockessin, DE on Sunday, April 28, 2019, from 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm. The speaker, Thomas MacEntee, will share tips to improve your genealogy research. Do you get so excited when you find a new record for an ancestor that you forget to collect the information you need? Does that record shine and glitter so brightly that you are blinded to other vital clues you might need? Learn the “One Pass” approach to genealogy research and never get distracted again! Participants will learn the best way to extract as much information as possible from a genealogy record on the first pass! We’ll cover how to save and name record images, how to transcribe and extract information, how to create a quick source citation, and how to make sure you can find the record in the future. Free and open to the public.

WEDNESDAY, May 22, 2019 - Bus Trip to Washington, DC

The Downstate Delaware Genealogical Society will be sponsoring a genealogy bus trip to Washington, DC, with passenger pick-ups in both Milford and Dover. The trip enables genealogy researchers to spend day at one of three locations - National Archives, Daughters of American Revolution Library, or Library of Congress. Pre-registration is required, with registration deadline being May 8th. Cost is $35 for members of a genealogical society/group and $45 for non-members. For registration form call 302.241.0018. Also see for other information.

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