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Genealogy and Family Communication Wednesday March 27th at 7:00 p.m.

Wednesday March 27th 7:00 p.m.
Memorial Hall Library Andover

How does documenting your ancestry affect your family relationships?
https://www.mhl.org/genealogy-program/2019/genealogy-family-communication

Communications scholar, Amy Smith, will lead a discussion about the impact that family history research has on familycommunication, family hierarchy, shared family identity and gender roles over time. Smith will share her research findings about the motivations for conducting family history research and describe how women's roles in families and genealogical organizations assign value to their genealogical findings. A structured, small-group activity considering the rich rituals of narrative inheiritance and how genealogy work changes family communication will follow the talk. Register Online : [http://Genealogy and Family Communication Wednesday March 27th at 7:00 p.m. How does documenting your ancestry affect your family relationships? https://www.mhl.org/genealogy-program/2019/genealogy-family-communication​ Communications scholar, Amy Smith, will lead a discussion about the impact that family history research has on familycommunication, family hierarchy, shared family identity and gender roles over time. Smith will share her research findings about the motivations for conducting family history research and describe how women's roles in families and genealogical organizations assign value to their genealogical findings. A structured, small-group activity considering the rich rituals of narrative inheiritance and how genealogy work changes family communication will follow the talk. Free and open to the public.

Register Online :

https://www.eventkeeper.com/code/ekform.cfm?curOrg=MHL&curID=354901


Wednesday, April 3 - Saturday, April 6

NERGC Conference
DoubleTree by Hilton
700 Elm Street, Manchester, New Hampshire

The New England Regional Genealogical Consortium, Inc. (NERGC) invites you to join us at our 15th genealogical conference: Family ~ a Link to the Past & a Bridge to the Future

http://www.nergc.org/


Saturday, April 13, 1:30 PM

Swedish Research
Massachusetts Society of Genealogists, Middlesex Chapter
Acton Memorial Library, 486 Main Street, Acton, MA

Presented by genealogist Michael McClellan. Millions of Swedes emigrated to the United States for several different reasons during the last 200 years. The presentation will discuss the reasons for emigration and how to find historical documents related to their ancestors, along with how to interpret and translate them, which would also help find current relatives still residing in Sweden.

Michael is a certificate holder of the Genealogical Research course from Boston University along with holding degrees in Computer Programming and Accounting. He is passionate about researching his family history and specializes in Swedish and New England research. He loves to talk about genealogy and is more than willing to help in any way possible.

Free and open to the public.

https://msoginc.org/


Saturday, May 11, 1:30 PM

Through the Looking Glass: The Massachusetts Catholic Order of Forester Records (MCOF)
Massachusetts Society of Genealogists, Middlesex Chapter
Acton Memorial Library, 486 Main Street, Acton, MA

Presented by genealogist, Kathleen Kaldis. The MCOF was a fraternal insurances society for the Irish Catholics of Massachusetts founded in 1879 to help provide financial security to the community. This unique collection contains valuable genealogical information not only about the applicant, but also other immediate family members. Plus, a delightful treasure can be found within one of the questions in the membership application!

Kathleen Kaldis fell in love with genealogy at a young age, she is a professional genealogist known as The Ancestor Finder. Her interest in genealogy started when heard stories about how her great great-grandfather, who was born on Cape Breton Island, came to Boston to build Fenway Park. She is currently a Genealogist at the Massachusetts Mayflower Society, and used to work as a Genealogist at NEHGS in Boston. Kathleen holds a Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University, and has successfully completed many genealogical institute courses though the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG) and the International Society for British Genealogy and Family History (ISBGFH). Kathleen is very active within the genealogical community serving in many leadership positions within many organizations. A proud member of the Lexington DAR and the General Society of Mayflower Descendants. As a lecturer her enthusiasm will show through as she shares her passion of genealogy with the audience.

Free and open to the public.

https://msoginc.org/


Saturday, June 8, 1:30 PM

Essex County and the Mayflower Connections
Massachusetts Society of Genealogists, Middlesex Chapter
Location TBD

Presented by genealogist Linda MacIver.

Free and open to the public.

https://msoginc.org/



This Calendar is sponsored by Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter.

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