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June 3, 2017 — Washington Crossing, PA

Bucks County Genealogical Society Meeting & Program

10 am to 12 pm at the
David Library of the American Revolution
1201 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA

"How to Research Military Records and Uncover their Genealogical Treasures" presented by Sydney Cruice Dixon, well-known researcher and genealogy instructor in the Philadelphia area.
Sydney will discuss the who, what, where, when, why and how of researching your ancestor's military service and histories.
She will explain the benefits, and how to navigate some of the difficulties of researching at the National Archives in Washington, D.C.
$5 Members / $10 Non-Members
Visit www.bucksgen.org for more information
or email gro.neskcub|yticilbup#gro.neskcub|yticilbup


June 25-30, 2017 - Pittsburgh, PA

GRIP - Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh

Six courses held at La Roche College, Pittsburgh
Confusion to Conclusion: How to Write Proof Arguments,
Mastering the Art of Genealogical Documentation,
Writing and Sharing Your Family History,
Research in the States of the Old Northwest Territory,
Research in Washington, DC, from Afar, and
Tracing Your Roots in Eastern Europe.

More information: www.GRIPitt.org


July 16-21, 2017 - Pittsburgh, PA

GRIP - Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh

Six courses held at La Roche College, Pittsburgh
Practical Genetic Genealogy,
Advanced Genetic Genealogy,
Gateway to the Garden State: Sources and Strategies for New Jersey
Research, Irish Genealogical Research,
Law School for Genealogists, and
Intermediate Genealogy: Tools for Digging Deeper.

More information: www.GRIPitt.org


August 5, 2017 — Washington Crossing, PA

Bucks County Genealogical Society Meeting & Program

10 am to 12 pm at the
David Library of the American Revolution
1201 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA

"Using Census Records with Maps" presented by Ted Bainbridge, PhD, researcher, teacher, speaker, and writer.
This program will introduce case studies of how three long-standing brick walls were knocked down using censuses and maps together.
The records used, the methods of analysis, and the discoveries made will be explored.
$5 Members / $10 Non-Members
Visit www.bucksgen.org for more information
or email gro.neskcub|yticilbup#gro.neskcub|yticilbup


August 30 - September 2, 2017 - Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

Federation of Genealogical Societies Annual Conference

Mark your calendars and look for further information as it becomes available. This national conference will have the best speakers in the field giving you their tips and methods to improve your research. The exhibit hall will have the latest in products, software, and books. Come and spend time with us — you never know when you will meet a cousin! For more details, see http://www.fgs.org/cpage.php?pt=43.


October 7, 2017 — Washington Crossing, PA

Bucks County Genealogical Society Meeting & Program

10 am to 12 pm at the
David Library of the American Revolution
1201 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA

"Bucks County Resources at the Mercer Museum" presented by Thomas G. Myers, researcher and author.
This presentation will offer an overview of the records available to researchers at the Mercer Museum (Spruance) Library, operated by the Bucks County Historical Society.
NOTE: This will be similar to the session Tom presented in December 2016, where there were seating limitations that required us to limit the number of participants.
$5 Members / $10 Non-Members
Visit www.bucksgen.org for more information
or email gro.neskcub|yticilbup#gro.neskcub|yticilbup


October 16, 2017 through October 22, 2017 - Peckville, Lackawanna County, Pennsylvania

Genealogy Research Society of Northeast Pennsylvania Genealogy Week

There will be extended hours and special events during the week.

GRSNP
1100 Main Street
Peckville, PA

The first 35 persons to call GRSNP and register that they will be attending during the Genealogy Fest Week will receive a “Research Goodie Bag” when they arrive at GRSNP. GRSNP will be suspending fees for non-members to use the society research library Monday, October 16th to Sunday October 22nd. They will also be suspending fees for in-house staff assistance during that week. This will be your opportunity to find those documents to bring you to another level of your family research.
There will be a lecture on a topic of interest (to be announced) at the society in the evening of Wednesday, October 18th and in the afternoon of Saturday, October 21st.
Please go to https://www.grsnp.net/records-we-have
to see the in-house records available for research.
Remember to bring your laptops and memory sticks!!
If you plan to visit cemeteries to take pictures of tombstones, we will be assembling handouts with the names and contact numbers of the local cemeteries. Should you need any specific information about the area or a cemetery you would like to visit, please advise GRSNP when you call to confirm your attendance so that staff can assemble the information you need prior to your arrival.
Please call GRSNP at 570-383-7661 to confirm both your visit and your gift bag. You need not be a member of GRSNP to be eligible for the gift bag.
IF YOU LIVE OUT OF TOWN AND HAVE WANTED TO COME INTO THE AREA TO RESEARCH, THIS IS YOUR BIG OPPORTUNITY!!
Microtel Inn and Suites by Wyndham located at 232 N. Main Street, Dickson City, PA is offering a discount for attendees to this GRSNP event. You can call 570-307-1200 to make your reservation. You must mention GRSNP to get the special booking rate. There will be evening get-togethers October 18th through October 21st in the lobby of Microtel Inn and Suites to brain storm through brick walls, search Ancestry online and meet and share information with fellow researchers of NEPA. All are welcome, including those not staying at Microtel, to the evening get togethers. Cake and coffee to be served.


October 17-21, 2017 - Pittsburgh, PA

Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International (CGSI)’s 16th Genealogical and Cultural Conference

Pittsburgh International Airport Hyatt Regency Hotel
1111 Airport Blvd, Pittsburgh, PA 15231

All members and non-members of the Czechoslovak Genealogical Society International are invited to participate in our Conference events.

Join us for a rich spectrum of International, National, and Local presenters. In addition to the many Czech, Moravian, Slovak, Rusyn and German-Bohemian genealogical related break-out sessions, this conference will also include optional tours of the local regions rich ethnic historical and cultural sites.

Other highlights include: a Parade of Kroje (folk dress) fashion show, a Vendor Room, CGSI Traveling Research Library, Silent Auction, Translation Service, Networking Room (Informal Regional 'Round-table' groups are forming across the nation and continue to meet locally for education and mutual assistance).

Please Note this is in 2017. The following year 2018 is the 100th anniversary of the ‘Pittsburgh Pact’ which led to the creation of Czechoslovakia in 1918! This is the same Hotel as our 2001 Conference.

Plans are still being made so watch http://www.cgsi.org/ for full CGSI Conference 2017 Information including Registration, Accommodations, Travel, Conference Program Details, Speaker Bios, Tour Information, and Discounted ‘Early-Bird’ fee options.

CGSI is a non-profit cultural genealogy group. For more information or to join CGSI visit: http://www.cgsi.org/


November 11, 2017 - Perkasie, PA - SAVE THE DATE

11th Annual Bucks County Ancestry Fair

Hosted by the Bucks County Genealogical Society
More info coming soon, featuring
• A great lineup of speakers on a variety of genealogical topics,
• Exhibitors representing genealogical and historical organizations, businesses, and government agencies with products and services of interest to the genealogical community,
• And an exciting array of door prizes.
For more info visit www.ancestryfair.org or follow us at www.facebook.com/ancestryfair.


December 2, 2017 — Washington Crossing, PA

Bucks County Genealogical Society Meeting & Program

10 am to 12 pm at the
David Library of the American Revolution
1201 River Road, Washington Crossing, PA

"Researching Bucks County Deeds" presented by Joseph J. Szafran Jr., Bucks County Recorder of Deeds
The responsibility of the Bucks County Recorder of Deeds Office is to record and maintain for permanent record all documents related to real estate (deed, mortgages, subdivision plans, etc.) and various other documents such as veterans' discharges, notary public commissions, etc. The Bucks County Recorder of Deeds office houses records from 1684 to the present. The office is no longer preparing bound books, but all official records are retained in microfilm and microfiche modes. Learn how to access these important records for your genealogy research.
$5 Members / $10 Non-Members
Visit www.bucksgen.org for more information
or email gro.neskcub|yticilbup#gro.neskcub|yticilbup



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