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Saturday, October 28, 2017 - Rhode Island Genealogical Society Half-Day Members' Meeting - Woonsocket

American-French Genealogical Society, Woonsocket. Save the date! Look for details at the website.


Interested in learning about tools available to you to conduct genealogical research?
This session may help you tell your story! If you are interested in POLAND it is a must attend.
Please join the Bristol Chapter of the Massachusetts Society of Genealogists…

November 16, 2019 (SAT)

Julie Roberts Szczepankiewicz

Locating Vital Records in Poland Using Online Resources!

Somerset Public Library

1464 County Street, Somerset, MA 02726

Finding vital records for one’s family in Poland is a critical step in exploring the Polish ancestry shared by many in the New England region, but Poland’s complex history, changing borders, and language barrier present challenges for beginning researchers. After a brief overview of Poland’s history and changing borders, Julie will illustrate the use of documents from U.S. sources to determine one's ancestral village accurately. She’ll suggest resources and strategies to help you decipher misspelled place names, and introduce several gazetteers to assist you in determining the parish and civil registry office for your village. She will also identify some key databases and digital archives for obtaining birth, marriage and death records from Poland.

Julie Roberts Szczepankiewicz is a genealogist, writer, and speaker with 20 years of experience in researching her family’s origins in Poland, Germany, the U.S. and Canada. She is founder and admin for the Galicia Family History Group on Facebook and author of a genealogy blog, From Shepherds and Shoemakers.

Saturday Schedule:
11:00am MSOG, Inc. Bristol Chapter Business Meeting (light refreshments will be served)
11:30am MSOG, Inc. Bristol Chapter Member Sharing
NOON Featured Presentation

Let us know you are coming and interested!

This program is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
For more information contact Yvonne Hickey, MSOG Bristol Chapter President: gro.cnigosm|lotsirb#gro.cnigosm|lotsirb or 508.208.5556
Full MSOG Bristol Chapter EVENT Schedule is available on: http://www.facebook.com/msoginc/events
EVENT FLYER - MSOG Bristol Chapter - November 2019

JOIN US IN SOMERSET! We have attendees from all over Massachusetts and Rhode Island join us - because we are that much FUN! Typically outside of our formal meeting and presentation we continue to talk about genealogy over some good local food.


The 400th anniversary of the Pilgrims disembarking the MAYFLOWER and stepping foot on Plymouth Rock is around the corner! If you are interested in the journey of our ancestors, you'll love this presentation about the MAYFLOWER itself! It is a must attend. Please join the Bristol Chapter of the Massachusetts Society of Genealogists…

December 14th, 2019 (SAT)

Linda B. MacIver

Essex, England: The Home of the Mayflower?

Somerset Public Library

1464 County Street, Somerset, MA 02726

The voyage of the Mayflower in 1620 is seen as a defining moment in American history with some 10 million living Americans able to trace their ancestry back to the ship’s passengers. The early and final history of the Mayflower will be explored including the ship’s close connections to the county of Essex, England.

Linda B. MacIver is an educator, lecturer, librarian and genealogy researcher. Linda inaugurated the Boston Public Library (BPL) patron genealogy classes during her 27- year career at the BPL. She taught the multi-week beginners’ genealogy course for 5 years. She also organized two extremely popular seasons of the Local and Family History series and developed the Intermediate Genealogy Summer Lecture series. Linda is the Civil Records Director for Federal Records for the Massachusetts Genealogical Council and a member of the Massachusetts Society of Genealogists (MSOG) and the Essex (MA) Society of Genealogists (ESOG.) She serves as the New England Representative for the Essex (England!) Record Office. Linda has a BA in History from the University of New Hampshire, an MEd from Boston University and earned her MLIS at Simmons College.

Saturday Schedule:
11:00am MSOG, Inc. Bristol Chapter Business Meeting (light refreshments will be served)
11:30am MSOG, Inc. Bristol Chapter Member Sharing
NOON Featured Presentation

Let us know you are coming and interested!

This program is FREE and OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
For more information contact Yvonne Hickey, MSOG Bristol Chapter President: gro.cnigosm|lotsirb#gro.cnigosm|lotsirb or 508.208.5556
Full MSOG Bristol Chapter EVENT Schedule is available on: http://www.facebook.com/msoginc/events
EVENT FLYER - MSOG Bristol Chapter - December 2019 - forthcoming

JOIN US IN SOMERSET! We have attendees from all over Massachusetts and Rhode Island join us - because we are that much FUN! Typically outside of our formal meeting and presentation we continue to talk about genealogy over some good local food.



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