Sussex County Genealogical Society - Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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The best part about genealogy
is searching for ancestors
and finding friends.
                                                                   Lawrence Dillard
Come to a place where we do both!



Program Announcement

Here's the list of programs that are currently planned:
                          
JAN 16 2021 - Lisa Alzo (T) - Immigrant Cluster Communities: Past, Present & Future
FEB 20 2021 - Jenn Utley - Finding Parents Using DNA
MAR 20 2021 - Suzanne Russo Adams - Tesoro! Beginning Italian Genealogy
APR 17 2021 - Larry Thomas (T) - Learning Their Stories
MAY 15 2021 - Gina Philibert Ortega (T) - Step Away From Your Computer:  Using
                         Archives, Libraries & Museums
SEP 18 2021 - Lisa Louise Cooke (T) - How to Reopen & Work a Genealogy Cold Case
OCT 16 2021 - Open (Hoping to have an in-person speaker)
NOV 20 2021 - Judy Russell - The Discriminating Genealogist: Telling Good Evidence
                         From Bad
JAN 15 2022 - Open (Hoping to have an in-person speaker)
FEB 19 2022 - Thomas MacEntee - The 1950 Census
 
T = Tentative
 



Sussex County Genealogical Society

Wants to Know
 
What would you like to be included at our Genie Bytes, Special Interest, Discussion Groups and Monthly Meetings?
 
We have several great speakers lined up for our meetings and are looking for future suggestions!
 
 
Let us know .. OK?   Send your suggestions to Webmaster@SCGSDelaware.org
 



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January 26
Discussion Group US Census 1850-1870
1850, 1860, 1870 Census Email Carol Hedlund (carolhedlund@gmail.com) to get the Zoom invitations. Resources: The Census Book by William Dollarhide (available from Amazon) Measuring America by Jason Gauthier (https://www.census.gov/prod/2002pubs/polo2-ma.pdf)
February 2
Discussion Group US Census 1880-1910
1880, 1900, 1910 Census Email Carol Hedlund (carolhedlund@gmail.com) to get the Zoom invitations. Resources: The Census Book by William Dollarhide (available from Amazon) Measuring America by Jason Gauthier (https://www.census.gov/prod/2002pubs/polo2-ma.pdf)
February 3
Q and A Session
All members are encouraged to attend and participate. Q&A invite is sent to only those members who have indicated interest in participating.  Non-members are welcome to attend and may request an invitation link by sending an email to: programs@scgsdelaware.org no ...
February 9
Discussion Group US Census 1920-1940
1920, 1930, 1940 Census Email Carol Hedlund (carolhedlund@gmail.com) to get the Zoom invitations. Resources: The Census Book by William Dollarhide (available from Amazon) Measuring America by Jason Gauthier (https://www.census.gov/prod/2002pubs/polo2-ma.pdf)
February 16
Discussion Group US Census 1890 census alternatives
1890 alternatives Census  Email Carol Hedlund (carolhedlund@gmail.com) to get the Zoom invitations. Resources: The Census Book by William Dollarhide (available from Amazon) Measuring America by Jason Gauthier (https://www.census.gov/prod/2002pubs/polo2-ma.pdf)
February 20
SCGS General Meeting (Zoom)
All members are encouraged to attend and participate. Current members will automatically be sent a link to join the meetings via Zoom. Non-members are welcome to attend and may request an invitation link by sending an email to: programs@scgsdelaware.org ...
February 25
RootsTech Connect (Virtual)
For the first time ever, the world’s largest family celebration event will be entirely virtual and completely free. Get ready to celebrate shared connections with people from around the world. Connect with friends, your family, your past, and your heritage ...
March 3
Q and A Session
All members are encouraged to attend and participate. Q&A invite is sent to only those members who have indicated interest in participating.  Non-members are welcome to attend and may request an invitation link by sending an email to: programs@scgsdelaware.org no ...
March 20
SCGS General Meeting (Zoom)
. All members are encouraged to attend and participate. Current members will automatically be sent a link to join the meetings via Zoom. Non-members are welcome to attend and may request an invitation link by sending an email to: programs@scgsdelaware.org ...
April 7
Q and A Session
  All members are encouraged to attend and participate. Q&A invite is sent to only those members who have indicated interest in participating.  Non-members are welcome to attend and may request an invitation link by sending an email to: ...