Sussex County Genealogical Society - Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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SCGS is a 501c3 Non-Profit Organization
The best part about genealogy
is searching for ancestors
and finding friends.
                                                                   Lawrence Dillard
Come to a place where we do both!



Our February General Meeting

On Saturday February 16th please join us at the Lewes Public Library for our speaker Craig R. Scott, CG, President and CEO of Heritage Books, Inc. who will speak on Finding Women: Maiden Name Not Known.  This will be an interactive meeting using GoToMeeting and those members living out of state will be invited to join us online.



Our January Monthly Meeting

On Saturday January 19th we met at the Lewes Public Library for a presentation with Tom Summers of the Delaware Public Archives.  Tom discussed the resources available at the Archives, as well as online resources.  Tom is a 12th generation Sussex County Countain who traces his family back to Avery’s Rest, a colonial plantation near Rehoboth Beach.  He has researched his family extensively at the Archives.
 

 


S.C.G.S. on DelmarvaLife!

If you missed WBOC DelmarvaLife on Tuesday January 8th at 5:00PM, Alan Lowe discussed S.C.G.S. with Lisa Bryant and Jimmy Hoppa.
 
See the show segment now .. Presentation!
 



S.C.G.S. was on the Radio!

I am happy to announce that on Wednesday January 2nd at 10:10am to 10:30am Alan Lowe spoke on the Jake Smith program on WGMD radio 92.7FM about our Society and our January 3rd Genie Bytes discussion on DNA at the Milton Public Library from 2:00pm until 4pm.  Hope you heard the discussion!  Jake has asked Alan to return and speak again on this and his regular program where listeners can phone in and ask questions.
 
If you missed the show you can listen to it now .. Click on WGMD 92.7 FM
 

 


Sussex County Genealogical Society

Wants to Know .. What YOU
 
Would like to see and hear about at our Genie Bytes and Monthly Meetings.
 
We have several great speakers lined up for our meetings and are looking for suggestions.
 
Genie Bytes looks to enhance your search capabilities and discuss not only technical issues but aid in your research.
 
Let us know .. OK?   Send your suggestions to Webmaster@SCGSDelaware.org!
 



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February 16
Finding Women: Maiden Name Not Known
Please Join Us for to hear Craig R. Scott, CG, President and CEO Heritage Books, Inc speak.  This will be an interactive webinar! 
February 21
Best Websites for 2018-19
Address:  11107 Cathell Rd., Berlin, MD. 21811 Phone:  (410) 208-4014  
February 26
Roots Magic Software Support Group
During this session we will cover: Topics: TBD
March 2
Genealogist in Residence
Bring us your Genealogy questions.  The museum is next to the Lewes Public Llbrary on Adams Ave.
March 7
Genie Bytes - SCGS Website and Research
Presented by our President & Webmaster, Alan Lowe, Genie Bytes will take a close look at the SCGS website.  Our website is available to all, with many valuable assets like links to other genealogical sites, a surname list, and ...
March 13
Board Meeting
Board/Committee Reporting and Planning. 
March 16
Breaking Down Brick Walls
Please Join Us for George G. Morgan, President Aha! Seminars, Inc, The Genealogist Guys Podcast and author.  This will be an interactive webinar!
April 6
Genealogist in Residence
Bring us your Genealogy questions.  The museum is next to the Lewes Public Llbrary on Adams Ave.
April 10
Board Meeting
Board/Committee Reporting and Planning. 
April 20
Monthly Meeting
Please Join Us for: To Be Announced