Sussex County Genealogical Society - Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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SCGS is a member of the Friends of the Delaware Archives
SCGS is a member of the Federation of Genealogical Societies
SCGS is an official Society in the 1940 Census Indexing Project
SCGS is a 501c3 Non-Profit Organization
The Sussex County Genealogy Society (SCGS) is committed to promoting family research. As part of our mission various members facilitate ongoing discussion groups and special interest groups. Our groups are open to anyone interested in genealogy and you do not need to be a member of SCGS to participate. Of course we would be delighted if after attending some of our groups you decide to become a member. Our annual dues are $20 for an individual or $25 for a household of two or more individuals. Dues are used to support the activities of the organization, primarily our educational and outreach activities.
 
Current Groups:
 
TOPIC DESCRIPTION MEETING TIMES & PLACE CONTACT FOR MORE INFORMATION Additional comments
Monthly membership meetings and Educational Programs Brief business meeting followed by a program of interest to genealogists. Non-members welcomed! Lewes Public Library, 111 Adams Road, Lewes, DE from 10:30 to Noon on the 3rd Saturday of the month from September through May
Greer Maneval, email address: info@scgsdelaware.org
or Library phone: 302-645-2733
 
Using computers in Family Research "Genie Bytes" explores a wide range of topics that cover technology issues: past topics have included Family Tree Maker, editing video files, Cloud backups. Members suggest topics Milton Public Library, 121 Union Street, Milton, DE 19968  from 2:00 to 4:00 PM on the 1st  Thursday of the month
Marilyn McMahon, email address: info@scgsdelaware.org
or Library phone: 302-684-8856
You’re welcome to bring your laptops or tablets. Internet access available through library
Genealogist in Residence “Genealogy Assistance”. For those conducting family research bring your questions!. Lewes History Museum, 101 Adams Road, Lewes, DE (part of Margaret H. Rollins Community Center) from 10:00 AM to Noon on the 1st Saturday of the month September through June AND 3rd Wednesday of the month July and August from 2:00 to 4:00 PM.
Iris Fisher, email address: info@scgsdelaware.org
or Museum phone: 302-645-7670
 
Open group for assistance with your family research “Genealogy Assistance”. A drop in group for those conducting family research and have now reached a “road block “.Bring your questions! Ocean Pines Public Library, 11107 Cathell Road, Ocean Pines, MD from 10:30 AM to Noon on the 3rd Tuesday of the month
Tom Dempsey, email address:   info@scgsdelaware.org
or Library phone: 410-208-4014
Tom Dempsey, an experienced genealogist, is available for individual consultation during this 1 1/2 hour time period. Please drop in with your questions and challenges.
Open discussion group. Self-help model Discussion group touching upon any aspect of family research. Topics brought up by participants Selbyville Public Library, 11 Main and McCabe Street, Selbyville, DE 19975 from 10:30 to noon on the 1st Friday of the month
Peggy Fisher, email address:  info@scgsdelaware.org
or Library phone: 302-436-8195
 
Open discussion group. Self-help model Discussion group touching upon any aspect of family research. Topics brought up by participants. Bridgeville Public Library, 505 McMillen Street, Bridgeville, DE 15017 from 10:30 AM to Noon on the 3rd Wednesday of the month
 
Alice Min, email address:
info@scgsdelaware.org
 or Library phone: 302-337-7401