Sussex County Genealogical Society - Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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Tuesday, January 26
Discussion Group US Census 1850-1870  (Calendar of Events)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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)



Tuesday, February 2
Discussion Group US Census 1880-1910  (Calendar of Events)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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)


Wednesday, February 3
Q and A Session  (Calendar of Events)
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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 later than two days prior to the event. 
Bring questions and share your expertise.


Tuesday, February 9
Discussion Group US Census 1920-1940  (Calendar of Events)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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)


Tuesday, February 16
Discussion Group US Census 1890 census alternatives  (Calendar of Events)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
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)


Saturday, February 20
SCGS General Meeting (Zoom)  (Calendar of Events)
10:00 am
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 no later than February 18th.. 
 
Topic "Determine Parents Using DNA" by Jenn Utley of Ancestry.com and the TV series Long Lost Family
This is particularly informative for adoptees but can be used for solving brick walls.


Thursday, February 25 through Saturday, February 27
RootsTech Connect (Virtual)  (Calendar of Events)
10:00 am
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 and homelands—all from the comfort of your home and in your browser.
You need to register in advance.



Wednesday, March 3
Q and A Session  (Calendar of Events)
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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 later than two days prior to the event. 
Bring questions and share your expertise.


Saturday, March 20
SCGS General Meeting (Zoom)  (Calendar of Events)
10:00 am
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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 no later than March 18th.
 
Topic: "Tesoro! Beginning Italian Genealogy" by Suzanne Russo Adams
   Starting the journey to explore your Italian history can be fun and rewarding. Learn how to navigate the records and resources available to trace your roots home.
   Suzanne will also provide some general tips for FamilySearch.org.
Suzanne Russo Adams, MA, AG® is a member of the Content Strategy team at FamilySearch. She was previously employed by Ancestry.com for nearly 12 years in US Content Acquisition and Electronic Production. She is a graduate of Brigham Young University with a BS in sociology and a BA in family history/genealogy specializing in Southern European research, specifically Italy. Suzanne also has a Masters degree in European History (December 2008) and is a graduate of NIGR (2003). She has served on the Association of Professional Genealogists Board (APG) and as a commissioner for the International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists (ICAPGen). She is the author of Finding Your Italian Ancestors: A Beginner’s Guide (Ancestry, 2008) and was a lead researcher for Season 1 of NBC’s hit series “Who Do You Think You Are?”



Wednesday, April 7
Q and A Session  (Calendar of Events)
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
 
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 later than two days prior to the event. 
Bring questions and share your expertise.

 


Saturday, April 17
SCGS General Meeting (Zoom)  (Calendar of Events)
10:00 am
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 no later than April 15th.
 
Topic: "Learning Their Stories" by Larry Thomas 
 
   Learning to go beyond the birth, marriage, death, and maybe occupation and getting to know the person and what their life was like.
   Larry Thomas has over 30 years of experience doing genealogy research and now, ten years’ experience helping clients. A member of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), Larry abides by the ethics and standards outlined by the Board for Certification of Genealogists (BCG). He is becoming well known in the area as a speaker, the local newspaper wrote, Larry Thomas provides entertaining, informative tips and strategies for personalizing genealogy research.
 



Wednesday, May 5
Q and A Session  (Calendar of Events)
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
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 later than two days prior to the event. 
Bring questions and share your expertise.



Saturday, September 18
SCGS General Meeting (Zoom)  (Calendar of Events)
10:00 am
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 no later than September 16th.
 
Topic: "How to Reopen and Work a Genealogical Cold Case" by Lisa Louise Cooke          http://www.GenealogyGems.com
 
Become a genealogical detective in this vital session. You’ll learn to track ancestors like a criminal cold case detective, sniffing out holes in your research and getting missing information on the record with cutting edge technology.
 
Lisa Louise Cooke is the Producer and Host of the Genealogy Gems Podcast, an online genealogy audio show at www.GenealogyGems.com that has been downloaded over 3 million times. She also hosts the weekly YouTube Live show Elevenses with Lisa. She is the author of four books including The Genealogist’s Google Toolbox Second Edition, Mobile Genealogy, and How to Find Your Family History in Newspapers, and the Google Earth for Genealogy video series, as well as a writer, instructor and podcaster for Family Tree Magazine. She is a sought-after keynote speaker and has been featured at events such as Who Do You Think You Are? Live in England, RootsTech, the National Genealogical Society national conference, MyHeritage Live and the Australasian Federation of Family History Organizations Congress. 



Saturday, October 16
SCGS General Meeting (Zoom)  (Calendar of Events)
10:00 am
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 no later than October 14th.
 
Topic: "Step Away From your Computer: Using Archives, Libraries & Museums for Your Research" by Gena Philibert-Ortega
 
Gena Philibert-Ortega is an author, researcher, and instructor whose focus is genealogy, social and women's history. She holds a Master’s degree in Interdisciplinary Studies (Psychology and Women's Studies) and a Master’s degree in Religion. Her published works include two books, numerous articles published in magazines and online, as well as four editions of the Tracing Your Ancestors series from Morsehead Publishing. She is the editor of the Utah Genealogical Association’s magazine, Crossroads. Her writings can be found on her blogs, Gena’s Genealogy and Food.Family.Ephemera as well as the GenealogyBank and Legacy Webinars blogs. She is a course instructor for The National Institute for Genealogical Studies. She has presented to diverse groups worldwide including the Legacy Family Tree Webinar series. Her current research includes women's repatriation and citizenship in the 20th century, foodways and community in fundraising cookbooks, and women's material culture.



Saturday, November 20
SCGS General Meeting (Zoom)  (Calendar of Events)
10:00 am
All members are encouraged to attend and participate. Contact Carol Hedlund for an invitation by November 18, 2021.
Topic: "The Discriminating Genealogist: Telling Good Evidence From Bad" by Judy Russell