Sussex County Genealogical Society - Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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Wednesday, June 5
Q & A: Let's Talk Genealogy!  (Calendar of Events)
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Zoom meeting
SCGS members and non-members gather monthly via zoom for an open discussion group. Any and all genealogy and genealogy related topics, questions and concerns are welcome. Participants exchange successes and challenges in researching their families – sharing experiences, knowledge and techniques. Topics include software, resources and general tips. Group is moderated by Tom Dempsey and John McKenzie. The meetings are on the first Wednesday of the month at 4 pm. If you would like to join us please request an invitation by contacting: programs@scgsdelaware.org



Saturday, September 21 through Saturday, September 21
SCGS General Meeting (Hybrid - Lewes Library or Zoom)  (Calendar of Events)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Lewes Library or 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 no later than September .10,2024
 
Topic: "Monument Cleaning and Finding Delaware Cemetaries"
 
Learn the correct  methods used by the professionals to properly clean and maintain your anestors headstones.  Where are thee headstones in Delaware? Denise Clemens of the Lewes Historical society will help your search with listings of cemetaries and clues to send you on your way.



Saturday, October 19 through Saturday, October 19
SCGS General Meeting (Hybrid - Lewes Library or Zoom)  (Calendar of Events)
10:00 am to 12:32 pm
Lewes Library or 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 no later than  October 10.,2024
 
TOPIC:  Illinois County Resources Primer 
 
 
> With 102 counties in Illinois, there are hundreds of locations
> scattered across the state where significant records collections live.
> Tina will help you sift through these repositories to find county
> resources pertinent to your Illinois ancestors including vital
> records, land patents, school censuses, justice of the peace records
> and more.
 
 
Tina Beaird is owner of Tamarack Genealogy and is also a Genealogy/Local
History Librarian at the Plainfield Public Library in Plainfield, IL.
Tina lectures extensively on topics including genealogical methodology,
military research and archival preservation. She is a member of the
Genealogical Speakers Guild and the Association of Professional
Genealogists as well as First V.P. of the Illinois State Genealogical
Society and Board Secretary/Director for the Oswego Heritage
Association. She volunteers her time with several historical and
genealogical societies across Illinois. Tina has provided research
assistance for nearly twenty years and has been researching her family’s
history, as time permits, for over thirty years. She is a rabid baseball
fan and her and her family have visited 24 out of 30 Major League
Ballparks across the U.S.



Saturday, November 16 through Saturday, November 16
SCGS General Meeting (Hybrid - Lewes Library or Zoom)  (Calendar of Events)
10:00 am to 12:32 pm
Lewes Library or 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 no later than  Novmber 6.,2024
 
TOPIC:The Tennesse State Library and Archives:A mega Archives for Your Tennessefe Ancestors"
 
given by Melissa Barker, Certified Archives Manager of the Houston County,Tennesse Archives and Museum and  Professional Genealogist and Lecturer, teacher and Writer and book reviewer..
Melissa Barker is a Certified Archives Manager working as the Archivist/Records Manager for the past 10 years at the Houston County, Tennessee Archives. She is also a Professional Genealogist and has been working with clients since 2004. She is a well known speaker and writer who lectures across the United States and Canada, virtually and in-person, about researching in archives, genealogy research and records preservation. She is a well known book reviewer whose reviews are published in several historical and genealogical journals and magazines. Her genealogical research expertise is in Tennessee and Kentucky records. She has been researching her own family history for 30 years.
 
 



Saturday, December 21 through Saturday, December 21
SCGS General Meeting (Hybrid - Lewes Library or Zoom)  (Calendar of Events)
10:00 am to 12:32 pm
Lewes Library or 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 no later than  December 11,2024
 
This meeting is our annual elebration of relatives past and how we found themduring the year past.
 
We look forward to hearing how you found your hidden person after seeking them out during the past year !  Hidden holes in walls, new cousins or missing grandparents, whatever you have found let us know. Share, share , share with us all. You might have the clue we need too !
 
We will again haev a hostess table with treats for the morning meeting so if you can please help bring something to share with the attendees.