Sussex County Genealogical Society - Rehoboth Beach, Delaware
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Wednesday, August 7
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


Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group
Monday, August 26 through Monday, August 26
Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group  (Calendar of Events)
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Held via Zoom
Join a discussion about using the Family Tree Maker genealogy database software. Meetings include feature discussions, and open question & answer discussions.  These meetings are held via Zoom every other month on the 4th Monday of the month at 2:00p. The meetings are open to SCGS members and non-members.
To receive notification of the meetings please send an email to programs@scgsdelaware.org 
 
 



Wednesday, September 11
Roots Magic 10 Special Interest Group  (Calendar of Events)
4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Zoom meeting
All are welcome to join our bi-monthly meetings and share their experiences using the Roots Magic software. Most users have moved to Roots Magic 10 but some are still using earlier versions. Members use either Windows or Mac versions of the software. If you would like to join the monthly meeting and also participate in our group email exchanges please send a request to:  programs@scgsdelaware.org
Starting in September we will be reviewing the new features in Version 10. members are encouraged to watch the training videos prior to the meeting.
Please bring questions and issues to the group. Our discussions have touched upon various aspects of using RM and included general problem solving, data sharing with other online trees and creating reports, charts and "books"  as a means of preserving and passing on our family research.
Please Note: The link for the Zoom meeting is usually sent the day before the meeting.


Monday, September 16 through Monday, September 16
Family Search Special Interest Group  (Calendar of Events)
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Zoom Meeting
Explore the riches of the website of the Morman Church with other searchers  Send an email to programs@scgsdelaware.org for an invitation.


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 scontacting Lewes Library  no later than September .10,2024. (https://lewes.lib.de.us and go to events)
 
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 contacting Lewes Library  no later than  October 10.,2024. (https://lewes.lib.de.us and go to events)
 
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.


Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group
Monday, October 28 through Monday, October 28
Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group  (Calendar of Events)
2:00 pm to 3:30 pm
Held via Zoom
Join a discussion about using the Family Tree Maker genealogy database software. Meetings include feature discussions, and open question & answer discussions.  These meetings are held via Zoom every other month on the 4th Monday of the month at 2:00p. The meetings are open to SCGS members and non-members.
To receive notification of the meetings please send an email to programs@scgsdelaware.org 



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 from theLewesLibrary no later than Novmber 6.,2024.(https://lewes.lib.de.us and go to events)
 
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 from lLewes Library no later than  December 11,2024(https://lewes.lib.de.us and go to events)
 
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.