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


Calling All Roots Magic Users!

 
SCGS is pleased to host a Special Interest Group dedicated to the use of the Roots Magic Genealogy software program. Both members and Non-members are invited to join the monthly users’ group that meets on the 3rd Wednesday of the month AT 3:30 via Zoom. Participants share their experiences and aid each other in the use of the Root’s Magic software. Most users have moved to Roots Magic 8 but some are still using Roots Magic 7. 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
 

 

 
GENEALOGIST IN RESIDENCE
 
Sponsored by the Lewes Historical Society and the Sussex County Genealogical Society, the Genealogist in Residence program is on the first Saturday of each month from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm in the Reading Room at The Lewes History Museum, 101 Adams Avenue, Lewes, DE.
 
Members of the Sussex County Genealogical Society will be available to help anyone who has questions about their family tree.  The members, who are seasoned searchers, come from different areas and can help, no matter where your family came from.  The Lewes Historical Society Archives Family Files will be available for research.
 


Program Announcement

Here's the list of programs that are currently planned:
                          
NOV 19 2022 - Lisa Cooke - "Get the Scoop on Your Ancestor from Newspapers"
DEC 17 2022 - Show & Tell at the Lewis Library
JAN 21 2023 - Aaron Horner - "NABB Center Holdings - Local & Other"
FEB 18 2023 - Suzan Bates - "Using Genealogy Newsletters for Research"
MAR 18 2023 - Carla Cegielski - "Mining for Genealogy Treasures in the Internet Archive"
APR 15 2023 - Pending - Allen County Public Library Research
MAY 20 2023 - Rachel Frazier - "Maryland State Archives Research"
 


Sussex County Genealogical Society

Wants to Know
 
What would you like to be included at our Genie Bytes, Special Interest, Discussion Groups and Monthly Meetings?
 
We have several great speakers lined up for our meetings and are looking for future suggestions!
 
 
Let us know .. OK?   Send your suggestions to Webmaster@SCGSDelaware.org
 


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December 17
SCGS General Meeting (Hybrid - Lewes Library or Zoom)
This will be a hybrid meeting where members can attend in person at the Lewes library or join via a Zoom link. All members are encouraged to attend and participate. Current members will automatically be sent a link to join ...
January 21
SCGS General Meeting (Hybrid - 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 ...
February 18
SCGS General Meeting (Hybrid - 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 ...
March 18
SCGS General Meeting
This is a hybrid meeting where Members can attend in person at the Newark Library or virtually via Zoom. All members are encouraged to attend and participate. Current members will automatically be sent a link to join the meetings via ...
May 20
SCGS General Meeting
This will be a hybrid meeting where Members can attend at the Lewes library or virtually via a Zoom link. All members are encouraged to attend and participate. Current members will automatically be sent a link to join the meetings ...