Programs and Group Classes: Current Program Schedule

  • Meriden Public Library: March 14, 2023, 6:30 p.m. Rescheduled for April 15, 2023, 2:00 p.m. Cross the Pond. Records and family history tell you an ancestor was born in Europe. But you need more than a country to “cross the pond.” This program will introduce the sources most likely to provide a specific town or county of birth for an ancestor who arrived in the U.S. in the late 19th and early 20th century. Join us for this Zoom session in order to learn how naturalization, vital records, and more can help you “cross the pond.”
  • 2023 International German Genealogy Partnership Conference, June 9-11, 2023.
    • June 9, 2023. 4:30 p.m. Alsace-Lorraine Connection Session, facilitator. Join us for an interactive and engaging Connection Session where Alsace-Lorraine researchers come together to share their expertise and knowledge. Discover tips and tricks for tracing your ancestors in this fascinating region, learn about the best resources available, and connect with other genealogists who share your interests. Whether you’re a seasoned researcher or just starting out, this session is sure to provide you with valuable insights and practical advice that will take your Alsace-Lorraine research to the next level. So come on in, bring your questions and share your own experiences, and let’s make the most of this exciting opportunity to learn and grow together! To learn more.
    • June 11, 2023. 3 p.m. Decoding French Civil Registration for German Genealogy (on demand). If your ancestor lived in regions once part of the French Empire, their records may be in French. Learn how to navigate their civil registration of births, deaths, and marriages. To learn more.
  • The Genealogical Society of New Jersey: December 20, 2023. 10 Common Lineage Society Application Mistakes – and How to Avoid Them. Whether your grandmother was a member of the Daughters of the American Revolution or you’re looking to document a new line to the Mayflower, some common issues can down the application process. This presentation will introduce the most common mistakes made by applicants and explain how to effectively avoid them. Register here.

More coming soon!