Programs and Group Classes: Current Program Schedule

  • Durham Public Library (Durham, CT): November 18, 2021, 6:00-7:00. Your Pilgrim Roots. Does Thanksgiving have you wondering about the family tale  that you’re descended from a Pilgrim? Join us to learn how to document your family stories about Mayflower ancestry. This presentation will introduce the migration routes out of Plymouth colony, so that you can determine which of your family lines is most likely to have Mayflower roots; identify the sources most used to document Mayflower families; and cover the basics of an application to the General Society of Mayflower Descendants. Register here.
  • James Blackstone Memorial Library, (Branford, CT): January 8, 2022, 2:00-3:00. Genealogical Basics: FamilySearch. Learn the ins and outs of a valuable genealogical resource from a professional genealogist! A free genealogy website run by the Church of the Latter Day Saints, FamilySearch offers genealogy webinars, how-to guides for local research, original records, and more. This incredibly rich site is priceless for Connecticut research, but it can feel challenging to navigate on your own. This event will provide you with an overview of the site and a discussion on how its different resources can be used. Whether you’re new to FamilySearch or just want to be sure you’re making use of all the available features, there’s something for everyone! Register here.
  • Welles-Turner Memorial Library (Glastonbury, CT): March 7, 2022, 6:00-7:00. Connecticut Research: The Basics.
  • Naugatuck Valley Genealogy Club (Prospect, CT): April 9, 2022. Beyond the Gravestone: Researching Death Records in Connecticut.
  • May 22, 2022, 10:00. The Revolutionary War Lineage Societies