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Monday, September 16
September 2019 General Membership Meeting
6:15 pm to 8:45 pm
Livonia Civic Center Senior Center
 
Featured Speaker:  Judy Nimer Muhn
  • “Seeking a Higher Source: The Records of Faith Communities” - While there are other records that can document a family, the major events of our lives – birth, marriage and death – are often noted through the faiths of our ancestors. Through baptismal, first communion, confirmation, marriage and death records as well as the special ceremonies or roles of our faith traditions (deacon, youth leader, etc.), these resources may be the only ways of finding key dates.
 
5:00 PM    Room Setup (Hospitality Team welcomes volunteers to help arrange tables & chairs.)
5:30 PM    Early Bird Special: Bring your dinner & engage with members
6:15 PM    Call to Order; Announcements
6:30 PM    Roundtable Discussions
7:30 PM   Featured Speaker
 


Monday, September 16
September 2019 Genral Membership Meeting
6:15 pm
Featured Speaker:  Judy Nimer Muhn
  • “Seeking a Higher Source: The Records of Faith Communities” - While there are other records that can document a family, the major events of our lives – birth, marriage and death – are often noted through the faiths of our ancestors. Through baptismal, first communion, confirmation, marriage and death records as well as the special ceremonies or roles of our faith traditions (deacon, youth leader, etc.), these resources may be the only ways of finding key dates.
Roundtable
Facilitator: Carl Katafiasz / Topics:  The 1950 Census, What's on the LCC Library Genealogical Computer, Pensylvania Historical and Museum Commission Indices, and, A Look at a Record
 
Schedule
5:00 PM    Room Setup (Hospitality Team welcomes volunteers to help arrange tables & chairs.)
5:30 PM    Early Bird Special: Bring your dinner & engage with members
6:15 PM    Call to Order; Announcements
6:30 PM    Roundtable DIscussions
7:30 PM    Featured Speaker



Monday, October 21
October 2019 General Membership Meeting
6:15 pm
Livonia Civic Center Senior Center
Featured Speaker:  Patricia Yocum
  • “Getting the Most Out of Ellis Island Passenger Records” - During its peak years of operation, 1892-1924, Ellis Island processed more than 25 million people. Its archive holds nearly triple that number of passenger records covering arrivals from 1820 to 1957. In this talk we will look at the best tools and strategies to use to tap the information troves stored in these digitized records..
Roundtable
Facilitator: Carl Katafiasz / (Continuation from September meeting) Topics:  The 1950 Census, What's on the LCC Library Genealogical Computer, Pensylvania Historical and Museum Commission Indices, and, A Look at a Record
 
5:00 PM    Room Setup (Hospitality Team welcomes volunteers to help arrange tables & chairs.)
5:30 PM    Early Bird Special: Bring your dinner & engage with members
6:15 PM    Call to Order; Announcements
6:30 PM    Roundtable Discussions
7:30 PM   Featured Speaker



Monday, November 18
November 2019 General Membership Meeting
6:15 pm
Livonia Civic Center Senior Center
Featured Speaker:  Jeff Mason
  • “Magnificent Land Records and Where to Find Them”-
Roundtable
Facilitator: Steve Schwartz / DNA Painter & Triangulation
 
5:00 PM    Room Setup (Hospitality Team welcomes volunteers to help arrange tables & chairs.)
5:30 PM    Early Bird Special: Bring your dinner & engage with members
6:15 PM    Call to Order; Announcements
6:30 PM    Roundtable Discussions
7:30 PM   Featured Speaker