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The Erie Society for Genealogical Research
P.O. Box 1403
Erie, PA  16512-1403
The Erie Society for Genealogical Research
Researching and Preserving Family History in Erie County, Pennsylvania
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Tuesday, February 25
Finding/Using Alternatives to Vital Records  (SIG: Computer Research Tips)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Lincoln Community Center Library, 1255 Manchester Road, Erie
Can't find birth, marriage, and death records?  What happens when your research pre-dates vital records?  Or when vital records are not readily available?  Where to find and how to use newspapers, yearbooks, city directories, census clues, and church, tax, and military records, as well as court records. The meeting is free, and open to the public. However, seating is limited. Please sign up at the library site so that SIG Leader Sue Mueller knows how many handouts and chairs are needed.



Tuesday, March 10
ESGR Annual Meeting and Election  (ESGR Member Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Hagen History Center, 356 West 6th Street, Erie
Roll out the red, white and blue! ESGR's annual election will take place at the member meeting on March 10.
Please come, please vote, and please consider serving. The meeting is free and open to the public -- but only ESGR members can vote or serve.


Tuesday, March 10
Finding Ancestors on Passenger Lists  (ESGR Member Meeting)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Hagen History Center, 356 West 6th Street, Erie
Ever wondered how you can track down when your ancestors arrived in America, and on which ship? On Tuesday, March 10, Speaker Elissa Scalise Powell will give a program at the ESGR Member Meeting on "Sailing Into The Sunset; Tips for Finding Ancestors on Passenger Lists." The meeting is held at the Hagen History Center, 356 West 6th Street, and is free and open to the public.


Thursday, March 12 through Friday, March 13
Free Legacy Family Tree 24-Hour Genealogy Webinar Marathon  (Webinars and E-Conferences)
5:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Online
Registration is open for Legacy Family Tree's Free 24-Hour Genealogy Webinar Marathon, hosted by MyHeritage. The marathon begins at 5 p.m. Eastern Time on Thursday, March 12, and ends on Friday, March 13 ET at 5 p.m. Each lecture is 45 minutes long, followed by 10 minutes for questions. Some lectures, by MyHeritage employees, will be product-related. Program here. Space is limited. Register here.


Tuesday, March 17
Irish Genealogy Workshop  (Key Gen. Society Events)
9:00 am to 4:30 pm
Heinz History Center, 1212 Smallman Street, Pittsburgh, PA 15222
Registration is open for the sixth annual Irish Genealogy Workshop. Advance registration is required, and space is limited. This all-day session costs $40 for non-members, $30 for Heinz History Center members and members of the Westmoreland Historical Society, which is co-sponsoring the event. Box lunches will be available for an additional $10.95. See program details here.


Monday, March 23
Creating a GEDcom  (SIG: DNA and Genealogy)
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Room 101, Blasco Memorial Library, 160 East Front Street, Erie
Creating a GEDcom to maximize DNA results with various DNA testing companies. Experience level:  Beginner to intermediate. Meeting is free, and open to the public.


Tuesday, March 24
Genealogy Websites You May Be Missing  (SIG: Computer Research Tips)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Lincoln Community Center Library, 1255 Manchester Road, Erie
 Enhance your genealogy research with this potpourri of free genealogy sites that you'll wonder how you've missed.  Out-of-the-box genealogy resource;  useful websites that may not be on your radar. From finding county and family history books to going beyond Cyndi's list to using obituaries to find live people, learn about free sites that will enhance your genealogy research. Meeting is free, and open to the public.
 



Saturday, April 25
Chautauqua Regional Genealogical Conference  (Key Gen. Society Events)
8:30 am to 3:45 pm
Fluvanna Community Church, 3363 Fluvanna Ave, Jamestown NY 14701
The Fenton History Center's Genealogy Support Group is hosting the second annual one-day Chautauqua Regional Genealogical Conference on April 25, 2020 in Jamestown, NY.  All details and a map here.


Monday, April 27
Please Note Different Time and Location for April Computer SIG  (SIG: Computer Research Tips)
12:30 pm
Lincoln Community Center Library, 1255 Manchester Road, Erie
Tuesday, Apr 28, is election day, and the library room will be in use for that purpose.  Therefore, the Computer SIG will meet instead on Monday, April 27, at 12:30. Topic to be announced. 



Sunday, June 21 through Friday, June 26
Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh - Week One  (Key Gen. Society Events)
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
LaRoche University, 9000 Babcock Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Registration is open for this year's Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh Courses. Three separate weeks of courses are being offered with top instructors this year: June 21-26, July 6-10 and July 19-24. Each week offers a different set of courses. Click here for a printable flyer. Registration is separate for each of the weeks. Room and board packages are available. Several popular courses are already full, and wait lists are being taken. The GRIP website is very well organized to help you make your selections. Details and course information here.



Monday, July 6 through Friday, July 10
Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh - Week Two  (Key Gen. Society Events)
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
LaRoche University, 9000 Babcock Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Three separate weeks of courses are being offered with top instructors this year: June 21-26, July 6-10 and July 19-24. Each week offers a different set of courses. Click here for a printable flyer. Registration is separate for each of the weeks. Room and board packages are available. Several popular courses are already full, and wait lists are being taken. The GRIP website is very well organized to help you make your selections. Details and course information here.


Sunday, July 19 through Friday, July 24
Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh - Week Three  (Key Gen. Society Events)
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
LaRoche University, 9000 Babcock Blvd., Pittsburgh, PA 15237
Three separate weeks of courses are being offered with top instructors this year: June 21-26, July 6-10 and July 19-24. Each week offers a different set of courses. Click here for a printable flyer. Registration is separate for each of the weeks. Room and board packages are available. Several popular courses are already full, and wait lists are being taken. The GRIP website is very well organized to help you make your selections. Details and course information here.



Saturday, August 22
Muehlheim, Wagner, Buetikofer, Vickey Reunion  (Area Events of Interest)
12:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Picnicana Park, 9260 Old French Road, Waterford, PA

The Muehlheim, Wagner, Buetikofer, Vickey Reunion

Announcing the Wagner, Vickey, Buetikofer, Muehlheim family reunion, which will be held in Waterford, Pennsylvania, at Picnicana Park. The park is equipped with pavilions, should the weather turn a little wet. All descendants of the Muhlheim/Muehlheim families of Switzerland are invited to gather in Erie County, Pennsylvania. We will have opportunities to introduce each family and share information. Please bring your family tree and photos from the past if possible. Your hosts are seeking information about Ernst Mühlheim and Anna Schwab, from Switzerland. We are also looking  for information about their children in the U.S.: Frederic, Emma (m. Buetikofer), Bertha (m.Wagner) and Eliza Alice (m. Vickey). Frederic lived in Ohio. The sisters moved to Erie. Pennsylvania. You may have questions of your own that we could help answer.
For more information, please contact: Rita Stewart, 7300 Old Perry Highway, Erie, PA 16509, or email oneoftwo@roadrunner.com.
or, Carol Buetikofer, 6717 Manchester Farms Road, Fairview, PA 16415, or email cicijab@roadrunner.com.