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, October 22
Understanding Historic Census Reports  (SIG: Computer Research Tips)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Lincoln Community Center Library, 1255 Manchester Road, Erie
The October meeting of ESGR's Special Interest Group on Genealogy Computer Research will explore how to use the various historic U.S. Census reports, including details on the special aspects of each census. In this session, we'll identify clues to look for in census reports (there's more there than you may think); explore federal and state censuses; talk about clues in family connections and neighbors; how to link census clues to other sources; using Census substitutes. SIG Leader Sue Mueller teaches this class the fourth Tuesday of every month except December. Sessions are free, and open to the public, but please register in advance at the Erie Public Library website, so we know how many chairs to set up.
 
 


Friday, October 25
Genealogy Basics for Beginners  (SIG: Computer Research Tips)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
413 West Plum Street (Route 6N) in Edinboro
ESGR Computer Genealogy leader Sue Mueller will offer a special session on genealogy basics for beginners at the Edinboro Library on October 25th from 10 a.m. to noon. Session will focus on free online resources to get you started. Topics include: How to begin and avoid mistakes, using libraries across the country, and a word about DNA and social media. Pre-registration is required, as seating is limited. Register at the Erie County Library website, Events.
 



Monday, November 4
Using DNA Painter to Create Colorful FAN Charts  (SIG: DNA and Genealogy)
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Room 101, Blasco Memorial Library, 160 East Front Street, Erie
Hands on Workshop - This session is appropriate for all levels and for those who have not yet taken a DNA test.  This will be a hands on workshop for anyone interested in creating FAN charts and using other Tree Features on DNA Painter, a third party site.  Bring your laptops.  Tablets are also appropriate but some features may not be possible.  Meetings are free and open to the public.


Tuesday, November 26
Family Photos: Finding, Identifying, Dating  (SIG: Computer Research Tips)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Lincoln Community Center Library, 1255 Manchester Road, Erie
The November session of our ESGR Special Interest Group on Computer Research will explore tips on online sources for finding family photographs; getting help in identifying photos; sharing photos; dating photos based on picture clues including clothing. Like all meetings of this SIG, the session is free and open to the public. However, we ask that you please register in advance at the Erie Public Library website so that we can anticipate setting up enough chairs.
 
 



Monday, December 2
New Features Using Genetic Affairs Clustering Tool  (SIG: DNA and Genealogy)
6:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Room 101, Blasco Memorial Library, 160 East Front Street, Erie
This session will explore new features of the Genetic Affairs clustering tool. Session is most appropriate for anyone who has had an autosomal DNA test and is comfortable using some third party tools for more in-depth analysis.  ESGR's DNA Special Interest Group, led by Helen Shimek, meets in Room 101 of the Blasco Library. Meetings are free and open to the public.



Saturday, August 22, 2020
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.