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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, September 22
Cemeteries and Death Records  (SIG: Computer Research Tips)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
ONLINE via Zoom - Register at Lincoln Community Center Library
Cemeteries and Death Records:  SIG Leader Sue Mueller on locating and using death indices, certificates, obituaries, cemeteries and beyond, with an emphasis on free online resources.  Locating death records from official records to funeral homes and cemeteries. Register at the Lincoln Community Center Library site (lin@eriecountypa.gov); they will email you a link to the Zoom session.
 



Tuesday, October 13
ESGR Member Meeting  (ESGR Member Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
On Zoom: Judy Fambrough-Billingsley
Guest Speaker Judy Fambrough-Billingsley presents, "Lessons Learned."
She is the author of Too Brown to Keep: A Search For Love, Forgiveness and Healinga memoir. Born in Friedberg, Germany, to a German woman and a black American soldier after World War II, Fambrough-Billingsley was given up for adoption, and raised by an American family in Bakersfield, California. She went on to become a teacher and school administrator, raised a family and, after a long, difficult search, located both of her birth parents. She will share lessons she learned on her journey of discovery.


Wednesday, October 14
Using the Library for Genealogy, and Excerpts from Finding Your Roots  (Webinars and E-Conferences)
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Online from WQLN and the Erie County Public Library
Are you interested in uncovering your family history? WQLN and the Erie County (Blasco) Public Library have partnered for an online event October 14 to offer tips on using the Blasco's Heritage Room genealogy resources, along with a live (online) chat with library staff. Also featured: excerpts from the new season of Finding Your Roots (premiering Oct. 13) -- which premieres the night before, Oct. 13 -- and clips from WQLN's "My Ancestor" videos featuring the fascinating family history of local folks. Register at WQLN.org/MyAncestor and they will email you a Zoom link.


Tuesday, October 27
Finding and Using Historical Newspapers  (SIG: Computer Research Tips)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Online via Zoom application
Finding and Using Historical Newspapers:  ESGR Special Interest Group leader Sue Mueller on Understanding digitized collections; free newspaper sources online; how to search; more than obituaries. Register at the Lincoln Community Center Library site (lin@eriecountypa.gov); they will email you a link to the Zoom session.



Tuesday, November 24
Immigration Records for Genealogy  (SIG: Computer Research Tips)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Online via Zoom application
Immigration Records for Genealogy: ESGR Computer SIG Leader Sue Mueller discusses how to figure out who came when; finding your immigrant ancestor's origin; searching passenger lists; destinations—why and where; naturalization records. Register at the Lincoln Community Center Library site (lin@eriecountypa.gov); they will email you a link to the Zoom session.   **Please note: There is no meeting in December.
 
 



Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Military Records for Genealogy  (SIG: Computer Research Tips)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Online via Zoom application
ESGR Computer SIG Leader Sue Mueller discusses using Military Records in your genealogy research. Why, what and where to find Service Records, Pension and Land Grant and other records; Extended strategies; what you need to know about records that were lost or destroyed. Register at the Lincoln Community Center Library site (lin@eriecountypa.gov); they will email you a link to the Zoom session.
 



Tuesday, February 23, 2021
Finding Your Female Ancestors  (SIG: Computer Research Tips)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Online via Zoom application
ESGR Computer SIG Leader Sue Mueller discusses special challenges in finding your female ancestors; how and where to search; using indirect proof; women and the law; military; immigration and naturalization. Register at the Lincoln Community Center Library site (lin@eriecountypa.gov); they will email you a link to the Zoom session.