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, March 9
Annual Meeting on ZOOM  (ESGR Member Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
ESGR Annual Meeting and Election Results. Four officers and four directors to be elected.

Tuesday, April 13
ESGR Member Meeting and Speaker - ONLINE  (ESGR Member Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
"Discoveries in the Attic" -- Speaker Linda Waha offers tips on how to sort out those family boxes in the closets, attic or basement. Many of us are downsizing, and can use some advice on sorting out the good stuff, and preserving and organizing interesting finds for your genealogy research.

Answering The Call: Erie County in WW1
Tuesday, May 11
Answering The Call: Erie County in WW1  (ESGR Member Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
ESGR Board Member Mary Jane Koenig joins us with other speakers to give a presentation on the forthcoming book, Answering The Call: Erie County, Pennsylvania in World War One."  Produced by the Erie County World War 1 Centennial Committee, the book is organized into five sections: At War; The Homefront; Sketches; Bios of the 200 Men From Erie County Who Made the Ultimate Sacrifice; A List of 2300+ Men and Women From Erie County Who Served.

Tuesday, June 8
Thomas MacEntee: The 1950 Census - Are You Ready?  (ESGR Member Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Are you ready to explore the information in the 1950 United States Census? The Census report is released 72 years after it was taken. In 1950, Census Day was April 1, so it will be released on April 1, 2022. Come hear speaker Thomas MacAntee on the types of information and resources you can expect to tap when all of that data is released next year. On Zoom. Link will be posted in the Members Area shortly before the date.

Tuesday, September 14
Researching Funeral Home Collections  (ESGR Member Meeting)
6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
On Zoom

Speaker Ari Wilkins on the valuable genealogical information often available in the information that funeral homes collect. Funeral home records often contain extensive information on the family's genealogy, church affiliations, business activities and other topics valuable to family history researchers. Wilkins, a graduate of Louisiana State University, has been researching family history for more than 20 years. She works at the Dallas Public Library and teaches genealogy classes there. She specializes in African American research, and has spoken at the National Genealogical Society, the Federation of Genealogical Societies, Roots Tech, the American Library Association and many local societies.