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 24
Improving Your Searches  (SIG: Computer Research Tips)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Lincoln Community Center Library, 1255 Manchester Road, Erie
The September 24 session of the ESGR Special Interest Group on Genealogy Computer Research will offer tips on how to improve your online search techniques. Class will help you understand better how site searches and digitized collections work; how to expand your family search; and tips on searching on Ancestry, using library resources, and searching books and newspapers. 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.
 
 



Saturday, October 5
Titusville Genealogy Conference  (Area Events of Interest)
9:00 am to 3:45 pm
Drake Well Museum, Titusville, PA 16354
The Titusville Historical Society is hosting its annual Genealogy Conference on Saturday, October 5, from 9am to 3:45pm.
This is a worthy conference with good speakers. For those interested, a late afternoon session takes up brick-wall problems submitted in advance. (See attached for details.)
Early bird registration ($29) must be postmarked no later than September 7. After that, the fee is $35.
A catered lunch is included.
A small selection of books and periodicals will be available for sale. No credit cards taken. Cash or checks only.
To register, download the attached form.


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.
 
 



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.