Wordless Wednesday

by Kathryn Doyle (1/28/2009)

Intermediate Genealogy Series
Class 1 – Military Records
Susan Goss Johnston

Photograph courtesy of Jane Knowles Lindsey, Oakland, California, 1/20/2009

Change in Schedule for the Intermediate Genealogy Series

by Kathryn Doyle (1/27/2009)

Jane Lindsey and Marge Bell sent this announcement:

Due to a family emergency the Land Record class being taught by Lavinia Schwarz on January 31 and Feb 2, 2009 has been rescheduled.

The updated schedule for the Intermediate Series of genealogy classes is as follows:

Jan 31 and Feb 2 – Church and Cemetery Records
Feb 7 and 10 – Reading and Transcribing Colonial Handwriting
Feb 21 and 24 – Newspaper Research
Feb 28 and Mar 3 – Land Records and Maps
Mar 14 and 17 – Immigration, Passenger Lists, Naturalizations and Passports
Mar 21 and 24 – People-Finders, Continuing Education and Giving Back

We are sorry for any inconvenience this may cause.

Allen County Public Library Research Tour 2009

by Kathryn Doyle (1/24/2009)

August 16-23, 2009
Fort Wayne, Indiana

The fourth CGS Research Tour to the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana, takes place August 16-23, 2009. Join CGS President Jane Lindsey for a week-long trip to the best public genealogy library in the United States.

Whether you have visited before, or this is your first time, you will benefit from Jane’s individualized attention to your research goals. Pre-planning meetings can be arranged by phone or in person prior to the trip.

Space is limited to fifteen participants. To ensure the minimum tour requirement of ten participants is met, a $200 deposit is required by June 15, 2009. The trip will be canceled if we do not have the minimum, so please E-mail Jane Lindsey as soon as possible, if you are interested in attending. Download the tour brochure from the society website. The registration flier was also distributed in the January issue of the CGS News.

Photograph of the interior of the library is from the Allen County Public Library website.