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8th Annual Diggin’ in the Dark: Genealogy After Hours Event

Thanks for stopping by this weeks SCDL Tree Talk Tuesday Blog Post. October is family history month and we have been busy with a series of classes and are getting ready to wrap up the celebration on October 28th when we will once again be hosting our annual Diggin’ in the Dark: Genealogy After Hours Research Night.

During the evening will  have representative’s from DAR, The McKinley Museum, Stark County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society and The Ohio Genealogical Society, here to answer questions and about their groups as well as the Genealogy Staff to help with researching during the evening.

This year we also have a special guest speaker, Mary Milne Jamba who will be giving a presentation on Understanding DNA Results for Genealogy purposes.

If you haven’t attended before or are a regular attender make sure you get your reservation in soon, spaces are filling up fast!

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Area Genealogy Programs for June 2017

Welcome to the SCDL Tree Talk Tuesdays Blog. This week we are looking at what is happening in the way of Genealogy Programs and items that may be of interest to the Genealogist around Stark County.

 

The Massillon Genealogy Society:

Wednesday, June 7, 2017 @ The Massillon Public Library Auditorium 6:30pm

 

Stark County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society:

Saturday, June 10, 2017@ Stark County District Library 10:00am-12:00pm

Program: Finding Shakespeare by Richard Haldi

 

Alliance Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society:


Thursday, June 8 at 7 pm @ the Trinity Episcopal Church on South Union Avenue in Alliance, Ohio

Program:  Will Cooley of Walsh University will speak on the topic, “Your Ancestors, Immigrants or Refugees.”

Stark County District Library

Tuesday, June 13, 2017 @ Sandy Valley Branch

Where Is It Now? Learn how to use various land records from the past to find where your ancestors property is located today.

 

McKinley Libray and Museum:

Now-Sept 3, 2017 @ McKinley Museum

In the Keller-Gallery: Mom What’s That? “Many items that used to be commonplace are now quaint nods to the past.  You might remember them, but do your kids know what they are?  This exhibition will feature artifacts from the late 20th century, such as rotary phones, typewriters, VCRs, and lots more!”

 

Until next time. Happy Ancestor Hunting!

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Area April Genealogy Programs 2017

:Thank you for stopping by this week’s SCDL Tree Talk Tuesdays. Today we are taking a look at some of the Genealogical and Historical programs in the area.

 

The Massillon Genealogy Society:

Wednesday, April 5, 2017 @ The Massillon Public Library Auditorium 6:30pm

Program: Using Tax Records in Research

Stark County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society:

Saturday, April 8, 2017 @ Stark County District Library 10:00am-12:00pm

Program: DVD Presentation on Cleaning Headstones.

Alliance Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society: 


Thursday, April 13 at 7 pm @ the Trinity Episcopal Church on South Union Avenue in Alliance, Ohio

Program:  The speaker will be Jane Gramlich of the Special Collections Department of the Akron-Summit County Library.  She will present a program on finding immigrant ancestors between 1820 and 1890.  Members and guests are welcome.

McKinley Libray and Museum:

Now-April 30, 2017 @ McKinley Museum

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Ohio Genealogical Society:

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Genealogy Gone Wild Annual Conference.

April 27-29, 2017 @ Kalahri Resort and Convention Center in Sandusky, OH.

 

 

 

That’s all for this month. Until next time Happy Ancestor Hunting!

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NGS 2017 Conference Hotel Reservation Now Open

Thanks for stopping by this week’s SCDL Tree Talk Tuesday Blog. If you haven’t heard the news the 2017 NGS Conference will be held in Raleigh, N.C. A few years ago I had the logo_homeprivilege of attending this conference in this beautiful city. NGS is a great experience for the new and long time Family History researcher and may come from all over to attend this three day conference. With so many people attending hotels fill up quickly, so if you are planning on attending you may want to make a reservation now.

For more information visit you can visit the NGS website with latest conference news. http://conference.ngsgenealogy.org/accommodations/

 

Until next week! Happy Ancestor Hunting.

 

 

 

 

 

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Genealogy Programs

Thanks for stopping by this weeks SCDL Tree Talk Tuesdays. Are you looking for some Genealogy Programs to attend this summer? You may want to consider checking the Ohio Genealogical Society. Here are the lists of programs they are offering this Summer and Fall.

http://www.ogs.org/events/summersessions.php

 

Date Time Speaker Session Title
Fri, April 15 10:00 am Tom Neel A Visit to the Cemetery
Sat, May 14 10:00 am Eric Johnson WWI Research tips
Sat, May 28 10:00 am Cheryl Abernathy Underutilized Court Records – Guardianships, Civil and Criminal Courts
Sat, June 11 10:00 am Workshop especially for OGS Chapters on utilizing Social Media – 2 hours
Sat, June 18 10:00 am Workshop especially for OGS Chapters on How to Judge a Lineage Application – 2 hours
Fri, June 25 1:00 pm Peggy Clemens Lauritzen Ticked Off; Those Pesky Pre-1850 Census Tic Marks
Sat, July 23 10:00 am How to Apply to an OGS Lineage Society – Workshop 2 hours
Fri, July 29 1:00 pm Marleen Applegate Beginning Genealogy
Sat, Aug 6 1:00 pm Peggy Clemens Lauritzen Misbegotten Children; Tracing the Family Lines of the Illegitimate and Babies
Sat, Aug 20 9:00 – 3:30 Chapter Management Seminar
Fri, Aug 26 Deborah A. Abbott, Ph.D. Researching Funeral Home Records
Sat, Aug 27 1:00 pm Mary Milne Jamba An introduction to Autosomal DNA
Tue, Sep 6 7:00 pm Deborah A. Abbott, Ph.D. Researching Funeral Home Records (This program will be held at the Shaker Heights Public Library, Main Branch)
Sat, Oct 1 9:00 am Deborah A. Abbott, Ph.D. OGS Fall Seminar (This program will be held at Quality Inn & Suites Conference Center, Bellville)
Sat, Oct 8 10:00 am Eric Johnson U.S. Colored Troops
Fri, Oct 14 10:00 am Annual Librarian’s Seminar

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February Genealogy Programs 2016

Thanks for stopping by the SCDL Tree Talk Tuesdays Blog. It’s officially February. Here are the Genealogy Program going on in the area this month.

 

The Alliance Genealogy Society (TAGS):

No meeting this month

 

The Massillon Genealogy Society:

February 4, 2016 @ The Massillon Public Library Auditorium 6pm

 

Stark County Chapter of the Ohio Genealogical Society:

No Meeting this Month

 

Stark County District Library

February 15, 20016 @ the Jackson Branch 6-7:45pm

 

That’s all for this month. Until next time Happy Ancestor Hunting!

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January Genealogy Program

Welcome to SCDL Tree Talk Tuesdays and Happy New Year! We hope that you all had some great family time over the holidays.  If one of you New Years resolution was to work on your family tree then you’ll want to check out these programs for January.

 

Stark County District Library

12 January 2016: Beginning Genealogy @ North Branch 6-7:30pm.

 

Massillon Genealogical Society

6 January 2016: Share and Tell @ Massillon Public Library Auditorium

 

Looking Ahead:

Ohio Genealogical Society Tracking Your Ancestors Annual Conference 28-30 April in Mason, Ohio.

National Genealogical SocietyExploring the Centuries: Footprints in Time Annual Conference May 4-7 in Ft. Lauderdale. Registration is now open.

 

 

 

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December Genealogy Programs

Welcome to this weeks SCDL Tree Talk Tuesday. We hope you all had a wonderful Thanksgiving and are looking forward to the holidays ahead. Among all the holiday festivies, there are some fun upcoming Genealogy Programs that will be taking place. Here they are…

 

Stark County District Library

3 December 2015 @ Perry Sippo Branch 1:30-3:00pm.

12 December 2015 @ East Canton Branch 2:00-3:00pm

 

 

Until next week, Happy Ancestor Hunting….

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Genealogy What’s New October 2015 Edition

Welcome to this week’s SCDL Tree Talk Tuesday. Today we are looking at some new resources that have been added to the collection.

KENTUCKY

OHIO

MAYFLOWER

MEDICAL HISTORY

REUNION PLANNING

  • Hackleman, Phyllis A. “Reunion Planner” Clearfield, Balitmore:MD, 2005.

UNITED STATES

WEST VIRGINIA

McGinnis, Carol. “West Virginia Genealogy Sources and Resources.” Genealogical Publishing, Baltimore:MD, 1988.

*UPCOMING PROGRAMS*

Also, Don’t forget about the many programs that we have on going this month in celebration of Family History Month!

This Saturday 10/17/2015 there will be two classes at the Perry Sippo Branch. Click on the links below to register.

1-2:30 Genealogy Databases

3-4:30 Social Media for Genealogists

Until next week…Happy Ancestor Hunting!

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October 2015 Family History Month Programs

Welcome to this weeks SCDL Tree Talk Tuesdays. It is the first of the month and that’s when we like to update you on programs happening around the area for the month. Not only are the many programs happening this month here at the library, but it’s also Family History Month.TH_Genealogy_callout

Stark County District Library: For more information or to register click on the links.

10 October 2015 @ Perry Sippo Branch

1-2:30pm Introduction to Genealogy

3-4:30pm Organizing Your Genealogy Research

17 October 2015 @ Perry Sippo Branch

1-2:30pm Genealogy Databases

3-4:30 pm Social Media for Genealogists

24 October 2015 @ Perry Sippo Branch

1-2:30pm Effectively Using the Federal Census

3-4:30pm Courthouse Records

29 October 2015 @ Plain Community Branch

10-11:30am Effectively Using Ancestry.com

SA_GEN_Diggin in the Dark_callout31 October 2015Main Library

6pm-Midnight 5th Annual Diggin’ in the Dark: Genealogy After Hours

Alliance Genealogical Society

8 October 2015 @ Trinity Episcopla Church on South Union Avenue in Alliance.

7 pm: Cindy Bresson will present a program on DNA and genealogy.

Massillon Genealogical Society

7 October 2015 @ Lillian Bean Center

6:30pm: Cindy Rudy will talk about Newport, Rhode Island and the famous Purtian Death Head grave stone, carved by

slave Slingo.

Stark County Chapter OGS

8 October 2015, 7pm @ Trinity United Church of Christ

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