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December 15, 2012
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The Genealogy Club
of
Newtown

invites you to attend our February meeting to be held on ...
Wednesday, February 14, 2018
Co-sponsored by the C.H. Booth Library

Our guest speaker is

Toni McKeen
who will discuss
Military Records

Military records are rich with information for the genealogist. This lecture will cover the many types of military documents available, including the most recently released documents and the databases where they can be found.

Toni is a Past President of the Genealogy Club and she teaches classes at Founders Hall in Ridgefield on all aspects of Genealogy, from beginner to advanced.

Newtown Library Meeting Room
25 Main Street, Newtown, CT
Our meeting begins promptly at 7:00 PM

Come early to converse with other genealogists
and enjoy some light refreshments

All are welcome to attend

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Join us this Wednesday night November 8th at the CH Booth Library Meeting room at 7:00 pm for our presentation:

Presenter: Marian Wood
http://climbingmyfamilytree.blogspot.com/

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Free or Fee Genealogy: Finding free records, deciding when to pay

Birth, marriage, death, and other genealogical records can be costly. Refine your research strategy by going beyond the best-known sites to free and low-cost sources via Linkpendium, historical and genealogical societies, courthouses, libraries, and more. Learn when it makes sense to pay for a record, based on the criteria of timeliness, the details in the record, and the uniqueness of the record.

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Genealogy research and commentary by Marian Burk Wood, speaker and author of "Planning a Future for Your Family's Past," available from Amazon.com.
climbingmyfamilytree.blogspot.pe
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The Genealogy Club
of
Newtown

invites you to attend our next meeting at 7:00 p.m. on ...
Wednesday, October 11, 2017
The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC). Marty will present the historical part of his presentation of the CCC at 6:30 before our main meeting. At 7:00 Marty will then present how to obtain CCC genealogy research information such as: researching a relative who was in the CCC or finding if you don't know; discharge papers , personnel records, camp newsletters, photographs and much more!
The Civilian Conservation Corps (CCC) began on March 31, 1933 under President Roosevelt’s “New Deal” to relieve the poverty and unemployment of the Depression., Workers built state parks & forests, trails, roads, campsites, & dams, stocked fish, built & maintained fire tower observer’s cabins & telephone lines, fought fires, & planted millions of trees. The CCC disbanded in 1942 due to the need for men in WW II.
Marty Podskoch is a retired teacher and the author..
Marty will present the historical part of his presentation of the CCC at 6:30 before our main meeting. At 7:00 Marty will then present how to obtain CCC genealogy research information such as:
researching a relative who was in the CCC or finding if you don't know; discharge papers , personnel records, camp newsletters, photographs and much more!
Please come early for the historical presentation. We look forward to seeing you at the meeting!
Cyrenius H. Booth Library Meeting Room
25 Main Street
Newtown, CT 06470

Come early to converse with other genealogists

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The Genealogy Club
of
Newtown invites you to attend our next meeting at 7:00 p.m. on
Wednesday, March 8, 2017

...

Our guest speaker is

Philip Hayes
Presenting:
“Digitizing & Managing
Your
Photo Collection”

This presentation focuses on what to do with all those family and historical pictures you have collected.
We will cover the different types of photographs you may encounter, how to digitize them and what to do with the originals.
We will also cover many applications to assist you in managing your photo collections.

Cyrenius H. Booth Library Meeting Room
25 Main Street
Newtown, CT 06470

Come early to converse with other genealogists
and enjoy some light refreshments…All are welcome to attend!
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ctgcnc/

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Newtown, CT Genealogy, 1890 Census Substitute, Cemetery Transcriptions and many more records.
rootsweb.ancestry.com

Wednesday, February 8, 2017

Our guest speaker is

Bryna O’Sullivan

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Presenting:
“Genealogy from the Attic:
How to Organize What You Have – and Build Your Family Tree”

Are the stacks of family papers and old photos overwhelming you?
Learn how they can help you build a family tree and how to store them properly for the future.

Cyrenius H. Booth Library Meeting Room
25 Main Street
Newtown, CT 06470

Come early to converse with other genealogists
and enjoy some light refreshments…All are welcome to attend!
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ctgcnc/

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The Genealogy Club of Newtown invites you to attend our next meeting at 7:00 p.m. on
Wednesday, January 11, 2017

Our guest speaker is

...

Maryann Legrow
of the
French Canadian Genealogical Society of Connecticut

Introduction to Research at the FCGSC Library. The types of genealogical records used in French-Canadian research differ from typical American records, so to be most productive, family history research in French Canada requires a slightly different approach. We will begin with a brief overview of the kinds of records that exist and see how best to use them. Then we will take a look at the ways in which name variants and other problems specific to genealogical research in Québec can create confusion for researchers. We will examine the organization of standard French-Canadian print source materials, explore resources available in the library of the FCGSC, and end with a discussion of how to “read” original birth/baptism, marriage, and death/burial records in parish registers from French Canada without actually needing to know more than a few words of French.

Cyrenius H. Booth Library Meeting Room
25 Main Street,
Newtown, CT

Come early to converse with other genealogists
and enjoy some light refreshments…All are welcome to attend!
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ctgcnc/

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Newtown, CT Genealogy, 1890 Census Substitute, Cemetery Transcriptions and many more records.
rootsweb.ancestry.com

The Genealogy Club Of Newtown invites you to attend our next meeting at 7:00 pm on Wednesday, October 12th, 2016 at the CH Booth Library Meeting Room, 25 Main Street, Newtown CT.

Our guest speaker is Penny Hartzell presenting "Researching in The Empire State and The Big Apple"

Does researching in New York - The Empire State or The Big Apple - frustrate you?This power point lecture will give you some suggestions on how to proceed?

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Please join us!

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Please join us for our first meeting of the 2016-2017 club year! Our first meeting will be Wednesday, September 14th, 2016 at the CH Booth Library Meeting Room at 7:00 pm. Our speaker will be Marian Wood with her presentation "Planning a Future for your Relatives Past". At our September meeting we will be celebrating the 15th anniversary our of club! Please join us in September!

Program Chair, Patti Crispo, is planning/booking programs for September 2016-June 2017.
Please post your suggestions.
Thank you!🌳

The Genealogy Club of Newtown nvites you to attend our upcoming meeting on Wednesday, June 8, 2016

Our guest speaker is Toni McKeen

Will Present:

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“The New Ancestry.com: Tips & Tricks”


Toni will show you how to research efficiently and successfully using this powerful site. The site has just undergone some changes, changing some tools and moving others. Also included are often overlooked options and the newest cool features that have just been added.

Toni will also share helpful tips in finding those elusive relatives, which parameters to use, and how to prevent looking at hundreds of names in search of the one person you are trying to find.

Newtown Library Meeting Room
25 Main Street, Newtown, CT
Our meeting begins promptly at 7:00 PM

Come early to converse with other genealogists
and enjoy some light refreshments
All are welcome to attend!

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May 11th Meeting
Our guest speaker is
Brigid Guertin
of the
Danbury Historical Society

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Preservation: Policies and Procedures for the At-Home Procrastinator!


· We all know we should be doing something to preserve our family history ephemera and mementos...but what, exactly are our options?
· This chat will cover up-to-date materials, where to find those materials and best practices to ensure the longevity of our personal heritage.

Newtown Library Meeting Room
25 Main Street, Newtown, CT
Our meeting begins promptly at 7:00 PM

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The Genealogy Club
of
Newtown
invites you to attend our upcoming meeting on
Wednesday, April 13, 2016...
Our guest speaker is
Francoise Lampe
“German Genealogy Research”
In addition to researching her own French family
roots, she has done extensive research on her
husband’s German ancestors.
Francoise will share her experience on researching
both German and American online resources and
techniques used in overcoming some of the unique
challenges of German genealogy.
Newtown Library Meeting Room
25 Main Street, Newtown, CT
Our meeting begins promptly at 7:00 PM
Come early to converse with other genealogists
and enjoy some light refreshments
All are welcome to attend!
http://www.rootsweb.ancestry.com/~ctgcnc/25 Main Street, Newtown, CT

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Newtown, CT Genealogy, 1890 Census Substitute, Cemetery Transcriptions and many more records.
rootsweb.ancestry.com

Genealogy Club of Newtown invites you to attend our March meeting to be held on Wednesday, March 9, 2016
Our guest speaker is Heather Young of the Godfrey Memorial LibraryMiddletown, CT
This presentation highlights unique and out of print resources available onsite and online at the Godfrey Memorial Library and will focus on examples of information found in the following materials and how to use them for research.

The Godfrey houses over 200,000 books and resources for resea...rching genealogy, biography and history.
• Many of the materials in our collection are unique records and family histories donated by patrons. The American Genealogical Biographical Index, (compiled by our founder) is a 226 volume index of approximately 4 million references in over 800 books, most now out of print.
• We have the research collection of The Society of Middletown First Settlers Descendants and numerous DAR and Mayflower resources.

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The Genealogy Club of Newtown will hold its 2016 February meeting on Wednesday, Feb. 10 at 7 p.m. The meeting will be held at the C.H. Booth Library on Main St. in Newtown. Our meetings start promptly at 7 p.m., but we encourage you to come early to converse with other genealogists, and to enjoy some light refreshments.
Our guest speaker is Jolene Mullen, who will present "Probate Records in Genealogy Research". Learn about using these valuable document: Where to find th...em, why they are important and how they can further your family history research.

All are welcome to attend, and we look forward to seeing you there!

In addition to our monthly meetings which are held on the 2nd. Wednesday of each month, the Genealogy Room in the Booth Library is available for your research during all Library hours. On Monday afternoons, Harlan Jessup and Bea Morgan, will be available at the Genealogy Room to assist you with your research. Come see us!

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GENEALOGY Fair! Sunday, November 15, at Ridgefield Recreation Center, 195 Danbury Road, (Route 35) from 1 to 4 pm.

Free! Come meet reps from the New England Historic Genealogy Society, Connecticut Ancestry Society, Connecticut Society of Genealogists, Daughters of the American Revolution, Sons of the American Revolution, Italian Genealogy Group, and more! Hosted by the Genealogy Club of Newtown.

Please join us for our October meeting on Wednesday, October 14th at 7:00 pm at the CH Booth Library Meeting Room.

Our Presenter will be Dave Perkins: Finding your Revolutionary War ancestors in Connecticut

Bio: Past President of the Connecticut Society of the Sons of the American Revolution....
Member since 1997, currently the Alternate National Trustee for the state society.

Please join us! We always learn something new at every meeting!

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