Category Archives: SCVGS

New Book: Genealogical Dictionary of New England

Barbara Merrill, former club president, has donated a copy of James Savage’s “Genealogical Dictionary of the First Settlers of New England” to the club library. This was first published in Boston in 1860 – 1862; our copy is a 2008 reprint … Continue reading

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A short posting that may help your research

The National Genealogical Society (NGS), of which I am a member, sends out an article each week called “UpFront with NGS.  It contains a paragraph or two of some genealogy news that may help you to dig deeper into your … Continue reading

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National Genealogical Society announces their upcoming FH Conf. May 13-16, St. Charles, MO

National Genealogical Society Announces Full Program for the 2015 Family History Conference St. Charles, Missouri, 13–16 May 2015 Crossroads of America ARLINGTON, VA, 12 November 2014: The National Genealogical Society (NGS) is pleased to announce the 2015 Family History Conference … Continue reading

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Minutes of the November 2014 General Meeting

President Darwin Thornton called the meeting to order at 1 PM on the 11th. He welcomed 72 members and 5 guests. Replacing the “Wait ‘til You Hear What I Found” segment, Darwin asked that all military veterans in attendance stand … Continue reading

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New Book: Guide to Ancestry.com

Ancestry.com is difficult in two ways. The search mechanism is complex, for one thing. This is well done, making the searching powerful while hiding the complexity unless the user asks to see it. But the second difficulty is the number … Continue reading

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