This week the Genealogical Society of New Jersey will hold its 100th Annual Meeting. This year, it will be held virtually and is followed by a presentation — Reclaim the Records — by Alec Ferretti.
Saturday, 4 November 2017, 10:30am
Pane Room, Alexander Library, Rutgers University
169 College Avenue, New Brunswick, NJ 08901
Must-Have Resources for New Jersey Genealogy
Presentation by Michelle Tucker Chubenko, Legacy Tree Genealogists and Jersey Roots Genealogy
Many of New Jersey’s best reference materials and web resources require detailed explanation in order to be used effectively. We’ll discover how to find and use a variety of published reference books, journals, source material, finding aids, as well as explore some websites vital for New Jersey genealogical research.
Online RSVP: http://www.gsnj.org/2017-annual-meeting/
Sunday, November 13 – Monmouth County Genealogy Society Meeting
Lincroft, NJ– “Tunneling Through German Immigrant Research: A Case Study,” will be the topic of the Monmouth County Genealogy Society meeting at 1:30 P.M. on Sunday, November 13th at the Community Center, 72 Broad Street, Eatontown. Continue reading
Plainfield Public Library Announces Tri-County History Fair
Saturday, October 22, 2016, from 10 am to 4 pm
The Plainfield Public Library is excited to announce the Tri-County History Fair for Middlesex, Union, and Somerset Counties. Join colleagues, friends, and neighbors for a fun day of historical discovery, resource sharing, raffles, and more. On Saturday, October 22nd from 10 am to 4 pm, over 20 local history organizations, museums, and libraries will be exhibiting and promoting their historical collections on the library’s lower level around the area fountain. There will be two exhibits on display at this time: Contemporary Photographs of Plainfield Veterans by Plainfielder Brian Price and Plainfield in Pictures– a selection of images from the library’s historical photograph collections. Continue reading
The Monmouth County Genealogy Society will present its Fall Workshop, “An In-Depth Look at Federal Census Records”, on Saturday, October 1, 2016 from 9 am. to 3:30 pm. at the Community Center, 72 Broad Street, Eatontown.
Happy 25th Birthday Family History Month!
Started by the Monmouth County (NJ) Genealogy Society in 1990, the Family History Month initiative hit mainstream genealogy in 2001. Since then, it’s popularity has steadily risen and today, you can read about national coordination of events to celebrate:
- Welcome to October Family History Month 2015
- Find A Grave’s Community Day on October 17th
- FGS – Find A Society Event
And a bit closer to home, I’ve compiled a list of New Jersey events in October:
Let me introduce you to DANE! The Danish Archive North East (DANE) is located at the Danish Home in Edison, New Jersey. Their holdings include books, letters, genealogical information, and sociological data comprising the collection of Danish heritage. The geographical identifier — Northeast — emphasizes their mission to bring the stories of the many Danes who settled and contributed to the history and growth of the northeastern United States.
Key Holdings for Researchers:
Microfilm (Perth Amboy centric)
* City Directories
Church Records for Our Saviours Danish Lutheran Church
Library of 1000+ items
Sunday, May 17 – 2-5pm
LOCATION: Danish Home, 855 New Durham Road, Edison, New Jersey
For more information, contact DANE via email.
Genealogical Society of Bergen County (GSBC) has announced a SAVE-the-DATE for their 2014 Annual Seminar to be held on Saturday, 22 November, 2014. The event will feature “The Legal Genealogist,” Judy Russell, CGsm, CGLsm.
The Seminar Chairperson, Judy Kenney, and her committee will announce details shortly, but in the meantime be sure to mark your calendars for the event. You won’t want to miss this program!