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
The Genealogical Society of New Jersey’s 2016 Annual Meeting features a presentation by Eric Grundset, Director of Library Publications for the DAR on Saturday, 12 November at the Alexander Library, Rutgers University, 10:30am [refreshments start at 10:15am].
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
If you’re looking for a great way to connect to history in New Jersey, taking advantage of the weekend-long history events should be on your list! This year, October is packed with multiple opportunities in over 80 locations in three counties.
Check Your Calendar! I will be the host for three events next month as part of the 2016 Family History Month celebration at the Blazing Star Cultural Arts Center in Carteret, New Jersey.
Less than 10 days left to take advantage of the Early Bird Discount! Join fellow researchers from Connecticut, Massachusetts, Maryland, North Carolina, New Hampshire, New Jersey, Nevada, New York, Pennsylvania, Rhode Island, South Carolina and Virginia at this one-of-a-kind event. Nashi Predky is the only genealogical conference dedicated to Ukrainian research in the US.
This year’s cemetery tour, “The Civil War Comes to Rahway,” will focus on former residents of the city who served, fought, and in some cases died in the War Between the States as well as private citizens affected by the conflict. The tours will be given on Sunday, October 2 in the historic Rahway Cemetery where 304 Civil War veterans are interred.
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.
Estates from 1967 to 1992 to be available on Surrogate’s Records Room computers
FREEHOLD, NJ – The conversion and indexing of over 80,000 microfiche estate records to a digitized format is under way in the Monmouth County Surrogate’s Office, announced Surrogate Rosemarie D. Peters. When the conversion is completed, the records, extending from 1967 to 1992, will be imported into the existing imaging software system and will be available on computers in the Surrogate’s Records Room in the County Hall of Records, Main Street, Freehold.
It’s September and this means Back-to-School for my family. However, for me… this means Back-to-Genealogy. While I slow down my schedule during the Summer to spend more time with my family, I look forward to the normalcy of our school routines.
Currently, my research calendar is getting busier and this means that I’m out to more research “hot-spots”! In the past month, I’ve made trips to county courthouses, the State Archives, and not-so-close libraries. What are your plans for research? Continue reading