Maryland Land Records
Barb Henry

MAY 27, SUNDAY, 3 pm

Learn the value of using Maryland land records in your research.

Also discover other “non-land” information that can be found in land records.

Barb will also cover other resources to help locate land records.

 

Barbara Henry:
Barb has been researching since 2000 and have very deep Maryland roots, with several lines dating back to the late 1600s/early 1700s. She is a member of BCGS (vertical file manager), Historical Society of Baltimore County, Historical Society of Harford County, the Maryland Genealogical Society and the Maryland Historical Society. She is also active in several local discussion groups where she presents topics on various genealogical topics.

She have an A.S. in Civil Engineering from CCBC and is currently a CADD Manager for Gannett Fleming, Inc. In her free time she enjoys cruising, golf and doing family research.


GUESTS ARE ALWAYS WELCOME AT OUR MEETINGS.

WEATHER RELATED CLOSINGS → WBAL AM 1090 RADIO / VISIT THE BCGS HOME PAGE.

For detailed directions and a map, select → PLANNING A VISIT.


THE FOLLOWING TAKES PLACE ON MEETING DATES:

  • The LIBRARY is open from 12 – 2 pm.
  • The GENERAL MEETING followed by refreshments takes place from 2 – 3 pm.
  • THE GUEST SPEAKER PRESENTS FROM 3 – 4 pm.

 

INTEREST GROUPS MEET IN THE CORRIDOR OUTSIDE OF THE LIBRARY:


 

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JANUARY 28, SUNDAY, 12 – 4 pm

Everyone is invited to use all of the research assets of our Library from 12:00 Noon until 4:00 PM.

The Computer Genealogy Interest Group meets at 1 pm.

  • We will be scanning Bibles and historical documents.
  • Bring in what you have and have it copied to digital media.

 


A Genealogy Case Study
David Powell

FEBRUARY 25, SUNDAY, 3 pm

Mr. Powell will share with our group his experiences in researching his Mother-in-Law over an eight year period and spanning from Baltimore City to southern Poland.

Special emphasis will be made on the methods used and the web sites used to discover her family tree from 2009 to 1790.

David Powell:
Mr. Powell has been researching his own family history for over 25 years and is the current President of the Baltimore County Genealogical society as well as a member of their Board of Directors.  He is also a member of the Maryland Genealogical Society.

Mr. Powell also teaches beginning genealogy courses at local senior centers, libraries and the Community College of Baltimore County.

Mr. Powell retired as Vice President and Chief Information Officer for AAI Corporation in 2007.  He holds a BA degree in Economics and a Master’s degree in Information Management.  He has been active in various boards and forums in the Mid-Atlantic region for information systems curriculum development and Information Technology networking and electronic commerce.


Genetic Genealogy: Understanding and Applying Your Test Results
Andy Hochreiter

MARCH 25, SUNDAY, 3 pm

Genetic genealogy has emerged as an important tool for genealogists and family historians.

During this session, Mr. Hochreiter will discuss how to understand and analyze results from DNA tests and how to use the results to find family and apply the findings to genealogical research.

Andrew Hochreiter:
is an experienced genetic genealogist who manages DNA surname projects, frequently attends professional genetic genealogy courses and conferences, and has successfully applied DNA in tracing several related family branches overseas.

The handout is on our “Useful Links” page.
Select the following link → Understanding DNA Presentation by Andy Hochreiter.
Tablet users will have it appear in their Download area.


Preserving for the Next Generation
Mike Boivin

Mike BoivinAPRIL 22, SUNDAY, 3 pm

Learn how to preserve documents, photos and other important items.

Mr. Boivin will include suggested scanning settings for documents and photos, storing both original documents and photos as well as electronic files.

He will also cover planning for what is to happen to your genealogical files, data, etc. after your death.

Michael (Mike) R. Boivin Sr.
Mike been working on his genealogy for over 40 years with a primary focus on French Canada and New England.  He teaches genealogy classes in Laurel and is the Director of the Genealogy Group at the Laurel Historical Society. He is a member of National Genealogy Society, New England Historic Genealogical Society, American-Canadian Genealogical Society (for his father’s side), Irish Genealogical Society International (for his maternal side) and the New Hampshire Genealogists Society.

He received his BS in Business from University of Maryland and a MBA from Keller Graduate School of Management. A retired hospital administrator he spends his “free time” teaching, reading, researching his family tree and traveling.


Maryland Land Records
Barb Henry

MAY 27, SUNDAY, 3 pm

Learn the value of using Maryland land records in your research.

Also discover other “non-land” information that can be found in land records.

Barb will also cover other resources to help locate land records.

 

Barbara Henry:
Barb has been researching since 2000 and have very deep Maryland roots, with several lines dating back to the late 1600s/early 1700s. She is a member of BCGS (vertical file manager), Historical Society of Baltimore County, Historical Society of Harford County, the Maryland Genealogical Society and the Maryland Historical Society. She is also active in several local discussion groups where she presents topics on various genealogical topics.

She have an A.S. in Civil Engineering from CCBC and is currently a CADD Manager for Gannett Fleming, Inc. In her free time she enjoys cruising, golf and doing family research.


Research Day

JUNE 24, SUNDAY, 12 – 4 pm

Everyone is invited to use all of the research assets of our Library from 12:00 Noon until 4:00 PM.

The Computer Genealogy Interest Group meets at 1 pm.

  • We will be scanning Bibles and historical documents.
  • Bring in what you have and have it copied to digital media. Please bring a USB drive to make a copy of these scans.

 

 

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