Researching your WWI Army Ancestors
Dr Margaret McMahon

SEPTEMBER 24, SUNDAY, 3 pm

  • This year marks the centennial of U.S. involvement in the War to End All Wars (World War I).
  • Learn more about the military service of your dough-boy ancestors using online databases, repositories, social networking and other resources
  • Get ideas for sharing what you learn.

 

About Dr Margaret McMahaon:
Margaret is the hockey-playing genealogist. She has a PhD in Computer Science and Engineering, and with the advent of parenthood, she turned her technical talents to researching her family’s genealogy. She has over twenty-five years of engineering experience, including being a college and graduate school professor. She is an experienced presenter at national and international technical conferences.

 


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:


 

P R O G R A M   O F   S P E A K E R S
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Researching your WWI Army Ancestors
Dr Margaret McMahon

SEPTEMBER 24, SUNDAY, 3 pm

  • This year marks the centennial of U.S. involvement in the War to End All Wars (World War I).
  • Learn more about the military service of your dough-boy ancestors using online databases, repositories, social networking and other resources
  • Get ideas for sharing what you learn.

 

About Dr Margaret McMahaon:
Margaret is the hockey-playing genealogist. She has a PhD in Computer Science and Engineering, and with the advent of parenthood, she turned her technical talents to researching her family’s genealogy. She has over twenty-five years of engineering experience, including being a college and graduate school professor. She is an experienced presenter at national and international technical conferences.

The  Baltimore City Archives and its holdings
Rob Schoeberlein

OCTOBER 22, SUNDAY, 3 pm

Dead Men Tell No Tales, But Probate Talks
Malissa Ruffner

NOVEMBER 26, SUNDAY, 3 pm

About Malissa Ruffner
Malissa Ruffner has been seriously researching her own family since attending Bob Barnes’ four introductory sessions at the Maryland Historical Society in 2009. She holds a J.D. from the University of Maryland, Baltimore, and an M.L.S. from the University of Maryland, College Park. As an archivist, she worked on projects at Goucher College, Hampton National Historic Site, and the University of Maryland, University Archives. She was certified by the Board for Certification of Genealogists® in September of 2014 and serves as Vice-President of the Maryland Genealogical Society.


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BCGS_Reseach_ImageResearch Day

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.

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(The image next to “Research Day” courtesy of http://www.vintagekin.com/)