Research Day

JANUARY 28, 2018, 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  • We will be scanning Bibles and historical documents.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.

 


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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Research 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.

  • We will be scanning Bibles and historical documents.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.

About Mr. 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

NOTE: The specific topic on DNA is subject to change.

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.

About 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.


TBA

APRIL 22, SUNDAY, 3 pm


TBA

MAY 27, SUNDAY, 3 pm

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