Genealogy Club Events and Programs

 

Upcoming Meetings

Genealogy Club meetings are held at the Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Dr., Rockville, MD. Call 240-314-5019 for directions. There is ample free parking. We request a voluntary donation of $5.00 from non-members. If Montgomery County Schools are closed due to weather, we do not meet.

 

Wednesday, May 23, 2018 at 7:30pm

Offutt’s Crossroads:  The Early History of Potomac and its Founding Family by Ralph Buglass.

Hear about the genealogical research that uncovered family stories that affected the early development of Potomac.

 

Wednesday, September 26, 2018 at 7:30pm

My Family History Blog: A Multi-purpose Tool by Mary-Jane Roth.

Would you like to share your research with family members and at the same time improve your research? Writing a blog can do both. Learn the benefits of a genealogy blog and how to get started.

 

Wednesday, October 24, 2018 at 7:30pm

German Ancestors: You CAN Cross “der See” by Pamela Loos-Noji.

You do not need to be an expert on German genealogy.  With a set of books detailing all the parishes of Germany, and with the websites Archeon.de <http://archeon.de/> and FamilySearch.org you can get back several generations (or more) in Germany.

 

Wednesday, November 28, 2018 at 7:30pm

Is it Time to Hire a Professional? by Lorraine Minor.

Professional genealogists offer a wide range of services. Learn about these services, what to expect when you employ a professional and what you need to provide to get the most out of their services.

 

 

On-going Programs

First Friday of the month, 10:30-12:30   Genealogy Help at the Jane C. Sween Research Library: First Friday sessions are open to anyone needing help. Some months have a specific topic or theme and others are more nuts and bolts. MCHS’s Librarian Sarah Hedlund and trained volunteers will help answer your genealogical questions. It is recommended you call first to determine the month’s topic. Included with $5 Library research fee (MCHS members free).  For more information, call 301-340-2974.

 

Genealogy Club meetings are held at the Rockville Senior Center, 1150 Carnation Dr., Rockville, MD. Call 240-314-5019 for directions. There is ample free parking. We request a voluntary donation of $5.00 from non-members. If Montgomery County Schools are closed due to weather, we do not meet.