Howard County (Maryland) Genealogical Society
Howard County
Genealogical Society
Helping you discover your family history

HCGS Program History 2010 to Present

 
 
HCGS Program History
2010 to Present
 
   
 
 
 
Date
Attendance
Presenter
Topic
Comments
         
Jan 2010
30
Richard Flint
What's New at the Howard County Historical Center
 
Feb 2010
0
Meeting Cancelled
 
Bad Weather
March 2010
44
Dottie Aleshire
Preparing for a Genealogical Research Trip
 
April 2010
32
John Foltz
Creating a Church History
 
May 2010
20
John Lyon
Land Records II: Reading Surveys and Mapping Software
 
June 2010
27
Variety Hour & Book Exchange
Jarrett – Our WWI Veteran;                                                                 Davis – Genetics and Genealgoy;                                                        Kuttler – How (Not) to Write a Book
 
Sept 2010
26
Welcome Back Variety Hour
Herron – An Introduction to the Naturalization Records for                Howard County About to be Published;                                                      Members Shared Successes
 
Oct 2010
33
Adriane Gravelle
Obituaries, A Treasure Trove for Genealogists
 
Nov 2010
31
Dottie Aleshire
Hiring a Professional Researcher and Ethical Privacy Issues
 
Dec 2010
39
Craig Scott
Quaker Migration In and Out of Virginia
 
Jan 2011
12
Variety Hour
Ayers – Using DNA to Solve A Challenge;                                         Hannan – Reunions and Genealogy;                                                      Davis – Ahnentafals – A Tool Made Simple
Bad Weather
Feb 2011
24
John Foltz
First Presbyterian Church – Pastors and Artifacts
 
March 2011
35
Nancy Lauer
You Located the Village of Your Ancestor – Now What?
 
April 2011
45
Professor Thomas Clemens
Rebel Heels and Northern Scum, Maryland in the Civil War
 
May 2011
54
Thomas Shipley
Shipley Stories from the history of this founding family of MD                and Howard County
 
June 2011
52
Sandra Clunies
Where is Great-Grandma Hiding
 
Sept 2011
45
Louis Leconte
Using Photography in Genealogy
 
Oct 2011
42
Richard Gethmann
DNA, Genetics & Genealogy
 
Nov 2011
37
Phyllis Legare
Overcoming Brick Walls
 
Dec 2011
24
Members
Humor, Hurdles and Hardbacks in Genealogy
 
Jan 2012
30
Variety Hour
Herron – Genealogy of Aviation Pioneers;                                            Kuttler – How Not to Write a Book
 
Feb 2012
0
Meeting Cancelled
 
Bad Weather
Mar 2012
49
Rob Shindle
Getting the Most from Church Records
 
May 2012
34
Dottie Aleshire
1940 US Population census
 
June 2012
32
Jane Thursby
Maryland Marriages and the Laws: How They Changed from the             17thCentury
 
Sept 2012
39
Nancy Lauer
The Path to Publication: A Trilogy of Maryland Families
 
Oct 2012
28
Adrian Gravelle
Genealogical Evidence Revisited
 
Nov 2012
52
Rob Schoeberlein
Baltimore Archives
 
Dec 2012
30
Substitutes for Wayne Schaumburg
Ayers – Alternative to Publishing using a Genealgoy Blog;              Forstner – Experience in Using German Chronicles Documents
 
Jan 2013
33
Dottie Aleshire
Crossing the Pond: Immigration and Naturalization
 
Feb 2013
20
Variety Hour
Davis – Techniques for translation old German;                                     Punte – Discovering the connection of hobby and an ancestor;                  Johl – Verbal portrait of the EC railroad Station Master in the Civil War
Light Snow
March 2013
41
Rebecca Koford
Researching Your Ancestors in the War of 1812
 
April 2013
25
Dr. Ken Heger
Working for the People: Documenting Employment of Federal Civilian Employees 1790 – 1950
 
May 2013
Unk
Dottie Aleshire
What's New at the Family History Center
At the Library
June 2013
36
Debra Hoffman
Researching Your Civil War Soldier
 
Sept 2013
29
Wayne Schaumburg
Historical Green Mount Cemetery: Where Baltimore's Best Were Laid to Rest
 
Oct 2013
37
Eileen Souza
Dig Up Your Ancestors Online
 
Nov 2013
41
Angela McGhie
Locating Historic Newspapers
 
Dec 2013
18
Christmas Memories Sharing by Members
Also Demonstrations of the Society's Website and Facebook Page
Bad Weather Day Before
Jan 2014
65
Dottie Aleshire (Joint presentation with HC Library)
Life's Last Records
2 PM at the Library
Feb 2014
0
Meeting Cancelled
 
Bad Weather
Mar 2014
30
Sandra Clunies
Finding Forgotten Females
 
April 2014
34
Daniel Carroll Toomey
Maryland Soldiers Fight the War / North and South
 
May 2014
41
Rebecca Koford
Organizing Your Genealogy and Managing a Project like a Pro
 
June 2014
34
Daniel Ingham
Civil War Pension Applications of Howard County USCT Veterans
 
Sept 2014
35
Jennifer Hafner
Maryland Land Records and Research Resources
 
Oct 2014
53
Dr. Ken Heger
From Bohemia to Baltimore:  The Journey of Liebreich and Luisa Fritz'.
 
Nov 2014
39
Pat Pool
Quilts of our Female Ancestors
 
Dec 2014
25
Caitlin Chamberlin
Finding the Forgotten Females of the Patapsco Female Institute
 
Jan 2015
71
Dottie Aleshire (Joint presentation with HC Library)
Creating Your Family History Narrative
2 PM at the Library
Feb 2015
43
Member Hour – Technology in Genealogy
Kissel – Evernote; Sanphillipo – FlipPal Scanner; Ayers – Using DNA to solve problem; Noble – Demo of new website
2 PM at the Library
March 2015
26
Dr. Ken Heger
Using the Records of the Civilian Conservation Corp for Family History
3 PM at the E. Columbia Library
April 2015
34
Debra Hoffman
Maximize Your Census Research: A Baltimore Case Study
1stmeeting at Bain
May 2015
52
Dr. Margaret McMahon
Using DNA in Genealogy
 
June 2015
23
John Foerstchbeck
Catholics, Germans and Western Maryland
 
Sept 2015
51
Angela McGhie
Documenting Your Research Trail
 
Oct 2015
36
 
Luanne Tano
Uncover Secrets to Finding Your Italian Ancestry
 
Nov 2015
26
Dr. Margaret McMahon
Ancestors in the US Military: Online and in Military Archives
 
Dec 2015
27
Jim Kuttler, Mary Sanphilipo, Jerry Kissel, Beth Powell & Davis Gardner, Mike Noble, and Eileen Souza
Roundtable discussions
 
Jan 2016
 
53
Jim Kuttler
Historic Cemeteries of Howard County
Miller Library
 Feb 2016
 
45
Don Dripps, Tracy Hill, Jerry Kissel, Dottie Alshire, Mary Sanphilipo
Technology for Genealogy
Miller Library
 
Mar 2016
28
Debi Wynn
The Rosies
 
Apr 2016
 
Dottie Alshire
Analyzing Your Pedigree
 
May 2016 28 Bob Greiner Basics of German Gothic Handwriting and Printing  
Jun 2016 28 Adrian Gravelle Producing a Reliable Family History - An Appellate Judge Discusses Genealogical Evidence