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MEETINGS

Society regular monthly meetings: 2nd Sat. of each month, except July & August, at 1 P.M.

All meetings are held at Homewood at Crumland Farms in their Community Room right off the lobby. They are located on 7407 Willow Rd.

DIRECTIONS: The first exit after Beckley’s motel left off Route 15, approx. 2 miles north of Frederick.

Some meetings are held offsite at special locations. See Calendar of Meetings for details.

CALENDAR OF MEETINGS

MONTH

MEETING TOPIC

September 14, 2013

This is the group’s annual Show And Tell meeting, where members describe progress made in their genealogical research, offer suggestions for each others’ stumbling blocks or “brick walls,” display items of interest, or share news of information sources or technology. This would be a good time for anyone working on a genealogical search, or just starting on one, to chat with others with similar interests.

October 12, 2013

Road Trip-Annual Family History Day Annual Family History Day, Essex, MD. A full day of lectures from local experts. Sign up at September’s meeting or email/call Jane Thursby at vicepresident@frecogs.com/404-217-2604

November 9, 2013

Speaker: Rebecca Crago, Research Center Coordinator Historical Society of Frederick County is right here for us to use. What resources does it have and how might it help us with our research. Speaker: Rebecca Crago, Research Center Coordinator

December 14, 2013

Holiday Luncheon with Entertainment Luncheon begins at 12:00 Noon. Sign up at November’s meeting or email/call Jane Thursby at vicepresident@frecogs.com/404-217-2604 for reservation. Pay at door. Costs: $20.00 for members and their families and $25.00 for guests. See October and December 2013 newsletters for more information.

January 11, 2014

Using a Timeline to Break Through Your Brick Walls,: Jane Thursby, Vice President. Using a Timeline to Break Through Your Brick Walls, Speaker: Jane Thursby, Vice President. What is a timeline and how to use it to find more about your illusive ancestors. A new technique for your research tool box.

February 8, 2014

Genealogy Software Round Table: TMG, Legacy, Family Tree Maker, RootsMagic and more. Genealogy Software Round Table: TMG, Legacy, Family Tree Maker, RootsMagic and more. With all the software available, which to choose and why. A roundtable discussion by members who use the software. Demos too.

March 8, 2014

Eileen Souza, President of the Carroll County Genealogical Society (CCGS) Eileen Souza, President of the Carroll County Genealogical Society (CCGS) delves into the entanglements of land record research and provides insight and expertize from her own journey and experiences.

April 12, 2014

Jim Bartlett, Genealogist, DNA the Newest Tool for Genealogists: Y-DNA, mtDNA and Family Finder Tests. TBA

May 10, 2014

Meet My Ancestors – Nancy Thrasher Cherry, president of FRECOGS, Meet My Ancestors – Nancy Thrasher Cherry, president of FRECOGS, introduces us to her Thrasher ancestors of Frederick County.

June 14, 2014

Annual Getting Started with Your Research or Need Help Fair Move to the last meeting before the summer break and researching trips. Invite your friends who want to get started, or who are stumped to get help. Do you have a brickwall you need help with? Come to talk to experts from Frederick and local societies of Maryland counties.

No July Meeting

No August Meeting

Regular meetings are open to the general public at no cost, except for the December Luncheon Meeting, where a charge for lunch is approximately $20 to $25.

Meet My Ancestor Programs – given by members for one of their ancestor in Frederick County – special locations, dates, and times.

Holiday Luncheon Meeting is held at Homewood, with a fee for the lunch and special speaker. Starts at NOON!