GSP Gen Notes

  • Posted On: January 08, 2014

    Catherine Burnhart, Jude, Weanever Carbrite, Het, Carolina dePool. These are names of Pennsylvanian indentured and enslaved women during the late 18th century. The only reason we are aware of a small sliver of their lives is for one exceptional fact: that they chose to run away from their...

  • Posted On: November 13, 2013

    Not all of the ones we find are for humans...and no word on next of kin.

     

     

    Local Intelligence, Date: November 27, 1869, Paper: Patriot (Harrisburg, PA), Page: 1 This entire product and/or portions thereof are copyrighted by NewsBank and/or the American...

  • Posted On: September 25, 2013

    At the recent Federation of Genealogical Societies conference in Fort Wayne, Indiana, I was wandering the exhibit hall, and some beautiful quilts and pillows that incorporated family history caught my eye. I wanted to know more about their creation, so I asked...

  • Posted On: September 03, 2013

    We had a great time at the FGS conference in Fort Wayne. Thanks to all our members and supporters who stopped by our table, sipped tea with us at our Mad Genealogists' Tea Party, signed up for our email blast list, and attended our "Pennsylvania Resources" presentation in the exhibit hall....

  • Posted On: May 21, 2013

     

    Map of Bethel Burying Ground - Philadelphia

    While consulting on another research project, Philadelphia...

  • Posted On: May 01, 2013

    By guest blogger, author and Pennsylvania researcher, Stephanie Hoover

     

     

     

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  • Posted On: April 12, 2013

    Genealogist and GSP Board Member Susan Koelble, using records from Ancestry, GenealogyBank, FamilySearch and Fold3, investigates the story of the Deering Massacre.

     

    On Wednesday, April 11, 1866 a friend and neighbor of Christopher Deering visited...

  • Posted On: November 26, 2012

    GIVE THE GIFT OF PUBLICATIONS FROM PENNSYLVANIA

    GENEALOGICAL & HISTORICAL SOCIETIES!

     

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  • Posted On: September 25, 2012

    GSP had the privilege this past weekend of having Dick Eastman come and speak to us at the 6th Annual Bucks County Ancestry Fair. To a full auditorium, Dick shared with the crowd useful information about wikis, using satellite technology and Google for research, and organizing your genealogy....

  • Posted On: March 25, 2012

    Sometimes, alternate records that can help you piece together the information you're seeking when vital records aren't available.  (Note that some of these records are not primary sources, and the information provided should be considered in light of that.) For more information on primary...