GSP Upcoming Events

 

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AUGUST


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New to using tax records in your research?  Join us for a webinar with Pennsylvania genealogist James Beidler on

 

Thursday, August 21 at 7 p.m.

Pennsylvania Taxes and Census: Keeping Track of Wealth and Population


 

There's a wealth of information contained in the many types of tax records that have survived about 18th and 19th century Pennsylvanians. Included is a discussion of Colonial tax lists, the 1798 Direct Tax, PA Septennial Census and 1800s land, personal property and head taxes.


James M. Beidler is the author of The Family Tree German Genealogy Book, as well as writes Roots & Branches, an award-winning weekly newspaper column on genealogy that is the only syndicated feature on that topic in Pennsylvania. He is also a columnist for German Life magazine, and is editor of Der Kurier, the quarterly journal of the Mid-Atlantic Germanic Society. He is also an instructor for online Family Tree University.

This webinar is FREE to GSP members, and $10 for non-members. To register, click here.

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GSP will table at the Federation of Genealogical Societies

Annual Conference

in San Antonio, Texas

August 27 - August 30, 2014

For more information and to register,

visit https://www.fgsconference.org/.

 

 

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SEPTEMBER

 

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James Beidler returns on 

 

Thursday, September 18 at 7 p.m.


for a webinar on

 

Pennsylvania German Church Records

 

An in-depth lecture discussing one of the richest ethnic record groups - the baptisms, marriages, burials and confirmations

recorded by the pastors of the Germans who came to American in Colonial times. Also learn what's new in records digitization and how it can enhance your research.

 

 

 

 


James M. Beidler is the author of The Family Tree German Genealogy Book, as well as writes Roots & Branches, an award-winning weekly newspaper column on genealogy that is the only syndicated feature on that topic in Pennsylvania. He is also a columnist for German Life magazine, and is editor of Der Kurier, the quarterly journal of the Mid-Atlantic Germanic Society. He is also an instructor for online Family Tree University.

This webinar is FREE to GSP members, and $10 for non-members. To register, click here.


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SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2014


The Eighth Annual Bucks County Ancestry Fair

Bucks County Visitors' Center

3207 Street Road, Bensalem, PA

Vendors, lectures and more.  Free and open to the public.

Complete schedule and list of vendors to follow!

 

 

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OCTOBER


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GSP will be tabling at the

5th Annual History and Mystery Day

Saturday, October 4


at the Lazaretto Quarantine Hospital site

in Essington, PA

This event is free and open to the public.

For more information about the program, click here.

 

 

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You enjoyed it so much, we brought it back.


Thursday, October 16

Brick Wall Meetup

5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

at the GSP offices


Bring your research questions and your brick walls to share with other genealogists.

Pizza will be served, free to everyone!

Email Kathryn.Manz@genpa.org to reserve your spot.