GSP Upcoming Events

 

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JULY


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Genealogy Research: Online Military Records

Wednesday, July 16,  from 7:00 to 8:30 pm

Warminster Township Library (SeniorSpaces program)

1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA

 

Interested in locating and using online military records in your genealogy research?  Join us as GSP President Carol Sheaffer and Board member Nancy Nelson present an overview of useful sources.

This program is free, but registration is required and spaces will fill up quickly.

Call 215-672-4362 to register.



Our webinar series continues on
Thursday, July 17 at 7:00 pm with
Digital Tools for Research Planning




with Melissa Johnson



 Learn how to use technology to develop research plans in a variety of formats that help genealogists save time and become more effective researchers. Melissa Johnson is a professional genealogist specializing in New Jersey, New York, Pennsylvania and British genealogy research; Irish and Italian dual citizenship; and genealogical writing, editing and publishing.

Register here

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AUGUST


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Eat, Drink, and Be Merry in Quakertown

The Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania invites you to

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An Evening of Delicious History

Thursday - August 7th, 2014
McCoole's Arts & Events Place
 

10 South Main Street   Quakertown, PA 

Join the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania for an evening of history in historic Quakertown, Upper Bucks County.  The evening is in collaboration with McCoole's Red Lion Inn, The Quakertown Historical Society, the Upper Bucks Chamber of Commerce Visitor Center and the Richland Library Company.


Walking Tour starting 5:45 pm at McCoole's Arts and Events Place, followed by a buffet dinner, including a Red Lion Brewery beer tasting at McCoole's. Tickets - $50.00 in advance $60.00 at the door. Purchase tickets here.  Read all about the event by clicking here.

 

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Genealogy Research: A Workshop Using Online Resources

Thursday, August 14 from 10:30 to noon

Warminster Township Library (SeniorSpaces program)

1076 Emma Lane, Warminster, PA

 

Bring your laptop to this interactive event, and representatives from GSP will be available to help you

use a variety of online genealogical websites in your research.

This program is free, but registration is required and spaces will fill up quickly.

Call 215-672-4362 to register.


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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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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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SAVE THE DATE!


SATURDAY, SEPTEMBER 20, 2014


The Eighth Annual Bucks County Ancestry Fair

Bensalem, PA