Events

2021

Schedule a GSP Lecture

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The Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania

The GSP Library is open Monday, Tuesday, Thursday and the 2nd and 4th Saturday of the month by appointment only for research. We are not yet open for GSP special interest group meetings.

DNA Ethnicity in 2022: More Inclusive, Specific, Accurate and Meaningful

Online Zoom event presented by Diahan Southard

Thursday, January 20, 2022 – 7:00 p.m.

Free to the public.

Registration and more information

 

Vital Records of Pennsylvania 1852 to Today

Online Zoom event presented by Denys Allen

Thursday, February 17, 2022 – 7:00 p.m.

Free to the public.

Registration and more information will be provided soon.

 

ALL DAY Conference– Irish research with the Ulster Historical Foundation

Online Zoom event presented by Fintan Mullan and Gillian Hunt

Saturday, February 19, 2022 – 8:30 a.m. – 4:30 p.m. (Tentative time) 

          • Understanding the Irish Townlands: the importance of identity and administrative divisions in Irish research
          • Records related to different churches in Ireland
          • Using land records: Griffith’s Valuation, tithe and records
          • Emigration from the north of Ireland to North America sources for researching emigrant ancestors
          •  The Great Famine in Ireland: sources for research 

Registration and more information will be provided soon ($).

 

More 2022 Events
Mar 17– Beth Finch McCarthy “Happy Days! Find Your Family in the U.S. Census” 
Apr 21– Ken Weaver “You Actually Know More German Than You Think” or “From German to English and Back” 
May 19– Tim Pinnick “Using African American Newspapers to Find Your Pennsylvania Ancestors and More”
Jun 16– David Grinnell “Your Ancestral Methodists: Different Flavors and Available Records” 
Jul 21– TBD
Aug 18- TBD
Sep 15– TBD 
Oct 20– Kimberly Powell “Where Did Your Ancestor Live? Researching and Platting Land in Pennsylvania” Part 1
Nov 17– Kimberly Powell “Where Did Your Ancestor Live? Researching and Platting Land in Pennsylvania” Part 2
 


Webinar Recordings

Becoming a Probate Detective: Rejoicing in the Probate Files of Our Ancestors

Online Zoom event presented by Dawn King Carson

Thursday, December 16, 2021 – 7:00 p.m.

Members only. Please login to view recorded presentation until 2/14/22.

 

Special Event How to Navigate the Pennsylvania State Archives’ Online Resources 

Online Zoom event presented by PA State Archives archivist Aaron McWilliams

Monday, December 6, 2021 – 7:00 p.m. – 8:15 p.m. 

Members only. Please login to view presentation recording 

 

Find Your Roots in Naturalization Records

Online Zoom event presented by Stephen Szabados

Thursday, November 18, 2021 – 7:00 p.m.

Members only. Please login to view presentation recording until 1/17/22

 

GSP Annual Business Meeting

Saturday, March 27, 2021 – 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

Members only – view recorded presentation 

Become a GSP member

 

Directions: Coming from the Roosevelt Blvd we are the first driveway on the left,  after WaWa,  GSP is listed on the property sign on the bottom row.  The entrance is across from the Gazebo and you ring the bell to the right of Gen of PA to be buzzed in.

 

 

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