Programs and Events

May 2022

Using African American Newspapers to Find Your Pennsylvania Ancestors and More

Online Zoom event with Tim Pinnick

Thursday, May 19, 2022 – 7p.m. Eastern Time


10 Cemeteries Tour in Fishtown

In person walking tour led by Ken Milano

Thursday, May 26, 2022 – 10a.m. Eastern Time


More 2022 Events

Jun 16 David Grinnell “Your Ancestral Methodists: Different Flavors and Available Records” 

Jul 21– Drew Smith “Using Evernote to Capture Notes and Ideas”

Aug 18– Michael John Neill “Unburying Funeral Home Records”

Sep 15– Vic Dunn TBA

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

Dec 15-David Rencher TBA


Webinar Recordings

Spring Conference: Researching Your Eastern European Ancestors

Two-day online Zoom event with Lisa Alzo, Joseph Everett, Michelle Tucker Chubenko and Emily Garber

Saturday, May 7, 2022 – 9:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m. and Sunday, May 8, 2022 10:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Eastern Time

Paid registrants were sent links to the recordings. If you missed the email, please message info@genpa.org. Available until July 7, 2022.


From German to English and Back! You Know More German Than You Think You Do!

Online Zoom event with Ken Weaver

Thursday, April 21, 2022 – 7 p.m. Eastern Time

Members only. Please login to view recorded presentation. Available until 6/20/22.


GSP Annual Business Meeting 2022

Election of officers and directors as well as a “State of the Society” report.

Saturday, March 19, 2022 – 1p.m. Eastern Time

Members only. Please login to view recorded presentation.


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 


GSP Annual Business Meeting

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

Members only – view recorded presentation

Become a GSP member

 

Past events

Mar. 17, 2022- “Happy Days! Find Your Family in the U.S. Census” with Beth Finch McCarthy

Feb. 19, 2022- Winter 2022 Conference”: Researching Your Irish and Scots-Irish Ancestors with the Ulster Historical Foundation”

Feb. 17, 2022 – “Vital Records of Pennsylvania 1852 to Today” with Denys Allen

Jan. 20, 2022- “DNA Ethnicity in 2022: More Inclusive, Specific, Accurate and Meaningful” with Diahan Southard

Dec. 16, 2021- “Becoming a Probate Detective: Rejoicing in the Probate Files of Our Ancestors” with Dawn King Carson

Dec. 6, 2021 “How to Navigate the Pennsylvania State Archives’ Online Resources” with Aaron McWilliams

Nov. 19, 2021 “Ten Cemeteries Tour in Fishtown” In-person event led by Ken Milano

Nov. 17, 2021 “Find Your Roots in Naturalization Records” with Stephen Szabados

Nov.5, 2021 “Penn Treaty Tour” In-person event led by Ken Milano and staff at the Penn Treaty Museum


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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