Past Events

January 19, 2023- “Beyond the Usual Suspects: Genealogy Resources at the Historical Society of Pennsylvania”

December 15, 2022- “What’s New at FamilySearch and the Family History Library” with David Rencher

December 10, 2022- Fall seminar “Germans! Germans! Germans!” with James Beidler. The recording is available to all registrants until Feb. 8, 2023. If you registered and did not receive a link with passcode, please email us at

December 1, 2022- Special Event- “Researching Genealogy at the Free Library of Philadelphia” with the Free Library of Philadelphia

October 20 & November 17, 2022- “Where Did Your Ancestor Live? Researching and Platting Land in Pennsylvania” with Kimberly Powell

September 15, 2022- “The Scotch-Irish from Pennsylvania through Virginia and the Carolinas” with Vic Dunn

September 7, 2022- “The Why and How of Keeping a Research Log” with Goldie May’s Richard K. Miller

August 18, 2022- “Unburying Funeral Home Records” with Michael John Neill

July 21, 2022- “Using Evernote to Capture Notes and Ideas” with Drew Smith

June 16, 2022- “Your Ancestral Methodists: Different Flavors and Available Records” with David Grinnell

May 19, 2022- “Using African American Newspapers to Find Your Pennsylvania Ancestors and More” with Tim Pinnick

May 7-8, 2022- Spring 2022 Conference: “Researching Your Eastern European Ancestors” with Lisa Alzo, Joseph Everett, Michelle Tucker Chubenko and Emily Garber

Apr. 21, 2022- “From German to English and Back! You Know More German Than You Think You Do!” with Ken Weaver

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

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