Tuesday, April 12, 2011

Pennsylvania Research: At the Courthouse & Applying to the GSP First Families Lineage Society

The Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania presents:

Pennsylvania Research: At the Courthouse & Applying to the GSP First Families Lineage Society  

Thursday, May 26, 2011
7 - 8:30 pm EDT
Webinar moderated by GSP board member and genealogical researcher Shamele Jordon
Registration required. Cost: $15.

Locating and documenting Pennsylvania ancestry is the mission of GSP. During this webinar we will learn about documents, repositories and methodologies. Kay Haviland Freilich, CG, CGL, will discuss how to research Pennsylvania ancestors in court records. This will include understanding history, boundary changes, research repositories and more. Nancy C. Nelson will demystify the application procedure for the GSP lineage society, First Families of Pennsylvania.


Kay Haviland Freilich, Certified Genealogistsm, Certified Genealogical Lecturersm, authored the National Genealogical Society publication Research in Pennsylvania and won the 2008 NGS Family History Writing Contest. She is a current trustee and former president of the Board for Certification of Genealogists and an instructor at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research at Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama. For the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania, she has served as vice president, member of the publications and program committees and counselor for the Summer Camp program. Her main research interests are Pennsylvania and the Quakers.

Nancy C. Nelson, Membership Chair and Board of Directors of The Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania, Membership Chair of Central Jersey Genealogical Club, Secretary of The General Forman Chapter, DAR, and Second Vice President of The Philadelphia Chapter, United Daughters of The Confederacy. She is also a member of The National Genealogical Society, The Genealogical Speakers Guild, Ladies of the Grand Army of the Republic, The Bordentown Historical Society, The First Families of Tennessee, The Union County Tennessee Historical Society. With more than 15 years experience in genealogical research, her focus has been Burlington and Monmouth Counties, NJ.

Register by going to http://www.eventbrite.com/event/1408712497

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