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Events Calendar


 

2017

All meetings & programs are free and open to the public unless noted otherwise.


We welcome guest speakers to present at our monthly meetings. If you have extensive experience on a particular genealogical subject and wish to share with our members, please contact: vpresident@jcgsmo.org.

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Join us at a meeting

Society meetings are held at the Northwest Branch, Jefferson County Library unless stated otherwise.


2017
January 9
Executive Board Meeting at 2:00 p.m.
January 21
Society Meeting at 9:30 a.m.
Take a Detailed Tour of the Genealogy Department

February18
Society Meeting at 9:30 a.m.
JCGS Version of Antiques Road Show: Members to bring one or two family heirlooms to share and discuss
March 18
Society Meeting at 9:30 a.m.
Topic: "No Mans Land: Researching WWI Soldiers, Sailors, and Airmen" by Tom Pearson, Reference Librarian, St. Louis Public Library, Central Library Genealogy
April 8
St. Louis Genealogical Society Family History Fair
Orlando Gardens, 2050 Dorsett Road, St. Louis, MO 63043
April 10
Executive Board Meeting at 2:00 p.m.
April 15
Society Meeting at 9:30 a.m.
Program info TBD
May 20
Society Meeting at 9:30 a.m.
Program info TBD
June 17
Society Meeting at 9:30 a.m.
Program at 10:30 a.m.
Topic Archion Website – Digital Germany Protestant Church Records by Christine Merseal CG This presentation demonstrates the subscription website, Archion. Learn the ins and outs of this valuable website that currently contains hundreds of digitized parish church records from currently ten church archives including Berlin, Lippischen, Hannover, Hessen-Nassau, Kassel, Karlsruhe, Stuttgart, and Westfalen and more. The website is expanding monthly. Speaker Profile: Christine Merseal is the Library Specialist I Genealogy at the Northwest Branch of the Jefferson County Library and a Certified Genealogist.
June 30
JCGS Rummage Sale starts 12:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
Meeting Room and Community Room
Jefferson County Library Northwest Branch
July 1
JCGS Rummage Sale starts 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.
Meeting Room and Community Room
Jefferson County Library Northwest Branch
July 12
Executive Board Meeting at 2:00
July 15
Society Meeting at 9:30
Program Starting at 10:30
Topic Archive Center, Recorder of Deeds Department, Jefferson County by Debbie Dunnegan-Waters, Recorder of Deeds. Ms. Dunnegan-Waters will be demonstrating the historical records site, sharing her expertise on the importance of keeping historical documents and specifically on these topics:
1. Marriage Licenses and how to find them, and
2. Historical land records online
Speaker Profile: Ms. Dunnegan-Waters was born and raised in Cedar Hill from a family of original Cedar Hill settlers and was elected as Recorder of Deeds in 2011.
August 19
Society Meeting at 9:30 a.m.
Program info TBD
September 16
Society Meeting at 9:30 a.m.
Program starting at 10:30

Topic: "Using the Genteam Website for Research in Bohemia" by Mary Peterson:
The gazetteer of the Austrian Empire posted at "GenTeam.at" is the online portal to locating the parish for your ancestor's village in Bohemia and Moravia. The Czech and German versions of the village names are provided. There is a direct link to the Czech Regional Archive containing the online parish registers. The website also includes indexed records for some areas in the former Austrian Empire: Austria, Bohemia, Germany, Slovenia, and Slovakia." Speaker Profile: Mary Petersen holds a BA in History from Webster University, an MA in History from the University of Missouri-St. Louis, and an MBA from Southern Illinois University-Edwardsville. Prior to retirement she served as Director of Administrative Information Systems at Webster University. Now she is researching her St. Louis Czech roots, starting with Great Grandfather Hynek Dostal.
October 11
Executive Board Meeting at 2:00 p.m.
October 21
Society Meeting at 9:30 a.m.
Program info TBD
November 18
Society Meeting at 9:30 a.m.
Election of Officers
December 2
JCGS Christmas Luncheon

JCGS Members & Guests
Christmas Luncheon

December 2, 2017 at 11:30 a.m.

You may order off the menu.
Come join us for our Annual Christmas Luncheon!
Please RSVP at hospitality@jcgsmo.org.