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Old York Road Genealogical Society

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Welcome. We hope that you enjoy this site and invite you to join us for a meeting.

NOTE: Until further notice our 7:00 o'clock programs will be via Zoom. A link to the presentations will be made available for our members. If you are not currently a member and are interested in our upcoming programs, please contact Andy Carr, OYRGS President

The Old York Road Genealogical Society (OYRGS) meets at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month, year-round, at the Abington Township Public Library, 1030 Old York Rd., Abington, PA. Our meetings are free and open to the public. The programs include notable speakers on genealogical topics as well as discussions centered on a genealogical theme.

2023 Meetings

DateTopic
December 12 6:00: Meeting in person. "Beginners and Brick Walls." TBA. Leader: Allen Male.
7:00: Meeing via Zoom and in-person. "First Ancestor to Arrive in North America Project" OYRGS members will present and discuss their first-to-America ancestor.
January 9 7:00: Meeting via Zoom. "What can I do with my DNA?" Thirteen things you can do with your DNA, from basics to more advanced options. Presenter: Peggy Jude.
February 13 7:00: Meeting via Zoom. "DNA Tools - A Tour." Learn about the six categories of DNA tools: what they are, how to use them, and what they can do for your research. They include notes, tagging, sorting, filters, combining matches, clustering, painting, and phasing. Presenter: Peggy Jude
March 12 7:00: Meeting via Zoom. "Jello Molds, Peacocks and Turtle Soup; Genealogy and the History of Food" My ancestor ate what? Learn more about how food history interacts with your family history, including food availability, food during war time, and what our immigrant ancestors ate. Speaker: Gena Philibert-Ortega

During inclement weather, call the library at 215.885.5180 to confirm it will be open.


Content updated January 2024.

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