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Old York Road Genealogical Society

Based in Montgomery County, Pennsylvania


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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 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 twaslow@gmail.com.

The Old York Road Genealogical Society (OYRGS) meets at 7 p.m. on the second Tuesday of the month, year-round, in the Community Room at the Abington Township Public Library, 1030 Old York Rd., Abington, PA (map to the library). 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. When attending discussion meetings, everyone is invited and encouraged to bring illustrations or examples of their experiences related to the meeting's theme.

2021 Meetings

DateTopic
January 12 7:00: Meeting via Zoom. "Caring for Artifacts and Objects" Presenters: Rachel Yerger, Museum Curator, Pennsylvania Historical and Museum Commission and Dodie Robbins, Collection Manager, Railroad Museum of Pennsylvania. Ms. Yerger and Ms. Robbins will provide suggestions for modifying the best practices of museums to help us care for our family treasures.
February 9 7:00: Meeting via Zoom. "Pedigree Charts, Sun Charts, Timeline Charts, DNA Charts: Ways to Disiplay Multiple Generations of a Family" Presenter: Pierre Clouthier, one of the founders of Progenealogy, will demonstrate ways to visually represent our family trees.
March 9 7:00: Meeting via Zoom. "What's New at FamilySearch" Presenter W. Todd Knowles, AG, Deputy Chief Genealogical Officer, FamilySearch International. Mr. Knowles will introduce us to some of FamilySearch's new features that we may not be aware of and demonstrate how they can contribute to our family history research.

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


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