Next Meeting

Tuesday 3 December 2019 at Connecticut State Library, Conference Room. 10 AM. Update from Mel Smith. What’s new at the History and Genealogy Division of the Library.

Election of Officers for 2019-2021

On November 12 the following slate was accepted
President – Jennifer Zinck
Vice President – Nora Galvin
Recording Secretary – Dick Roberts
Corresponding Secretary – Alison Watson-Maston
Treasurer – Kathryn Black
Member at Large – Pauline Merrick

Future Meetings

No Meetings July and August.

September 3: “Autosomal DNA Reveals a Misattributed Paternity” by CPGC President Jennifer Zinck. Emanual Lutheran Church, Hartford. 10 AM.

October 1: Meet at 10:00 Emanuel Lutheran Church, Hartford for business meeting first. Following business meeting we will adjourn to the Connecticut State Library for a custom tour of underutilized resources and other items.

November 12: Annual Meeting with Pot Luck Lunch; Election of Officers. Emanuel Lutheran Church, Hartford. 10 AM.

December 3: Connecticut State Library Update with Mel Smith. CT State Library Conference Room. 10 AM

Next Two Meetings

Tuesday, 7 May – 10 AM at Emanuel Lutheran Church, Hartford. Topic: “Prove It! Arguing Conclusions Without Direct Evidence.” Speaker: Nora Galvin. Sometimes primary information and direct evidence simply do not exist. Learn strategies for proving relationships with indirect evidence, and how to craft a proof argument.

Tuesday, 4 June – 10 AM at Emanuel Lutheran Church, Hartford. Topic: “Temporary Homes for Homeless & Neglected Children 1883-1955.” Speaker Chris Klemmer.

Meeting March 12

March meeting has been moved to March 12 to accommodate our speaker Alessandro Bovino, President and CEO of Bella Italia Genealogy, who is visiting the United States from Benevento, Campania, Italy. His presentation will include

What you need to begin your Italian research

·         Civil and historic Italian records

·         On-line and on site research

·         Heritage tours to meet your living ancestors

·         How to apply for dual US/Italian citizenship

·         Questions and answers

Meeting at Emanuel Lutheran Church 10 AM.

Next 3 Meetings

No meetings July or August. The next three meetings will be at Emanuel Lutheran Church in Hartford beginning at 10 AM.

Tuesday, 4 September 2018 – Panel Discussion led by Barbara Mathews: Ethics and DNA

Tuesday, 2 October 2018 – Publishing

Tuesday, 13 November 2018 – Annual Meeting with potluck lunch