Questions tagged [genealogical-societies]

For questions about genealogy organizations or communities that allow member genealogists and family historians to profit from shared knowledge.

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Stuwkach, Poland listed in Obituary

Trying to find out where Stuwkach, Poland refers to in my great grandmothers obituary. She was born in 1894 and immigrated in 1911 (according to the 1930 US census) was Roman Catholic Her obit is ...
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Should a Proof Summary be included in a Lineage Society application to explain minor conflicts?

My parent's marriage license only states the county where they married. A wedding announcement in the local paper names the church, but gives the wrong (adjacent) city. Birth certificates show my ...
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Looking for Ludwig Schermer, DOB 27 Dec 1917 [duplicate]

Ludwig was from Kaiserslautern, GE and said he was in the German Army. He was old enough for WWII, but not completely sure about when he served. He immigrated to USA in March 1957.
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Is there a society for the descendants of Mayflower passenger William Bradford?

Wiliam Bradford (March 19, 1590 – May 9, 1657) came over on the Mayflower, was governor, and was one of the original clebrebrants of Thanksgiving. Descendants are eligible for joining the Mayflower ...
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What are the pros and cons of joining a Family History Society to advance my research?

I live in a town with a Family History Society and an Historical Society. The Family History Society aims include: conduct meetings organise guest speakers purchase of research resources for use in ...
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Working with an aging genealogy society?

Our Strong Family Association of America feels we need to attract our younger generations. There does seem to be a recurring interest in genealogy. Actual participation in a society, however, is ...
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Is there a society for the descendants of Mayflower passenger Francis Cooke?

Francis Cooke (Wikipedia, Mayflower Society) came over on the Mayflower. Some of the Mayflower passengers have their own societies. Does Francis Cooke?
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How helpful will joining my local Genealogical Society be if my family research is in a distant location?

I live in Oklahoma (USA), but all of my family research begins in Massachusetts (USA), then moves back from there to New Hampshire, Canada, and England. Will joining my local Genealogical Society ...