April 14, 2013 - Give Us Your Poor And Indigent
Come join the Pejepscot Genealogical Society on April 14th as we welcome Thomas C. Bennett, Director of the Prince Memorial Library in Cumberland. Mr. Bennett will discuss the Cumberland's Overseers of the Poor Archives Project. How was the project started? What were the goals? What insight into our own ancestors' lives can we garner from this kind of information?
Join us from 1:30 to 2:00 for snacks and social time in the Morrell Meeting Room of the Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick. THe program will start promptly at 2, and will be followed by a short break and business meeting.
Last Updated (Sunday, 24 March 2013 11:49)
Nov 11 - Creative Ways To Solve Genealogy Problems
Carol McCoy will be the featured speaker for the Sunday, November 11th meeting of the Pejepscot Genealogy Society of which she is a member; at 2PM in the Morrell Meeting room of the Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick.
Dr. McCoy will present “Creative Ways to Solve Genealogy Problems” – where to look when they are not in the census or vital records. Learn about creative problem solving through case study seeking to prove the identity of a person’s GG grandfather from Maine who was not in the census, vital records, cemetery records, or deeds. Find out ways to track down those hidden ancestors.
Carol Prescott McCoy, Ph.D. is president of http:www.find-your-roots.com in Brunswick, Maine. She has been tracing ancestries for over 30 years and is a popular speaker throughout New England. She specializes in New England, especially Maine and in using land and tax records in genealogy.
The monthly meeting of the Pejepscot Genealogy Society is open to the public. There will be a business meeting after Dr. McCoy speaks and light refreshments will be served.
Last Updated (Tuesday, 23 October 2012 10:33)
A New Year: Our September Meeting Is Coming Up
The Pejepscot Genealogy Society's first fall meeting will be on Sunday, September 9, 2012 at 2 PM in the Morrell Meeting Room of the Curtis Memorial Library. Our topic of the day will be the plight of 19th century mill workers.
Our guest speaker, Elizabeth A. DeWolfe, Ph.D. is a resident of Alfred, ME. She chairs the Department of History at the University of New England, where she teaches both American culture and women's history courses. For more information on our speaker, visit her website at : http://faculty.une.edu/cas/bdewolfe/
FMI call Marie at 449-2323 or John at 833-5430
May 6th Meeting
The next meeting of the Society will be Sunday May 6th. Our guest speaker will be Janet Baribeau of Brunswick who will entertain us with memories from her new book A Bailey Island Girl Remembers.
The program will start at 2pm in the Morrell Meeting Room of the Curtis Memorial Library in Brunswick. Refreshments will be available before and after the meeting. The business portion of the meeting will follow the guest speaker.
If you have any questions about this program, or anything related to the Pejepscot Genealogy Society, you can email our president, Brian Bouchard at brian@earlyMaine.org (please put "Pejepscot" in the title to be sure your message makes it through my spam filter)
- Programming Note: April Meeting Changes
- New Online Library Available
- Maine's Old Cemeteries
- Meaning of Things: Historic New England's Collections
- Introduction to Family Research and Genealogy
- How Taxes Can Be a Good Thing
- Genealogy Uncovers Long Lost Family
- May 1 PGS Meeting will be Upstairs
- Programs of the Pejepscot Historical Society
- Pejepscot Paper Mill History