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October 1, 2014 Meeting

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Next Meeting: Wednesday, October 1, 2014

The Western Massachusetts Genealogy Society will hold their next meeting on Wednesday, October 1, 2014 from 6:00 to 8:00 p.m. at the at the Agawam Senior Center, 954 Main Street, Agawam, Massachusetts.

Dick Eastman, our speaker via SKYPE, will discuss MyHeritage.com. Dick, a native of Massachusetts, is an innovative, forward thinker and the publisher of “Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter” available at www.eogn.com

The newsletter contains hundreds of articles in the field of genealogy and family history but frequently contains Dick’s reviews of the latest in genealogical software and hardware. He is a popular speaker who has made appearances at all of the major genealogical conferences, seminars and events here in the United States as well as abroad. His style is an “easy-to-understand” presentation and should provide an enlightening evening for all of us.

According to his website www.eogn.com, Dick has been involved in genealogy for more than 30 years. He has worked in the computer industry for more than 40 years in hardware, software, and managerial positions. By the early 1970s, Dick was already using a mainframe computer to enter his family data on punch cards. He built his first home computer in 1980.




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Surname Project

We are pleased to announce the newest addition to our website, our Surname List. All of our members are researching at least one last name. Our goal is to connect people who are researching the same family names.

We developed a chart listing the following information: Surname, Location, Dates, Name of WMGS Member and E-mail address. Feel free to use the e-mail address to contact the individual who submitted the information.

If you have additional names to include please contact us at: WestMassGen@gmail.com

Click on the link below to access our Surname List:








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