Vestal, New York

Dedicated to the Pursuit of Family History and Genealogical Research



April 1 Due to this date being Maundy Thursday & Holy Thursday, the meeting was cancelled.


May 6 Title: "Self Publishing" How to get started and what to do.

BY:  Raymond Hunt - Interim Director of Tioga County Historical Society & Self Publisher.


June 3 Title: "Newark Valley History"

BY:  Virginia Mullen - Retired Press employee, author & current Deputy Town Historian of Newark Valley.


July 3 Title: "Member Show and Tell"

All members are encouraged to bring in items to display and briefly describe.


August 5 Title: "Hessian Ancestors" 

BY:  Dennis Byerly - Long time member of STGS.

Dennis' ancestor came to help the British fight the colonials. Due to some amazing twists of fate, he stayed and became one of Dennis' ancestors.


September 2 Title: "Scrap-booking" Some ideas for organizing your piles of information. 

BY:  Debra Richards - Retired enrichment teacher.


October 7 Title: "Roadblocks" Help finding ways thru and around your genealogical roadblocks. 

BY:  Joe Titti - STGS member / Answer Man, and BCC genealogy instructor.

Members will be asked for a description of one of their roadblocks to be submitted early in the year. Some will be selected and used as examples of possible roadblock solutions presented that night.

Election of Officers for 2011 will also be held.

For more information on any of the above subjects, send an e-mail to the Treasurer of STGS.

Revised April, 2010