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Tidewater Genealogical Society

General Meeting Agenda             Bus Trips - Schedule
Events  
                       Classes             Previous Meetings    


Please bring your donations for our library.  
Do you have any office supplies that you are not using?  We can use them.
  

The library is open Tuesday & Thursday 10-3 and Saturday 10-4.
We depend on volunteers, unexpected closings can occur but are very rare.  
If you are coming through town and can't stop by during our normal hours, 
e-mail, and we'll make arrangements to meet you at the library.



GENERAL MEETING  

 

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 General Meeting
 

Silent Auction/Bake Sale

Olivet Christian Church

Saturday, May 17, 2014

 10AM
 

Our speaker,  John Bidwell  has put together a unique method of displaying 

his family documents and memorabilia using a Power Point presentation.    

 

 

 


 Visit the TGS Library on Tues, Thurs from 10-3, and Sat 10-4. 
 

  The Tidewater Genealogical Society Library (TGS) is located in the restored 

1884 Warwick Courthouse 

at 14415 Old Courthouse Way in the Denbigh area of Newport News, VA
  23608

For more information about TGS, see the web site at   www.rootsweb.com/~vatgs.
Phone:  (757) 988-1055          E-Mail:  Vatgs@verizon.net  


Events 

 

 


Bus Trips - Schedule for 2014

RESEARCH TRIP 
 

Thursday, March 6 to Washington, DC
Wednesday, June 11 to Washington, DC
Thursday, August 21 to Washington, DC
Wednesday, October 22 to Washington, DC
 


Click here for more bus trip information


Classes


Previous Meetings


Sep 14 2013
Bari Helms and Kelly Sizemore from the Library of VA staff Their topic will be “Stories of Virginia’s Tidewater Area as Told Through Court Records”.
Sep 15 2012
Michael L. Strauss, AG  Researching your Civil War Ancestors
Aug 18, 2012
Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak, Hey America, Your Roots Are Showing!

May 22, 2010
 Speaker & book signing for Mary Bobbitt Townsend and her book; "Yankee Warhorse:  A Biography of Major General Peter J. Osterhaus".

Mar 21, 2009
Bonnie Cary, "Learn How To Research At The National Archives"
Dec 14, 2008
Memory Tree Lighting 
Nov 1, 2008  Jeanne Eubanks, Carolyn Goudie, Paul Heinegg, and Donald W. Moore, CG. Christopher Newport University  
Sept 20, 2008
 Dr. Bea Hardy, Special Collections Research Center director, Manuscripts at the Earl Gregg Swem Library
Mar 15, 2008
MERLE A. KIMBALL “How to Make Use of the 1790-1840 censuses”  
Jan 19, 2008
 Martha W. McCartney at Swem Library
        Family History Month Open House 
Sep 15, 2007 
Family History Month Open House 
Sep 15, 2007 
John V. Quarstein
Aug 4, 2007  
 Megan Smolenyak’s VIRGINIA’S  “GATHERING”
Mar 17, 2007
 
VIRGINIA LEE HUTCHESON Author of “JAMESTOWNE ANCESTORS 1607-1699”  
Jan 20, 2007
 
ALICE PHILLIPS, C “My Genealogical Journey toward Certification”
Aug 5, 2006 
 Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak
 Trace Your Roots with DNA   
Sep 16, 2006 PAT HIGGS, BARBARA KAUFMANN, KAROL HULL AND FRED BOELT
 
JAMES CITY COUNTY CEMETERY PROJECT”

 

 
 

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Last updated:  12/16/2013