May 2009 Meeting


16 May 2009 - Saturday - Hamburg Senior High School

Genealogical Garage Sale, most books $1.00, periodicals 50 cents. Sale starting before meeting. At noon will be a bag sale. Bring your own bag, no bigger than a grocery bag and fill it for $2.00.

10:30 A.M. Brief Business Meeting

11:00 A.M. Native American Indian Research. Mary Found will give a presentation on researching the American Indian. Bring your questions and also bring the Indian names with you as she has extensive information on names and families and where they where located in NYS.

12:00 Noon. Break for lunch. A bag lunch is an excellent idea as attendees then have more opportunity to talk genealogy with others.

12:30 P.M. What to Expect From A Genealogist and How to Become A Professional Genealogist This is being presented by our own Glenn Atwell (13). Glenn is a retired high school history teacher and a professional genealogist for over 30 years. He is the founding vice-president of WNYGS and our first editor of the JOURNAL. He is currently chairman of the Microfilm Committee, continues to contribute articles for the JOURNAL and has published several books on WNY history. Glenn has many years of experience at researching. This should be a very interesting afternoon.


Last updated: Wednesday, May 6, 2009