April 2018 Field Trip

WNYGS RGS Judy Russell Promo

WNYGS Field Trip: Rochester Genealogical Society's 2018 Genealogy in Bloom with Judy G. Russell

Date: Saturday, April 21, 2018

Time: 8:30 a.m. - 4:00 p.m.

Location: Church of Jesus Christ Latter Day Saints, 460 Kreag Rd., Pittsford, NY 14534.

Cost: $35.00 for general public. Free for RGS members Advanced registration is required.

WNYGS members will be traveling to Rochester in search of a day of learning and networking with the members of the Rochester (NY) Genealogical Society.

As part of its 2018 "Genealogy in Bloom" program, RGS will be hosting the one and only Judy Russell - better known as the Legal Genealogist. She has spoken worldwide. Her background is a bachelor's degree in journalism with a political science minor from George Washington University in Washington, D.C. and a law degree from Rutgers School of Law-Newark.

She has worked as a newspaper reporter, trade association writer, legal investigator, defense attorney, federal prosecutor, law editor and, for more than 20 years before her retirement in 2014, she was an adjunct member of the faculty at Rutgers Law School.

Not to be missed, her scheduled talks will include:

  • Dowered or Bound Out: records of Widows and Orphans
  • Rogues, Rascals and Rapscallions
  • Where There Is or Isn't a Will
  • Facts, Photos and Fair Use - Copyright Law for Genealogists

    Advanced registration is required. Instructions to be made available shortly.

    Last updated: February 16, 2018