Prior Meetings and Events


2016
November 19, 2016 - Annual Elections with Buffalo East Side Industry and Daughters of the American Revolution
October 22, 2016 - Members Only Outing: Understanding and Utilizing the City of Buffalo Inactive Records & Research Facility
September 24, 2016 - WNYGS Fall Luncheon and Lecture: "Spotlight on Erie County" with Erie County Clerk Chris Jacobs, Deputy County Clerk (Legal) Patricia Fulwiler, & Erie County Historian Douglas Kohler
May 21, 2016 - Native American Genealogy in Western New York with Jack T. Ericson
April 16, 2016 - Places, Faces, & Social Graces: Tips and Techniques for Researching New York Newspapers & Overview of Historic Mt. Calvary Cemetery
March 19, 2016 - Understanding Historic Institutions for the Disabled in New York State

2015
November 21, 2015 - Researching House History with Cynthia Van Ness, Director of the Library and Archives, Buffalo History Museum and Rhonda Konig, Buffalo & Erie County Public Library
October 24, 2015 - Genealogical Research at the Genesee County History Department: Opportunities and Resources with County Historian Michael J. Eula, Ph.D.
September 12, 2015 - WNYGS Fall Luncheon & Lecture: "The Write Stuff" and "Packrat or Genealogist" - Two Presentations by Lisa A. Alzo, M.F.A., Author & International Family History Expert
June 27, 2015 - Field Trip: The Historic Hull House: Window into Western New York Pioneer Life
May 16, 2015 - Deeds and Land Records: Genealogical Goldmine with Genealogist James R. Lawson
April 18, 2015 - Non-Profit Cemeteries in NYS: Understanding Oversight, Rights, and Responsibilities with Cynthia Craig, Investigator, NYS Department of State - Division of Cemeteries and HeritageQuest Update with Rhonda Konig, Librarian, Buffalo & Erie County Public Library
March 21, 2015 - Cross Border Cousins: An Introduction to Canadian Genealogy with Steven Fulton, UE, Chair of the Niagara Peninsula Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society

2014
November 15, 2014 - Researching Military History on the Internet
October 11, 2014 - Chautauqua County Resources with County Historian Michelle Henry
September 20, 2014 - 40th Anniversary Luncheon & Lecture: The Erie County Poorhouse Cemetery Project
August 16, 2014 - The Future of Genealogy at Forest Lawn Cemetery: The Margaret L. Wendt Archive and Resource Center
May 3, 2014 - WNYGS Meet-up: The 2014 Ontario Genealogical Society's Annual Conference
April 12, 2014 - Understanding and Exploring Polish Genealogy in Western New York
March 22, 2014 - Searching Resources for Your Immigrant Ancestors & Irish Naming Variations

2013
November 16, 2013 - Using DNA to Explore Your Ancestry
November 9, 2013 - Print Your Own Family Tree
October 26, 2013 - Buffalo's First Ward: A Conversation with Timothy Bohen
October 12, 2013 - Print Your Own Family Tree
September 21, 2013 - Genealogy at the Grosvenor Room
May 18, 2013 - Understanding & Using Fulton History and Googling for Genealogy
April 20, 2013 - Dating and Identifying old Photographs
March 23, 2013 - A Tour of St. Louis Roman Catholic Church

2012
November 17, 2012 - Ancestry.com & Heritage Plus or Genealogy 101
October 20, 2012 - Niagara County Genealogical Resources
September 15, 2012 - New York State Censuses and the US 1940 Census.
May 19, 2012 - Using Genetic Genealogy to Explore Your Ancestry
April 21, 2012 - Civil War Diaries
March 17, 2012 - Problem Solving Roundtable

2011
November 2011 - Italian Genealogy
October 2011 - Medical Genealogy
September 2011 - Saturday - Amherst Museum Tour
April 2011 1 - Genealogy Software Review
March 2011 - Beginning Genealogy

2010
November 2010 - The Lutheran Religion in Western New York
October 2010 - Remains to be Seen & Heaven's Gates and Hell's Fires
September 2010 - Antiques Roadshow
July 2010 - Buffalo & Erie County Public Library
May 2010 - Karpeles Library
April 2010 - Ancestry.com and Heritage Quest
March 2010 - History of Niagara County

2009
November 2009 - Computer School
October 2009 - WNYGS 35th Anniversary Luncheon
September 2009 - Antiques Roadshow
July 2009 - African American Ancestry
May 2009 - Native American Indian Research
March 2009 - Italian Ancestry
April 2009 - Eastern European History


Last updated: February 1, 2017