​​​​July 13, 2019 : "Dissecting Civil War Pension Records" by Jill Morelli

  • digging deeply into Civil War pension records, their content, arrangement and history of why these records exist.


August 10, 2019 :  "The USA and the Holocaust" by Norah Schneider, PhD Humanities

  • Also discussing finding people during the Third Reich and the Holocaust.
  • Norah is a current FGS member and Collections Manager at the Falmouth Historical Society.


August 18-19 : Daniel Horowitz of MyHeritage giving three talks at the North Baptist Church in Brockton, MA

  • ​Sunday, August 18 @ 2:30pm - Effectively Using DNA Matches
  • Sunday, August 18 @ 5:30pm - Research Jewish Genealogical Resources on the Internet
  • Monday, August 19 @ 7:00pm - SuperSearch with Record Matching.


September 14, 2019 : "1620 : The First Year" by Christopher Daley

  • ​​As the 400th Anniversary of the landing of the Pilgrims approaches, we are reminded of the trials and tribulations of the Pilgrims.  They came seeking religious freedom and found an untamed inhospitable wilderness fraught with innumerable dangers.  They struggled with disease and death and survived through the grace of God and with the help of the "People of the Dawn" - the Wampanoag Nation.


October 12, 2019 : "When Last the Glorious Light - Lay of the Massachuset" by Ed Quill

  • Educated at Boston University and Harvard, Ed Quill is a former Chief Librarian at The Boston Globe where he subsequently became editor of the "Ask the Globe" column.  He was a feature writer and the Globe's City Hall reporter.  He was appointed Boston's first Archivist called to pull together the vital and historic records of the City.


November 9, 2019 : Annual Joint Meeting of the Cape Cod Genealogical Soc. and the Falmouth Genealogical Soc.

UPCOMING EVENTS:

P.O. Box 2107, East Falmouth, MA 02536 - Barnstable County 

June 8, 2019 : "Leaving a Psychological Legacy" by Susana K. O'Hara, PhD Psychologist from Easton, MA


We will begin with our Annual Meeting when we vote on new officers and this year, changes in the By-Laws.  FGS Members should have been contacted by email with proposed new officers, links to the proposed 2019 budget, and proposed new by-laws.  Members without email should receive a paper mailing.  

Our Monthly Meetings are held at 10:00am at the Falmouth Public LibrarY
300 Main Street, Falmouth MA 02540
Downstairs in the hermann foundation room unless otherwise noted

TUESDAY AFTERNOON GENEALOGY ASSISTANCE EXPERTS

Tuesday afternoons from 2:00 pm-4:00 pm at the Falmouth Public Library in the Lemke Reference Room.  Falmouth Genealogical Society members assist anyone with their genealogical research. This is a free drop-in session with no appointment needed.  FGS video about Library Sessions.

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