​​​​​For the Falmouth Public Library "Joy of Learning Series"

"Let's Do Genealogy!"presented by Tim Martin & Ralph Wadleigh

Four Thursday evenings Oct 2022:

  • Oct.  6th  : "Overview of Genealogy" - for Class #1:  handout and slides and video.
  • Oct. 13th : "Researching Sources"  - for Class #2: slides and video.
  • Oct. 27th : "Building a Family Tree - Applying to Lineage Societies" - Class #3: slides and video.
  • ​Nov. 3rd : "Genetic Genealogy" - Class #4: slides and video.


The October 19, 2022 presentation sponsored by Falmouth Public Library and FGS:

Our Monthly Meetings are held at 10:30am at the Falmouth Public LibrarY
300 Main Street, Falmouth MA 02540
Downstairs in the hermann foundation room unless otherwise noted


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.


Saturday, July 8th, 2023 - 10:30AM EDT - Hybrid: Live/Zoom presentation



Non-members click here to request Zoom meeting login. (fgsvicepresident@gmail.com)

Saturday, April 15th, 2023 - 10:30AM EST - Hybrid Live/Zoom presentation

  • NOTE that this talk is given on the 3rd Saturday in April
  • Rhonda McClure (via Zoom) NEHGS Senior Genealogist
  • ​"Choosing a Genealogical Software Program"
  • The choice of a genealogical software program may be one of the more personal decisions in genealogy.  This lecture reviews the essential features of a smorgasbord of programs currently available to the family historian.  This talk will help you decide which program is best for your purposes.


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Saturday, September 9th, 2023 - 10:30AM EDT - Hybrid: Live/Zoom presentation

  • Elissa Scalise Powell C.G. (via Zoom) - ​"Write as You Go!"
  • ​​Begin the writing process at the start of your research as a tool for organization and analysis. How to practically utilize writing to build a report, along with advice and time-saving tips. Choosing the appropriate report style for the project data and goals and building the report segment-by-segment is demonstrated.

Saturday, June 10th, 2023 - 10:30AM EDT - Hybrid: Live/Zoom presentation

  • Jill Morelli (Live) - ​"Rootless: A Retrospective Look at America’s Fascination with its Ancestry"
  • ​​A look at the history of 1000 years of genealogy, and looking forward at predictions for the future of genealogy.

Saturday, May 13th, 2023 - 10:30AM EST - Hybrid: Live/Zoom presentation

William Cole (live) - The Passionate Genealogist 

  • "Researching England's Records" Part 2
  • Part 1 of this talk will have been presented by Bill Cole at NERGC 2023 earlier in May.​​