Saturday, December 5 - No Vitals? No Problem!
In response to the State of Delaware’s recommendation that all large gatherings be suspended to limit community transmission of COVID-19, this meeting is being rescheduled for December 5. Additional details coming soon.
Building a Family through Circumstantial Evidence
When there's no birth, marriage or death record, what's a genealogist to do?
Learn how to use circumstantial evidence to build a family.
This is a workshop for which advance registration and $10.00 admission are required. Tickets are selling fast! Please note this event is at the DuPont Country Club, 1001 Rockland Road, Wilmington, DE 19803
The Legal Genealogist Judy G. Russell is a genealogist with a law degree who writes and lectures on topics ranging from using court records in family history to understanding DNA testing. On the faculty of numerous genealogy institutes, she is a member of the Board of Trustees of the Board for Certification of Genealogists®, from which she holds credentials as a Certified Genealogist®and Certified Genealogical Lecturer℠. Her award-winning blog is at http://www.legalgenealogist.com
Sunday, March 8
DGS Interest Group/Open Discussion: DNA
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Hockessin Public Library, 1023 Valley Road, Hockessin, DE 19707
Share your DNA discovery, bring DNA questions, or discuss any DNA/genealogy issue. A moderator, but no formal presentation.
Get Your Family History Questions Answered!
The latest upgrade to our website allows members to have their genealogical questions answered faster than ever before!
“Ask DGS” is a new forum on the Members section of the website where you can unleash the power of crowdsourcing. Now you can quickly and easily:
- Get help with your Delaware ancestors from other members who have researched the same families.
- Learn about that obscure Delaware source that might hold the answer to your elusive brick wall.
- Connect with a person who frequents an archive or repository where your record is located and who will look for your record on their next visit.
- Make friends and correspond with other members with similar interests in specific families or groups, such as Quakers, African-Americans, Dupont employees, Swedes, or shipyard workers. The possibilities are endless!
This is a work in progress. The DGS will be monitoring the forum and making updates as needed. Send any feedback to firstname.lastname@example.org
Here is the procedure to access the new Ask DGS Forum:
- Access www.delgensoc.org.
- Click on Member in the blue column to the left. The Member Sign-in Window will appear.
- Sign in with your member login and password. Click Login. The Members section will open.
- Click Research in the blue column to the left. The Research page will open.
- Click Query Forums in the Contents section of the page.
Welcome to the Delaware Genealogical Society, a place for all genealogists to meet and share their knowledge and experiences. The Society endeavors to be the primary source of information about Delaware families, as well as a trusted provider of genealogical education and assistance for all of our members.
This mission is accomplished through our monthly seminar program, a Society newsletter, a twice yearly Society Journal, the DGS Delaware Families blog and this website which contains general Delaware guidance for all and Delaware specific content in a Members Only section. This web site is for you, the membership, and we look forward to your input to ensure it meets your needs.