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Grave Matters:  Digging Through Cemetery Research
Sunday, September 24
Grave Matters: Digging Through Cemetery Research  (Member Meetings)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Hockessin Public Library, 1023 Valley Road, Hockessin, DE 19707
Grave Matters: Digging Through Cemetery Research
Learn about techniques, websites and other resources, including wills, death certificates, obituaries, headstone transcription projects, interment lists and cemetery databases, to find new information about our ancestors. 
Finding a Cemetery - The Reconstruction of Records for Destroyed Cemeteries
Many Afro-American cemeteries were 'relocated' as the city of Wilmington
expanded. When segregated cemeteries were no longer required by law (1970s), some cemeteries fell into disuse. The records from those cemeteries have been lost to time. How do you reconstruct the records for a cemetery when the actual records no longer exist, and the church has no records of burials?
Finding Rachel Rion – Searching for Ancestors in Unmarked Graves
Finding and working with old plot plans to locate ancestors can be challenging but rewarding. 
Speakers:  Susan Kirk Ryan, Regina Barry, Reese Robinson 



40th Anniversary Celebration
Saturday, October 21
40th Anniversary Celebration  (Member Meetings)
9:00 am to 2:00 pm
DuPont Country Club, 1001 Rockland Road, Wilmington, DE 19803
Come celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Delaware Genealogical Society! 
$30.00 includes workshops and luncheon. 
For details and to register online, see http://DGS40.eventbrite.com.
Sign-in and coffee begin at 9am.  Shamele Jordon will present two morning workshops on "Telling Your Family Story," beginning at 9:30.   Gala luncheon begins at noon. Our luncheon speaker, Bill Griffeth, is an Anchor of CNBC's Closing Bell and the author of four books, including "Stranger In My Genes," which is available for sale at the luncheon and can be reserved during registration. Mr. Griffeth will be available to sign his book after the luncheon.  



Tuesday, November 14
Hidden Assets: Panel Discussion on Lesser Known Websites and Resources  (Member Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Bear Library, 101 Governor's Place, Bear, DE 19701



Monday, December 11
December Social  (Member Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Immanuel Church, Highlands, 2400 W. 17th Street, Wilmington, DE 19806



Saturday, January 20, 2018
Over There: Researching Our World War I Era Ancestors in Military Records  (Member Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Delaware History Museum, 504 N. Market Street, Wilmington, DE 19801



Saturday, February 24, 2018
My Wild Irish Research: New Irish Genealogy Resources are Blooming!  (Member Meetings)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Hockessin Public Library, 1023 Valley Road, Hockessin, DE 19707



Saturday, March 24, 2018
DNA All-Day Workshop with Diahan Southard, Your DNA Guide  (Conferences)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Arsht Hall, 2800 Pennsylvania Avenue, Wilmington, DE 19806
Save the date!   All-day DNA workshop with Diahan Southard!  One-on-one fee-based consultations with Diahan Southard available. Optional box lunch for pre-order available.  Details to follow.  



Sunday, April 22, 2018
Genealogy Loves a Good Map!  (Member Meetings)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Hockessin Public Library, 1023 Valley Road, Hockessin, DE 19707



Tuesday, May 15, 2018
Annual Election and Social  (Member Meetings)
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Immanuel Church, Highlands, 2400 W. 17th Street, Wilmington, DE 19806