Calendar of DGS Events

Our program calendar for September 2021 through May 2022 is shown below. All programs will be delivered by webinar, and when possible, a recording and meeting materials will be available afterwards to DGS members. Member meeting materials are available here.

Meeting materials from prior programs are available to members here.

A calendar of local events is available from the Bucks County Genealogical Society here. Click on “Comprehensive Calendar of area genealogical events.”

This year’s programs are supported by a gift from

Margaret Gause Bramble and Edward L. Bramble.


Finding Your Delaware Ancestors

Speaker: Irene Heffran Monley, DGS

To register:
Nestled along the Eastern seaboard of the US, Delaware has a long history. From Native Americans, arrival of Europeans in 1609, boundary disputes and immigration, to migration to near and distant locations, Delaware’s history affects how to find your ancestors. Learn when records became available and where to find them to research your roots in the First State during this Legacy Family Tree Webinar.
8:00 PM EasternWebinar
Annual Meeting and Newspapers for Genealogy Research

Speakers: Annual Meeting–Mike Miscoski, DGS President
Program: Reese Robinson, Delaware Genealogical Society

To register:
The event will begin with the DGS Annual Meeting, during which Mike Miscoski will share DGS’s accomplishments over the past year.

Following the Annual Meeting, Reese Robinson will give us an overview of the role of newspapers in genealogy research; discuss available print and online Delaware newspaper sources; demonstrate online sources (free and pay sites) for general newspaper research; and, through case studies, show how newspaper research can support traditional research and break down genealogical brick walls.This is a refresh of the presentation he gave in January 2017 updated with new information on the expanding availability of online newspapers.
10:00 AM EasternWebinar