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invite you to join us for a meeting.
The Old York Road Genealogical Society (OYRGS) meets at 7 p.m. on the
second Tuesday of the month, year-round, in the Community Room at the Abington Township Public Library, 1030 Old York Rd., Abington, PA (map to the library). Our meetings are free and open to the public. The programs include notable speakers on genealogical topics as well as discussions centered on a genealogical theme. When attending discussion meetings, everyone is invited and encouraged to bring illustrations or examples of their experiences related to the meeting's theme.
2012-2013 Meetings                Comin' Up: Events at other societies
||6:00: Teaching Session for Beginners: Locating and Using Wills and Probate Records|
7:00: Regular Meeting Using Religious Records for Genealogical Research Our speaker, the Reverend Joseph DiPaolo, is a pastor, writer, and historian. He will show us how using religious records for our research can lead to exciting discoveries.
||6:00: No session in July |
7:00: Regular Meeting "Genealogical Resources at OYRHS"
NOTE: Change of venue. The meeting will be held at Alverthorpe Manor, 515 Meetinghouse Rd., Jenkintown, PA (the entrance is across the street from the intersection of Meetinghouse Rd. and Greenwood Ave.) This is the new location for the Old York Road Historical Society, and their members will take us in groups of 10 on a tour of their facility. Please arrive between 6:30 and 7:00 p.m., and proceed to the community room on the second floor.
||6:00: Teaching Session for Beginners: Delayed Birth Certificates and Physician Returns|
7:00: Regular Meeting International Showcase: Tracing Your European Roots Wilkomen! Benvenuto! Accueil! Welcome! Join us for an around-the world exploration to locate records from overseas.
For information about these meetings, contact Betty Smith (phone: 215.884.2479). During inclement weather, call the library at 215.885.5180 to confirm it will be open.
Content updated January 2013