Merrimack Valley Chapter
Meets in the Merrimack Valley, generally on the fourth or last Saturday morning of the month from September to June. Unless otherwise noted, meetings begin at 10:00 A.M. and are held at the Nevins Memorial Library, 305 Broadway, Methuen, Massachusetts.
MSOG is made up of chapters throughout Massachusetts: Bristol, Martha's Vineyard, Merrimack Valley, Middlesex, and Worcester. Each chapter has its own governing board of officers, annual meeting, and election. Each chapter is a member of the state board and is represented by the chapter's president. Chapters do not meet during the months of July and August.
Schedule of Speakers 2013-2014
Questions? Contact Margaret Fortier
|September 28, 10:00 am - noon||A Conference Like No Other - Recap of the International Jewish Genealogy Conference (IAJGS) with Meredith Hoffman and others.
September program handout is available.
|Nevins Library in Methuen|
|October 26, 10:00 am - noon||Bloggers' Forum with Heather Wilkinson-Rojo, Lucie LeBlanc-Consentino, Marian Pierre-Louis, Bill West, and Cynthia Shenette
October program handout is available on the Chapter News page.
|November 2, 10:00am - noon||MSOG Annual Meeting||LDS Littleton MA|
|November 23, 10:00am - noon||Brick Wall? Try This.. with Peg Plummer||Nevins Library in Methuen|
|December 13, 7:00pm||Evernote with Alice Kane, Genealogist at NEHGS. Joint meeting with The Irish Ancestral Research Association (TIARA)||Brandeis University, Mandel Center for the Humanities, Room G3, 415 South Street, Waltham, MA.|
|January 25, 10:00 am - noon||Research at the Concord National Guard Museum & Archives with military historian Len Kondratiuk
January program handout.
|The Great Hall, Nevins Library in Methuen. This is a new room location. Check with the front desk for location.|
|February 22, 10:00 am - 1:00 pm||
All About Deeds with Richard Howe, Registrar of Deeds, Middlesex North
February program handouts posted with permission of the speaker -
Guide to Registries of Deeds in Massachusetts
and Navigating the "new" masslandrecords.com
|Nevins Library, Great Hall in Methuen|
|March 29, 1:00 pm||Blogging Workshop with Heather Wilkinson Rojo
March program handouts posted with permission of the speaker
|Memorial Hall, Andover Library, 2 North Main St., Andover, MA.|
|April 26, 2:00 - 4:00 pm||Advances in DNA with Jeff Carpenter||Nevins Library, Great Hall in Methuen|
|May 17, noon - 2:00 pm||Overseer of the Poor Records with Diane Laferriere and Kim Zunino|
|June 7, 10:00 am - noon||tba|