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First date to remember :
Date: Saturday, 10 January 2009
Meeting Time: 10:00 a.m.
Presentation: 10:30 a.m.
Topic: Researching in St. Louis County
Speaker: Ann Fleming, CG, CGL, FNGS
All STLGS meetings are held at the St. Louis County Library Headquarters, 1640 South Lindbergh. Highway 64/40 is now open from 270 to Brentwood, so you can exit at Lindbergh, just north of the library.
Most of the speakers for our Monthly General meeting provide a handout for their presentation. That handout is the copyrighted material of each speaker and is not the property of the St. Louis Genealogical Society. Persons who are unable to attend the meeting may request a copy of any handout by sending a self-addressed stamped envelope (SASE) to the Society office at:
P.O. Box 43010
St. Louis, Mo. 63143
With the speaker's permission, we will send you a copy of their handout for a period of up to one month following their presentation.
Second date to remember:
St. Louis Genealogy Society Open House
Sunday, January 25, 2009 1:00 - 3:00 pm at the Society's office #4 Sunnen Drive Suite 140, St. Louis, MO 63143
a.. Tour the office.
a.. Meet the volunteer staff
a.. Talk with experienced genealogists
a.. Examine genealogical software
a.. See what's new on the Society's website
a.. Learn about current projects, the Annual Family History Conference, the upcoming fall Speaker Series, classes for spring, and the First Families program
a.. Learn about the SIGs (Special Interest Groups)
a.. African-American SIG
b.. French SIG
c.. German SIG
d.. Irish SIG
e.. Jewish SIG
f.. Scandinavian SIG
a.. Use the office library and reference materials
copied from:_Eastman's Online Genealogy Newsletter_
December 11, 2008
Jefferson County Newspaper Indexes now Online
The following was written by the Jefferson County (Missouri) Library:
The Jefferson County Library is proud to announce that they have indexed
over 45 years worth of historical Jefferson County newspapers. Articles of
genealogical interest pertaining to Jefferson County residents have been included
in this database which is now available online at the library website.
The indexes may be searched alphabetically within each year or by using the
search engine provided to search every year by last name. Currently
available are articles dating from 1866 through 1910, with more years to be added.
The index also provides the name of the newspaper, the date, the page and
column in which the article is found.
To access the index, simply log on to the Jefferson County Library website
at _www.jeffersoncountylibrary.org_ (http://www.jeffersoncountylibrary.org/)
and follow the link at the bottom of the page to the Genealogy Department.
To order copies of the original articles, fee information is provided online
or contact the Jefferson County Library, Genealogy Department at (636)
677-8186 ext 332.
Posted by Dick Eastman on December 11, 2008 | _Permalink_