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Western New York Genealogical Society (WNYGS) invites WNYGS members and the
general public to our upcoming March program.
*Breaking Old World: Finding Foreign Places of Birth in American Records"*
*Date and Time: *Saturday, March 24, 2018 from 10:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
*Location: *Buffalo & Erie County Public Library, Central Branch, Ring of
Knowledge, 1 Lafayette Circle, Buffalo, NY 14203
*Lecture Description: *The key to breaking your genealogy research into the
"Old World" is knowing your immigrant ancestor's origin. Join us as we
learn about American resources that can help you identify your ancestor's
birth town or region. This is a great course for genealogists of all
*About the Presenter: *Rhonda Konig is the genealogy specialist at the
Buffalo & Erie County Public Library. She has a Master of Library Science
from the University at Buffalo and a Bachelor of Arts in History from SUNY
Geneseo. Rhonda has been a proponent of genealogy since 1999, and has
sixteen years of experience as a genealogy librarian. Rhonda serves on the
board of the Western New York Genealogical Society and as editor of the
Society’s quarterly JOURNAL.
*Cost:* Free to WNYGS members and the general public.
To view a copy of the flyer, visit http://www.wnygs.org/images/
For complete information on this and other upcoming events, visit the
Society's website http://www.wnygs.org/meetings.html.
Jennifer Liber Raines
*WNYGS - Chair of Community Outreach*