Westchester County Genealogical Society (NY) Upcoming Meeting
WHAT: Exploring Woodlawn Cemetery with Susan Olsen
WHEN: Saturday, Oct 9 @ 10 a.m.
WHERE: The meeting opens at 10:00 a.m. at the Aldersgate United
Methodist Church, 600 Broadway, Dobbs Ferry, NY.
Woodlawn Cemetery is one of the largest cemeteries in New York City. A
rural cemetery located in the Bronx, it opened in 1863, in what was then
southern Westchester County, in an area that was annexed to New York City in 1874.
The cemetery covers more than 400 acres and is the resting place for more
than 300,000 people.
Woodlawn's Director of Historical Services Susan Olsen will describe the
cemetery and the records available. Ms. Olsen is also the former Executive
Director of Friends of Woodlawn.
Guests are welcome. Coffee and conversation precede the meeting at 9:30
For information about Westchester County Genealogical Society
(Westchester Connection or Surname List), visit WCGS home page --
Hope to see you on Saturday!!
RESERVED THESE DATES FOR WCGS FUTURE MEETINGS
Nov 13, 2010
The Ol’ Put: History of the Putnam Division of the New York Central
Dec 11, 2010
Finding People, Living or Dead, on the Internet
Dr Nathan Reiss
Jan 8, 2011
The New York Catholic Protectory
Janet Brunch Munch
Feb 12, 2011
Navigating Key Genealogy Websites
Mar 12, 2011
The Journey Takers
Leslie Albrecht Huber
Apr 9, 2011
New York City Vital Records
May 14, 2011
Exploring the 1940 US Census
June 11, 2011
Controlling Your Genealogy Computer Files