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*"Places, Faces, & Social Graces: **Tips and Techniques for Researching New
*"Overview of Historic Mount Calvary Cemetery"*
Date: Saturday, April 16, 2016
Time: 10:00 – 11:30 a.m.
Location: Pine Lawn Chapel at Mt. Calvary Cemetery, 2951 Harlem Road,
Cheektowaga, NY 14225 (near the Harlem Road/Genesee Street intersection).
Cost: Free and open to the public.
Join the Western New York Genealogical Society as it hosts local
genealogical and historical researcher Jennifer Liber Raines as she
discusses the possibilities found in New York State newspapers. She will
provide an overview of targeted newspaper resources available both online
and in repositories. Additionally, she will detail strategies for
structuring searches, logging research, and naming files.
During the second part of the program, cemetery staff will provide a brief
overview of Mt. Calvary Cemetery and its history. With roots dating back to
1859, the property is comprised of several burial sites including its
namesake, Mt. Calvary Cemetery, United German and French Cemetery, Buffalo
Cemetery, and Ridge Lawn Cemetery.
For more information (including a copy of the event flyer), please visit
the Society’s website at http://www.wnygs.org/meeting-2016-04.html .
Seating for this event is limited, and advanced registration is required.
To attend, please RSVP by emailing rsvp(a)wnygs.org or by calling (716)
550-2439. All reservations must be received no later than Wednesday, April
13th. Please remember to include your name, WNYGS member number (if
applicable), email address, and telephone number.
Jennifer Liber Raines
*WNYGS Chair of Programming & Community Outreach*