Route 20 – Worcester April Meeting

By Seema Kenney on Friday, March 16th, 2018 in Worcester. No Comments

TUESDAY, April 10th at 7 p.m. at the Worcester Public Library / Saxe Room (right side as you enter from the parking lot) Bryan Farr – will present “Historic Route 20” – A visual overview of the history of how route 20 came into being. From early native trails, to the railroads, route 20 became […]

An Identity Case Study: Who Was William Kenney?

By on Tuesday, February 27th, 2018 in Webinars. No Comments

March 27, 2018 – Margaret R. Fortier, An Identity Case Study: Who Was William Kenney? William Kenney’s marriage record says he was born in Boston in 1877. A birth record places him in Lynn in 1881. Investigation into his birth family presents additional difficulties in identifying who he was. The difference of two words would […]

March 3, 2018 – 10a.m. – Worcester Public Library – Women’s Work

By Seema Kenney on Monday, February 12th, 2018 in Chapters, Worcester. No Comments

Charlene Sokal, President of the Worcester Chapter, will present: Women’s Work: Grandma Ran a Boarding House and Momma Brewed Beer As researchers, we think of our female ancestors as stay at home wives and mothers. In fact, many women ran their own businesses and worked in mills, factories or offices. This presentation will suggest resources […]