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 […]


February Meeting

By Seema Kenney on Wednesday, January 24th, 2018 in Worcester. No Comments

Our January meeting was cancelled, so join us on Feb 3rd and discuss the holidays and first month of 2018 during social time! Please join us on Saturday, Feb. 3 at 10am in the Banx Room of the Worcester Public Library for our next monthly meeting. The event will begin with a short business meeting […]


WWII – Worcester November Meeting

By Seema Kenney on Thursday, October 26th, 2017 in Worcester. No Comments

Join the Worcester Chapter on Tuesday, November 14th for a discussion on WWII with Michael G. Walling. While Michael has much he can share, he’s interested in answering your questions.  Come prepared to participate and discuss this historic event. Michael G. Walling (Hudson, Massachusetts) is the author of several books, including Bloodstained Sea, Forgotten Sacrifice, and […]


Worcester October Meeting

By Seema Kenney on Sunday, September 24th, 2017 in Worcester. No Comments

Join the Worcester Chapter on WEDNESDAY, October 11, 2017, at 7 pm for a business meeting and presentation at the Worcester Public Library – Saxe Room. Our presenter will be Lilly Cleveland.  Her topic is Lineage Societies, taking the mystery out of the magic. Lilly will discuss the application process for some societies and documentation requirements […]


WR Ready for New Season

By Seema Kenney on Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 in Worcester. No Comments

The speakers are booked, the room is reserved.  All we need now are paid members and meeting visitors! Please join us on WEDNESDAY, 13  September 2017  at 7 p.m. in the Saxe Room of the Worcester Public Library for our first meeting of the 2017/18 Season.  Meet your new officers, conduct business, and then listen […]


WR Chapter 2017/18 Schedule

By Seema Kenney on Tuesday, August 8th, 2017 in Worcester. No Comments

All meetings are currently scheduled for the Worcester Public Library.  Our meeting schedule includes two meetings on Wednesday evenings and a switch for some meetings to the BANX room – a slightly smaller room across the hall from where we’ve been meeting: WEDNESDAY, September 13, 2017, 7pm Saxe room WEDNESDAY, October 11, 2017, 7pm Saxe […]


Worcester – June Meeting

By Seema Kenney on Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017 in Worcester. No Comments

Gail White Usher – Women In 18th Century America This presentation explores middling and lower class rural women in 18th century New England using diary entries, objects, and images to describe their everyday lives. Tuesday, June 13th, 7 pm at the Worcester Public Library. Arrive early to avoid the lines at the parking kiosk.


Worcester March 4th 2017 Meeting

By Seema Kenney on Friday, February 24th, 2017 in Chapters, Worcester. No Comments

Worcester Chapter         Their March 4th meeting will be at the Worcester Public Library, 3 Salem Square; Worcester, Saturday morning at 10:00 a. m. “I Found My Village! Now What?” Doing Polish Genealogy           Finding vital records for one’s family in Poland is a critical step in exploring one’s Polish ancestry, but can sometimes be confusing. […]


Worcester January 7th Meeting

By Seema Kenney on Friday, January 6th, 2017 in Worcester. No Comments

As of the 5pm  forecast and based on my trip to Worcester today, we should be okay for our morning meeting tomorrow at Worcester Public Library – 10a.m. I’m sure some will want to get out and head home, but the morning flurries don’t look like enough to cause us to cancel. Thanks!


2017 Program Changes for Worcester Chapter

By Seema Kenney on Wednesday, December 14th, 2016 in Meetings, Worcester. No Comments

Below is our updated 2017 Program Schedule:        Saturday, January 7 – 10am- Beth Finch-McCarthy – Northboro Cemeteries        Saturday, February 4 – 10am – Library Staff – Worcester Public Library Resources        Saturday, March 4 – 10am – Polish Genealogy        Tuesday, April 11 – 7pm […]