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Events

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2014 Upcoming Events

November 2, 2014

Event: Quarterly Online Web Chat-Researching Family Photos (Members Only)
Time: 7:30 pm -- 8:30 pm ET (UTC/GMT -5)
Location: HCGHS Member Website

We are holding our next quarterly online web chat on the topic of researching family photos. Members with an interest in learning more about identifying family photographs discuss their research challenges and share tips with each other.

If you're a member of The Hudson County Genealogical & Historical Society you can log into our member website to engage in a live text chat with other members. If you're not already a member, become one today and tap into the collective expertise of our group.

November 8, 2014

Event: Susan Scherman presents "A Historical Discussion of The Daniel Bermes Brewery of Union City, New Jersey and The William Schimper & Company of Hoboken, New Jersey"
Time: 11:00 am -- 1:00 pm ET (UTC/GMT -5)
Location: Secaucus Public Library, Secaucus, NJ

Documentary filmmaker Susan Scherman will discuss the subject of her film, The Daniel Bermes Brewery that was owned by her great-great-great-uncle from 1852 to 1903. It was the largest brewery in Hudson County at the time and had an annual output of 200,000 barrels. Produced together with her partner Mauro de Trizio, the short film “The Daniel Bermes Boulevard Brewery” was one of the finalists in the Fifth NoHu (North Hudson) International Short Film Festival.

Susan Scherman will also be showing and discussing a second documentary she produced about the company of another of her ancestors: The William Schimper & Company in Hoboken, which was a jewelry and metal plating enterprise.

Both documentaries can be viewed online:

The Daniel Bermes Boulevard Brewery: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=xVnS3WA8vFQ
The William Schimper & Company:
https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=_0MSCXqz6o0

November 17, 2014

Event: Online Web Chat — Irish Special Interest Group (Members Only)
Time: 7:30 pm -- 8:30 pm ET (UTC/GMT -5)
Location: HCGHS Member Website

Our Irish Special Interest Group (SIG) is holding an online web chat where members with an interest in Irish genealogy discuss their research challenges and share tips with each other.

If you're a member of The Hudson County Genealogical & Historical Society you can log into our member website join this or one of our other Special Interest Groups and engage in a live text chat with other members. If you're not already a member, become one today and tap into the collective expertise of our group.

November 20, 2014

Event: Online Web Chat — German Special Interest Group (Members Only)
Time: 8:00 pm -- 9:00 pm ET (UTC/GMT -5)
Location: HCGHS Member Website

Our German Special Interest Group (SIG) is holding an online web chat where members with an interest in German genealogy discuss their research challenges and share tips with each other.

If you're a member of The Hudson County Genealogical & Historical Society you can log into our member website join this or one of our other Special Interest Groups and engage in a live text chat with other members. If you're not already a member, become one today and tap into the collective expertise of our group.

December 13, 2014

Event: Judy Russell the Legal Genealogist presents "Building a Family on Circumstantial Evidence"
Time: 11:00 am -- 1:00 pm ET (UTC/GMT -5)
Location: Secaucus Public Library, Secaucus, NJ

About Judy G. Russell:
A Certified GenealogistSM and Certified Genealogical LecturerSM with a law degree, The Legal Genealogist Judy G. Russell is a lecturer, educator and writer who enjoys helping others understand a wide variety of genealogical issues, including the interplay between genealogy and the law.

She's written for both the National Genealogical Society Quarterly (see Judy G. Russell, “'Don’t Stop There!' Connecting Josias Baker to His Burke County, North Carolina, Parents,” National Genealogical Society Quarterly, March 2011, 25-41) and the National Genealogical Society Magazine (see Judy G. Russell, “Autosomal DNA testing,” National Genealogical Society Magazine, October-December 2011, 38-43).

Judy Russell lectures on a wide variety of genealogical topics, ranging from using court records in our family history to understanding DNA testing.

Judy's web page: The Legal Genealogist