Nominees for 2023 SCGS Board of Directors
your vote for 5 candidates.
Vote online before Dec. 6th.
Please go to Member Log-In
to vote electronically
To Vote by Mail: Call: 818-843-7247, for a ballot
to be mailed to you.
Election results will be revealed at the Annual Meeting on
Read candidate statements,
in A-Z order: Allene Collins-Aubertin, Jan
Dougall, Adrian Foushee, Melanie Gnad, Jean Wilcon Hibbin, Rocco J. Hindman, Katrina
Lacerna, Linda Mustion, Brittany Rex, Jim Schultz, Kevin Williams.
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December 3 at 10:00 am (PDST) Cost $5.50
if By Sea: The Sea and the American Revolution
by Bryna O'Sullivan, APG
Whether youre interested in knowing more about your ancestors past
or in joining the Daughters of the American Revolution, the first stop for many
is the records of the Army yet the sea played an active role in the American
Revolution. This program will discuss how to identify and access the records of
the Continental and state vavies as well as the commissions of privateers.
Bryna O'Sullivan is a Middletown, CT based professional genealogist and
French-to-English genealogical translator, specializing in lineage society research.
Annual Meeting and Pot Luck at the SCGS Library
Saturday, December 10, 11:00 a.m. 3:00 p.m.
Join us for the SCGS Annual Meeting from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Saturday,
December 10 at the SCGS Library. Bring your favorite holiday potluck item to share.
SCGS is your Society and just wouldn't work without you, our volunteers. So come
and share our annual celebration with your genealogy friends.
The business meeting will start at 1:30 p.m. so if you cant attend in person,
join us online through: https://global.gotomeeting.com/join/755243045
You can also dial in using your phone. United States: +1 (571) 317-3122 | Access
The minutes from the 2021 meeting will be reviewed for your approval. The newly
elected Board members will be announced. Long time members and past presidents
will be honored. Members of the Board will give you an update on what has happened
during the year as well as plans for next year. Mark your calendars and plan to
join us. E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org for more details.
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Wednesday, December 21 at 6:00 pm (PDST) Cost $5.50
Slackers, and Aliens: Records of the American Protective League
by Michael Strauss, AG®
Organized in Chicago, IL in 1917 that grew to more than 250,000 members. The APL
was given absolute power to stop ordinary citizens in the streets checking for
men for the draft, or were sympathetic to the Germans, and unregistered aliens
living in the United States. Long believed to be a pseudo-patriotic group, the
APL documented members and their activities at our entry into World War.
Michael L. Strauss, AG®, is a nationally recognized genealogical speaker.
He has a BA in History and is a United States Coast Guard veteran. He is also
a qualified expert witness in Court in New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and
Virginia. Additionally, he is a faculty member at SLIG, GRIP, and IGHR where he
coordinates the military courses.
The SCGS Library will be CLOSED beginning
Monday, December 19th and remain closed until Tuesday, January 3, 2023.
On behalf of the Board of Directors we wish you, your firiends,
and your family, a very special holiday season.
The Library will be open again for research on January 3, 2023.