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General Meeting - Thursday February 9 2023

                 Death & Dying in Colonial America

by Daniel Earl

 

Join us as Daniel Earl discusses the customs and practices of our colonial ancestors

relating to the death, funeral rites and burial of loved ones long before the advent

of modern funeral homes. Daniel holds a BA in Anthropology and an MS in Psychology.

Dan is an educator, college administrator, and writer. He is the vice-president of the

Michigan Genealogical Council and President of the Hungarian Genealogical Society

of Michigan. He has been doing genealogical research for over 25 years. He

specializes in funeral home and cemetery research. He grew up living above

his father’s funeral home and has researched funeral and burial customs from

colonial times up to the present day.

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6:30 - 7:00 pm Socializing

7:00 - 8:30 pm General Meeting
In Person - McNutt Funeral Home, 1703 Porter Rd, Conroe, TX 77301

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Society Update

General meetings are held on the Second Thursday of each month, and check our Facebook page for the link to join.  We will post it here as soon as the link is available.  Come join us!

 

2022 Speakers

 

January 12, 2023, 2nd Thursday, 7:00pm.

Frank Hersom.  Learn about how the Montgomery County Historical Commission is updating the Historical Resources Survey for Conroe and others areas of Montgomery County: researching and recording the history of significant commercial and residential buildings, uncovering old property deeds, interviewing people familiar with a building’s history, finding old photographs and taking new ones.

 

February 9, 2023, 2nd Thursday, 7:00pm.

Daniel Earl

Daniel Earl discusses the customs and practices of our colonial ancestors relating to the death, funeral rites and burial of loved ones long before the advent of modern funeral homes.

 

March 9, 2023, 2nd Thursday, 7:00pm.

Patricia Hobbs, C.

"Using Maps in Your Family History Research"

 

April 13, 2023, 2nd Thursday, 7:00pm.

Mark Olsen

"Using a Genealogy Database: Family Tree Maker"

May 11, 2023, 2nd Thursday, 7:00pm.

Cheri Hudson Passey

"Reeling 'em in with Cousin Bait - 10 Ways to Connect with Family"

 

June     No meeting, Society on vacation

July      No meeting, Society on vacation

August No meeting, Society on vacation

 

September 14, 2023,2nd Thursday. 7:00 pm.

TBA

October 12, 2023 Speaker, 2nd Thursday, 7:00pm.

TBA

 

November 9, 2023 Speaker, 2nd Thursday, 7:00pm.

TBA

 

December 8, 2023, 2nd Thursday, 7:00pm.

Christmas Party!

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