Our annual Genealogy Day is a great way for family history researchers — from beginners to experts — to learn more about where and how to find information, to share stories with other researchers, and to have time to use resources in our Grems-Doolittle Library.
9:30 a.m. – 10:15 a.m.
Genealogical Research in the Albany County Hall of Records
by Craig Carlson
10:30 a.m. – 11:15 a.m.
Breaking Through Genealogy Brick Walls
by Lisa Dougherty
11:30 a.m. – 12:15 p.m.
The Contractual Fabric of Life: Using Wills, Deeds, and Marital Records to Discover the Past in New York
by John T. McGuire
12:30 p.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Lunch break on your own
1:30 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
An Overview of Genealogical Resources at the New York State Library
by Stephanie Barrett
2:30 p.m. – 4:00 p.m.
Open Research Time in the Library
The Schenectady County Historical Society is wheelchair accessible, with off-street parking behind the building and overflow parking next door at the YWCA. For more information, please contact Michael Maloney, Librarian/Archivist, at 518-374-0263 x3 or firstname.lastname@example.org.