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Family History Fundamentals
Every Tuesday at the Library!

Massachusetts Society of Genealogists
Annual Meeting Saturday November 7, 2015

The Tuesday Club
Family History at the Swansea Public Library

The Tuesday Club
Family History at the Swansea Public Library
Join family historians in the library reference room every Tuesday from 12:00-2:00PM.  Need help?  We are here to answer questions and get you started.  Forms are available and take advantage of now at the Library.  
Family History Fundamentals
A Swansea Public Library genealogy group
The Swansea Family Historians meet every Tuesday from 12Noon to 2PM.  Join us as we begin the new year!  Our first project:  52 Ancestors in 52 Weeks.


MSOG-Bristol Chapter Monthly Meeting
Saturday May 17, 2014 at the Somerset Public Library
Join the members of the Bristol Chapter of the Massachusetts Society of Genealogists.  Meeting begins at 12:00PM for general business discussion followed by members sharing information and asking questions at 12:30pm.  Guest Speakers Kathleen Rubano and Terence Dugan will present a talk on Experiences with DNA at 1:00PM

The public is invited to attend.

New England Family History Conference
Registration is now open for this free event!

Please join us for our annual, FREE family history conference. Learn new research and organizational techniques, network with others and get to know your ancestors!!

The annual New England Family History Conference will be held on Saturday, March 29, 2014 at the Franklin LDS Church, 91 Jordan Road

Sponsored by the Hingham Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints

We look forward to seeing you at an inspiring conference! Whether you are new to FH, need help on more advanced topics, or just need a spark to get you going, you are sure to learn something new and motivating.

New this year
  • Sessions from Roots Tech Feb 2014, the largest family history conference in North America
  • Keynote address from Roots Tech by internationally acclaimed storyteller Syd Liberman
  • Scanning stations – please bring up to 5 photos to upload to FamilySearch to add to your family tree
Returning favorites
  • Popular speakers Michael Strauss, Marian Pierre-Louis, Mike Maglio, and others
  • Ancestor’s roadshow – ask an expert for family history advice
  • And, of course, the chance to meet and mingle with all your fellow family historians

For more information and to register visit

MSOG-Bristol Chapter
January 18, 2014 12:30PM
Charts and Trees with Bette-Ann Kile

Member Bette-Ann Kile will demonstrate chartering and numbering for family trees.  Members will discuss family trees and charts to organize information.  Members will share information about their favorite family history websites.

All meetings are open to the Public and take place at the Somerset Public Library located at 1464 County Street, Somerset, MA.    For more information contact President Kathleen Rubano at

Family History Fun
Every Wednesday from Noon to 2PM.

Family Historians, whether new or experienced, are welcome to join our weekly group at the library.  We meet every Tuesday from 12:00-2:00PM in the Reference Room at the Library.  Work on your Family Tree, ask questions, discover resources, blogs, websites and other ways to trace your lineage.For more information, contact the Swansea Public Library at 508-674-9609.


Web Sites
To Get Your Geneology Started:
American Ancestors
This is a web page from the New England Historic Geneology Society with online
Free Account Available
FamilySearch is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations. FamilySearch believes that families bring joy and meaning to life.

Genealogy Resources
Massachusetts Society of Genealogists
The Massachusetts Society of Genealogists

The Massachusetts Society of Genealogists, Inc. (MSOG), a non-profit, educational organization, was founded in 1975 with the purpose of promoting and encouraging Massachusetts genealogical research at all levels, beginner, amateur, and professional.

For more information check their website at

Bristol County Chapter meets every third Saturday at 1:00pm at the Somerset Public Library located at 1464 County Street, Somerset, MA.

For more information, contact:
MSOG-Bristol County Chapter
Kathleen Rubano, Secretary