PLEASE NOTE: 1st MEETING AFTER SUMMER HIATUS !
Meet at the Zion Lutheran Church
41 Whitmarsh Avenue – Worcester
TUESDAY; September 16th, 2014 at 7:00pm
New Members Welcome
“Old Soldiers Never Die: Examining Your World War II Ancestors”
The September meeting of the Worcester Chapter of the Massachusetts Society of Genealogists, Inc. will be held the third TUESDAY evening on September 16th at the Zion Lutheran Church, which is located at 41 Whitmarsh Avenue (Greendale Neighborhood) in Worcester, Massachusetts. For directions, you can go onto: http://worcesterchapter.wordpress.com/2012/08/22/how-do-you-get-there-from-here/.
The night will begin with a short meeting followed by the “Old Soldiers Never Die: Examining Your World War II Ancestors” presentation by Michael L. Strauss, AG. Discover genealogical information about your World War II family members or other relatives. Coupled with the losses of records in the monumental fire in St. Louis, Missouri in 1973 and strict privacy laws in place for many states, this lecture examines new ways to reconstruct military service for your ancestors who serviced their country during the war including records of morning reports, missing air crew reports, and many other related records.
Michael Strauss is the principal owner of Genealogy Research Network and an Accredited Genealogist since 1995. He is a native of Pennsylvania and a resident of Virginia and has been an avid genealogist for more than 30 years. Strauss holds a BA in History and is a United States Coast Guard veteran.
The meeting is open to the public, free for members and $3.00 for non-members. Attendees are encouraged to bring along a friend(s), refreshments will be provided. Yearly membership in the Massachusetts Society of Genealogists, Inc. is only $25.00 for an individual and $30.00 for a family living in the same household.
Questions? Contact: Nancy Schultzberg, Publicity Chairperson, at 774-573-9529. For more information about the Worcester Chapter of the Massachusetts Society of Genealogists, visit our website: