Articles of Interest


A Native American Chief Finds Traces of Father in Philly Archives

Last Seen: Finding Family After Slavery

Join a Special Interest Focus Group

Focus Group: British Isles: England, Scotland, Wales, Ireland



Meeting Schedule: The British Isles Special Interest Group meets the first Tuesday of each month from 11:00 am to 12 pm at the Chapin Library, Myrtle Beach. 

WEB SITES     Subscription

Scotlands People Subscription

Griffith Valuation

Irish Graveyards

Special Events 

Celtic Connections Conference

31 July - 1 August 2020

Ulster Historical  Foundation

USA Lecture Tour 2020

Charleston SC  March 18, 2020

Focus Group: Scandinavia: Denmark, Norway, Sweden


Meeting Schedule:  The Scandinavian Special Interest Group meets the third Tuesday of each month from 2:00 pm to 3:30 pm at the Socastee Library.  

Scandinavian Heritage Association

 The Sweden Genealogy Page from The Family Search Wiki  

 The Norway Genealogy Page from The Family Search Wiki  

 The Denmark Genealogy Page from The Family Search Wiki  

 The Finland Genealogy Page from The Family Search Wiki  

 Deciphering Gothic Handwriting in Scandinavian Documents  


DNA Focus Group


Meets once a month by conference call on the Tuesday evening (7:00 pm - 8:00 pm) that follows the Monthly Club meeting (the Club meeting is held on the 2nd Saturday of each month).  Lead by Phyllis Hughes

  The next conference call will be held on Feb 11th

Call-In Information:  

Call (515) 604-9040

 Access Code: 438993


DNA Painter

Beginners guide to Genetic Genealogy


Geni Chat

The Geni Chat Group meets the third Wednesday of each month from 10:00 am to 11:30 am at the Surfsid

 The Geni Chat Group 

Tuesday January 21st

10:00 am to 11:30 am at the Surfside Library,  Lead by  Pat Bernshein  

February 11, 2020

Mach TBA

April TBA

Focus Groups that may be of interest


NE and Canada: Maine, Vermont, Massachusetts, Rhode Island, Connecticut, New Hampshire


Mid Atlantic: New York, New Jersey, Pennsylvania, Delaware, Maryland, Washington, DC


Southeast: North Carolina, South Carolina, Virginia, West Virginia, Tennessee, Kentucky, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, Florida

Other USA: Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, Illinois, Ohio, Colorado, Michigan, Kansas, Oklahoma

Would you like to lead a Focus Group?


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