News2021-03-15T00:31:13-04:00

CSG is a certified FHL affiliate

We have some exciting news! We are happy to announce that the CSG Library is now a certified Family History Library Affiliate! That means you can access additional digital record collections while researching on Family Search in our library. The CSG Library is currently open to the public Tuesdays thru Fridays from 11 am to 3 pm by appointment only. Visitors must call ahead before coming at (860) 569-0002. The library has received the State of Connecticut COVID self-certification safety seal which means we are compliant with all safety requirements put in place. Social distancing and masks are required. The Read More

CSG – NERGC Speaker Spotlight – Jennifer Zinck

CSG Board Member Jennifer Zinck’s “Finding and Using Connecticut Vital Records” is one of the pre-recorded presentations for Virtual NERGC 2021.  In addition, Jennifer will be co-leading a Live Chat on New England vital records on Tuesday, May 11.  A professional genealogist with nearly 20 years of research experience, Jen is a researcher, writer, and speaker who specializes in Connecticut resources and DNA evidence for genealogy.  In addition to serving on CSG’s Board of Governors, she is currently serving her third term as the President of the Connecticut Professional Genealogists Council. She has served as an Academic Professional at Boston Read More

CSG – NERGC Speaker Spotlight : Pauline Merrick

CSG Board Member Pauline C. Merrick’s “Researching Freed and Enslaved in Colonial Connecticut” is one of the pre-recorded presentations for Virtual NERGC 2021.  Pauline has a lifelong interest in genealogy. She is the published author of a book and several journal articles. Her experience lies mainly in Connecticut, Massachusetts, and New York research, making the most of online resources, and interpretation and correlation of records. DNA for genealogy has fascinated her for several years, and she has planned DNA research programs and assisted others in interpreting their results. She lectures on Connecticut research and DNA. In addition to serving on Read More

CSG – NERGC Speaker Spotlight – Ed Strickland

Edwin W. Strickland II’s “No Stone Unturned:  Getting the Most from Graveyards” is one of the pre-recorded presentations for Virtual NERGC 2021. Ed is a Past President and a current Governor of the Connecticut Society of Genealogists, Past President and current Genealogist of Descendants of the Founders of Ancient Windsor, a charter member of the Connecticut Professional Genealogist Council, and a charter member National Society of the Descendants of the Textile Workers of America.  Following his retirement from the University of Connecticut Health Center in 2000, he has turned his attention to editing, teaching, lecturing and serving the greater genealogical Read More

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