GGS Gatherings

GGS Gatherings

  • Sat
    07
    Jan
    2017
    9:30 pmSt. Louis County Library - HQ - History and Genealogy Department 5th floor

    Join members of Germanic Genealogy Society of St. Louis for individual assistance with your family history research. Whether you're just starting out or you've hit a roadblock with your research, you'll get plenty of support to move your family history search forward. Please bring your family charts and any other relevant information that could help your search.

  • Tue
    07
    Feb
    2017
    6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.Lutheran Hour Ministries; 660 Mason Ridge Center Dr, St. Louis, MO 63141

    German emigrants to America came with several purposes and special destinations.  Some escaped FROM something but many came here FOR something.  Discover their reasons, their methods, their trials, plus their successes in this special PowerPoint show that can enlighten your approach to heritage and research while deepening your appreciation of ancestors.

    By Dr. Gerald Perschbacher, author & researcher

    Doors open at 6:30 pm and Presentation will begin at 7:00.

  • Tue
    07
    Mar
    2017
    6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.St. Louis County Library - HQ - History and Genealogy Department 5th floor

    Join members of Germanic Genealogy Society of St. Louis for individual assistance with your family history research. Whether you're just starting out or you've hit a roadblock with your research, you'll get plenty of support to move your family history search forward. Please bring your family charts and any other relevant information that could help your search.

  • Tue
    11
    Apr
    2017
    6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.St. Louis County Library - HQ - Auditorium

    Join us for a presentation from the Missouri Department of Parks discussing the rare German Landmark found in Gerald, Missouri: Pelster Housebarn.

    The uniqueness and historic significance of the Pelster House Barn will be shared featuring photographs documenting its history and  construction methods.  Nineteenth century German immigrants contributed much to the development to the state of Missouri and this program will share one such example, a combined barn and house, beautifully crafted and a rare treasure.

    Doors open at 6:30 pm; Presentation will be begin at 7:00 pm.

     

  • Sat
    06
    May
    2017
    9:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m.St. Louis Public Library - Central Library - History and Genealogy Department

    Join members of Germanic Genealogy Society of St. Louis for individual assistance with your family history research. Whether you're just starting out or you've hit a roadblock with your research, you'll get plenty of support to move your family history search forward. Please bring your family charts and any other relevant information that could help your search.

  • Tue
    06
    Jun
    2017
    6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.St. Louis County Library - HQ - East Room

    Join us Dennis Northcott, Missouri History Museum Archivist, discuss an underutilized resource, company employee magazines and trade magazines, that can be very valuable to give details about your ancestor.   These magazines are packed with interesting facts about our ancestors, including articles on employees' hobbies and military service; birth, death, and marriage announcements; photographs of employees' children; announcements of promotions and retirements; and much more. This presentation will show many examples of content from these magazines and tips for locating them.

    Doors will open at 6:30 pm; Presentation will begin at 7:00 pm

     

     

  • Tue
    11
    Jul
    2017
    6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.St. Louis County Library - HQ - History and Genealogy Department 5th floor

    Join members of Germanic Genealogy Society of St. Louis for individual assistance with your family history research. Whether you're just starting out or you've hit a roadblock with your research, you'll get plenty of support to move your family history search forward. Please bring your family charts and any other relevant information that could help your search.

  • Tue
    08
    Aug
    2017
    6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.Lutheran Hour Ministries

    Join us for a panel discussion where we will share tips and tricks for making the most of the resources available in German family research. The experienced panelists will focus on 4 areas of research: examining the library stacks, exploring online resources, traveling to Germany, and investigating the heirlooms and photos in our possession.  The moderator will include beginning genealogy tips.

    Doors will open at 6:30 pm; Presentation will begin at 7:00 pm

  • Sat
    16
    Sep
    2017
    10:00 am2016 Oak Dr. St. Louis, MO 63131

    Join fellow GGS participants at the German Picnic for a fun time socializing, talking about our research, asking questions of fellow genealogists, helping us raise funds through a silent auction, enjoying great German food, and listening to some German music.   RSVP requested. Bring dish to share (German recipe preferred). (No dishes that need to be heated.) Please ggsstl.org for further details.

  • Sat
    21
    Oct
    2017
    9:30 a.m. -12:00 p.m.St. Louis Public Library - Central Library - History and Genealogy Department

    Join members of Germanic Genealogy Society of St. Louis for individual assistance with your family history research. Whether you're just starting out or you've hit a roadblock with your research, you'll get plenty of support to move your family history search forward. Please bring your family charts and any other relevant information that could help your search.

  • Tue
    07
    Nov
    2017
    6:30 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.St. Louis County Library - HQ - History and Genealogy Department 5th floor

    Join members of Germanic Genealogy Society of St. Louis for individual assistance with your family history research. Whether you're just starting out or you've hit a roadblock with your research, you'll get plenty of support to move your family history search forward. Please bring your family charts and any other relevant information that could help your search.