Monthly Meeting October 15

The society will meet Tuesday October 15 at 6:30 PM in the Steele Room at the Darwin R. Barker Library/Museum. Member and guests are asked to bring in a piece of family memorabilia and give a brief family history of the piece with some genealogical background on the item. For

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CCGS to Hold 2019 Open House July 16

The Chautauqua County Genealogical Society will hold an open house on Tuesday, July 16 from 1PM to 7:45 PM in the Garland Room of Barker Library/Museum. The business meeting will commence at 6:30PM. Speaker for the evening will be Society Vice-President Ruth Nichols, “How I found my Irish Roots., the

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John A. deL. Blodgett

LIFE MEMBER Jack Blodgett always used the signature, John A. deL. Blodgett to honor the ancestors for whom he was named. He has been noted by early CCGS members as “the best president we ever had,” and is the only person to date honored with a Life Membership in CCGS.

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Pomfret Historian Speaks to Chautauqua County Genealogical Society

The Chautauqua County Genealogical Society meets once a month for a meeting at the Barker Library in Fredonia. Attending are members from all points of the county. Membership includes many from out of state. The genealogical society was organized to help others with their research. A library of family records

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Chautauqua County Genealogical Society Studies Holland Land Records

The Chautauqua County Genealogical Society was created to help people find the genealogy of their family. Many avenues are used, looking through old records, old photographic albums, family records, library records, school records, Church records, and computer sites designed for finding the history of a family. The group meets in

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Jack Ericson Speaks on Abner Dingley Diary

The Chautauqua County Genealogical Society met recently in the Barker Library in Fredonia for a meeting and an informative talk. Guest speaker was Jack T. Ericson who spoke about the detailed diary kept by Abner Dingley from 1816 through 1822. Ericson said that Dingley was from Massachusetts, and came to

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Arkwright Historian Speaks to County Genealogical Society

Ruth Nichols, the Arkwright Town Historian, was the guest speaker at the recent gathering of the Chautauqua County Genealogical Society in the Barker Library in Fredonia. The genealogical group meets once a month on the third Tuesday evening for a meeting from March through November. A special room of genealogical

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County Clerk Speaks to Genealogical Society

Recently Chautauqua County Clerk Larry Barmore spoke to the members of the Chautauqua County Genealogical Society at the Barker Library in Fredonia. Barmore wanted to tell those who are doing genealogical research the kinds of records which are available through his office. Barmore said that his job there is to

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Cassadaga Family History Presented to Genealogical Society

During the June meeting of the Chautauqua County Genealogical Society held in the Steele Room of the Barker Library, Cassadaga Village historian John Sipos gave a history of the Phillips family. The Phillips family were a well known family, of many different occupations from a physician, dentist, drug store owner,

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