Event Calendar

October 2023 Irish SIG Meeting (Virtual)

Virtual

Join us for our special interest group (SIG) for Irish research from 7-8 p.m. on October 2, 2023. This is a Zoom meeting.

Free

FRGS Monthly Meeting and Presentation (Virtual)

Virtual

Monthly Business Meeting and Presentation FRGS Monthly Meeting and Presentation on October 11, 2023, from 7 - 9 PM ET. FRGS is hosting an upcoming Business Meeting and Presentation.  FRGS will meet regularly every second Wednesday of each month (except July, August, and December) from 7 to 9 PM ET.  The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. Topic: Native American Research How to do Native American Genealogy research?  Carol will discuss research on Native Americans and their genealogy. Speaker: Carol Horton Register in Advance!

Free

FRGS Business Meeting and Presentation

Virtual

Every Second Wednesday of each month from 7 to 9 PM ET FRGS is hosting an upcoming Business Meeting and Presentation.  FRGS will meet regularly every second Wednesday of each month (except July, August and December) from 7 to 9 PM ET.  The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. Topic: World War II Records Speaker: Trip Wiggins The link to register for the meeting is below.

Free

FRGS Business Meeting and Presentation

Virtual

  Every Second Wednesday of each month from 7 to 9 PM ET FRGS is hosting an upcoming Business Meeting and Presentation.  FRGS will meet regularly every second Wednesday of each month (except July, August, and December) from 7 to 9 PM ET.  The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. Topic: State & Local Census The 10-Year Federal Census is not the ONLY census in the U.S. Most states did censuses in the intervening years, beginning in colonial times and going up to the 1950s. Come and see another way to find your ancestors. Speaker: Trip Wiggins The link... Continue Reading »

Free

HYBRID FRGS Business Meeting and Presentation (Date Change)

Central Rappahannock Regional Library Main Branch 1201 Caroline Street, Fredericksburg, VA, United States

Attention: Hybrid Meeting this Month! Meeting Room #1 CRRL Library Fredericksburg Branch 1201 Caroline St. Fredericksburg, VA 22401 2 - 4 PM ET Topic: Gunston Hall: Finding Descendants of the Enslaved Genealogy usually involves searching for one’s ancestors, generation by generation, back through the ages. However, the process is sometimes reversed, and one must think differently. Dr. Char Bah has recently engaged in the latter research journey. Under contract, she has spent two years searching for the enslaved persons owned by George Mason, IV. Mason was a resident of Gunston Hall in the 1700s and is said to have owned... Continue Reading »

Free

FRGS Business Meeting and Presentation

Virtual

  Every Second Wednesday of each month from 7 to 9 PM ET FRGS is hosting an upcoming Business Meeting and Presentation.  FRGS will meet regularly every second Wednesday of each month (except July, August, and December) from 7 to 9 PM ET.  The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. Topic: For a quarter century, FoWB analysts were trained to speak of the Parker Store Road, which crossed the Ellwood manor grounds immediately in front of the Manor House. The road, a mere cart path, ran generally from the Germanna plank road on the North to the Orange Plank... Continue Reading »

Free

FRGS Business Meeting and Presentation

Virtual

  Every Second Wednesday of each month from 7 to 9 PM ET FRGS is hosting an upcoming Business Meeting and Presentation.  FRGS will meet regularly every second Wednesday of each month (except July, August, and December) from 7 to 9 PM ET.  The meeting will be held virtually via Zoom. Topic: Using the Central Rappahannock Heritage Center for your Genealogical Research The Heritage Center has archived thousands of local family resources, some dating to the late 17th Century.  Florence is a native of Fredericksburg and a member of the Patawomeck Tribe. Speaker: Florence R. Barnick, Chair of the Heritage... Continue Reading »

Free
The Fredericksburg Regional Genealogical Society was organized in 1993 with the mission of encouraging genealogical research, sharing genealogical knowledge, educating members on methods and standards, preserving genealogical records, and promoting fellowship among its members.