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The next regular monthly meeting of  Heritage Genealogical Society is Thursday, August 8  at 7 pm at Lenoir community College in the Heritage Place at the Learning Resource Center.


Under the umbrella of  the  Historical Preservation Group

 Visitors are welcome. If you wish to become a member the dues are $20 year

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Join the Heritage Genealogical Society! 

      Welcome to the Heritage Genealogical Society web page.  Our mission is researching and documenting the Families of Lenoir, Greene and Jones Counties North Carolina.  Our Membership is open to those who are both local and out of town/state. Our immediate goal is to publish a Quarterly Newsletter, and we hope with member participation to eventually turn that into a Quarterly Journal.   Please visit the links below to learn more about HGS.

Announcement
Heritage Genealogical Society Family History Weekend
History Programs, Research, Photo Displays, and Networking
Friday June 21 and Saturday 22, 2013

The weekend will include history programs, research, family history photo displays, and networ
king.
Sponsored by Heritage Genealogical Society
 in Partnership with:Lenoir Community College
Visit Kinston/Tourism Development Authority

Wilson Library at UNC-Chapel Hill
Kellenberger History Room at the New Bern-Craven County Public Library


This special weekend is a way for everyone to have time to meet, visit, and learn more about the families they are researching. It is open to everyone who has an interest in genealogy and who would like to learn more about their family history. Other genealogy and historical organizations throughout Eastern North Carolina are welcome to attend and have a free info table at the Saturday event.

SPEAKERS

Victor T. Jones, Jr., will present “TheGerman Palatines and Swiss Settlers of 1710” which focuses on what motivated them to leave Europe, settle in the new land called Carolina, their experiences in the founding of New Bern, the ensuing Tuscarora War, and their migration to surrounding counties during the past 300 years. Mr. Jones is the special collections librarian, at the Kellenberger History Room, New Bern-Craven County Public Library.


Ranita Gaskins
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librarian at Heritage Place for twenty-one years, who will talk about the many genealogical and historical resources including microfilmed holdings, online resources, picture and vertical files, extensive family histories, civil war and colonial records, cemetery surveys, and other items available in the collection to assist you in your family history research. The second presentation will be by Jason Tomberlin, special collections librarian, at the Wilson

Jason Tomberlin, special collections librarian, at the Wilson Library at UNC-Chapel Hill who will talk about the collections that are available for research and how to access them. He will highlight the North Carolina, the Rare Book, the Southern Folk life, and the Southern Historical Collections and how they are beneficial in genealogical research. The HGS is hosting a trip to the Wilson Library on August 13th, 2013.

SCHEDULE

Friday June 21 6:30 Dinner and Presentation on “The German Palatines and Swiss Settlers of 1710” which focuses on what motivated them to leave Europe, settle in the new land called Carolina, their experiences in the founding of New Bern, the ensuing Tuscarora War, and their migration to surrounding counties during the past 300 years. Mr. Jones is the special collections librarian, at the Kellenberger History Room, New Bern-Craven County Public Library. After the presentation, the Visit Kinston-Tourism Development Authority will host a dessert and coffee reception. Pre-paid dinner event-Reservations are required by Monday, June 17th and are $13 per person.

Saturday, June 22  at 10am,  at the Heritage Place Library and Museum at Lenoir Community College (231 Hwy 58 South, Kinston) with a presentation by Ranita Gaskins, librarian at Heritage Place for twenty-one years, who will talk about the many genealogical and historical resources including microfilmed holdings, online resources, picture and vertical files, extensive family histories, civil war and colonial records, cemetery surveys, and other items available in the collection to assist you in your family history research.

The second presentation will be by Jason Tomberlin, special collections librarian, at the Wilson Library at UNC-Chapel Hill who will talk about the collections that are available for research and how to access them. He will highlight the North Carolina, the Rare Book, the Southern Folklife, and the Southern Historical Collections and how they are beneficial in genealogical research. The HGS is hosting a trip to the Wilson Library on August 13th, 2013.

NOON- Lunch Subway pre-paid box lunch is available for $6 per person and will be served at Heritage Place.

AFTERNOON will be available until 4 for research  and sharing.

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Friday Evening Meal $13
Saturday Boxed lunch $6.00

If you would like to attend the dinner and/or Sat. Boxed lunch, please send a check payable to:

 HGS
 P. O. Box 6204
 Kinston, NC 28504

 

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Kay Ogle

Laura Spence
Dennis Jones

       
       
       
       

                                               Meeting Schedule for 2013

It is going to be an exciting year for Heritage Genealogical Society with interesting programs, field trips and social gatherings.  An effort is being made to include the out of town members of HGS so there will be day meetings on a Saturday from 10am till 4pm twice a year.  Also invited to attend these informative meetings are members of other genealogy organizations around the state. Heritage Place, home of HGS, is located in the main library at the Lenoir Community College in Kinston, North Carolina.  Heritage Place is a special genealogy and history research facility that offers many resources to help further your family research.  HGS members and LCC staff will greet you as friends and will be glad to extend a hand of welcome.  All regular meetings (2nd Thursday night) are in Heritage Place at Lenoir Community College in Kinston
January
6:30
Meeting

February 14
6:30 Meeting

March 14
7:00     Program - Jan Barwick, Director of VisitKinston
7:45    Business Meeting
8:00 to 9:00     Research and/or networking

April 11
7:00 Program – Court House Resources for Genealogy Research  - Prep information for field trip to Lenoir County Court House on April 16 -  Speaker Charles “Robby” Grant
7:30      Business Meeting
7:45 to 9:00 Research and/or Networking                                          
16 Tue     Field Trip to Lenoir County Courthouse -  Coordinator Charles “Robby” Grant

May 9
 7:00    Program – Guide to County Records in the NC Archives – Dennis Jones
 7:30      Business Meeting
 7:45 to 9:00        Research and/or Networking
May 15 Wed   Field Trip to NC Archives – Dennis Jones Coordinator


June 13
7:00 Business Meeting
7:45 to 9:00
      Research and/or networking
June 22 Sat.      10 to 4 – HGS Semi-Annual Meeting is a special Saturday daytime meeting for our out of town members and any people interested in Genealogy.  This is also a time for networking with people from other Genealogy organizations. The Saturday daytime meeting provides a five hour period with a program, time to work on your Geneology research and the opportunity to meet new people that may be kinfolk.  Watch for future announcements.

July 11
7:00   Importance of Cemetery Research and Updates – Kay Ogle
7:45   Business Meeting
7:30 to 9:00   Research and/or Networking

August 8
 7:00    Program – Research at UNC's Wilson Library  Speaker David French
 7:45   Business Meeting
 7:45 to 9:00     Research and/or Networking
August 13      Field Trip to Wilson Library at UNC -  coordinator David French  (For those that want more time an overnight trip is being planned or one may choose to just go for the day)

September 12
7:00    Program – John Lawson Legacy Day –Speaker Rebecca Hill
7:45     Business Meeting
7:45 to 9:00   Research and/or networking

October 10
7:00       Program “Old Dobbers” Web Site – Speaker Martha Marble 
7:45     Business Meeting
7:45 to 9:00    Research and/or networking
October 19     10 to 3 – HGS Semi-Annual Meeting is a special Saturday daytime meeting for our out of town members and any persons interested in Genealogy to attend.  This is a time for networking with people from other Genealogy organizations. The Saturday daytime meeting provides a five hour period with a program, time to work on your Geneology research and the opportunity to meet new people that may be kinfolk.  Watch for future announcements

November 14
7:00      Program  “How to research DAR Records  Speaker Carolyn McCully
7:35     Business Meeting
7:45 to 9:00       Research and/or networking

December 12
Christmas Party ........ Watch for future announcements

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                                                               Martha  Mewborn Marble

The Heritage Genealogical Society would like to thank Martha  Mewborn Marble  for her outstanding contributions throughout the years to the genealogical research of the families of the our communities and her generosity in sharing that information with others.

THANK YOU!

Heritage Place at Lenoir Community College
A center for genealogical and historical research
(
located in the main library)
 Home to Heritage Genealogy Society

Meetings are held the second Thursday of every month, at Heritage Place Library, from 7:00-9:00 PM, visitors are always welcome.

Membership dues are $20.00 annually (January to December), or $30.00 for a family membership. $5.00 from each annual membership will be donated to Heritage Place Library  for the purpose to purchase books or materials that will aid in the research of genealogy.

We are affiliated with the
"Old Dobbers" and "Historical Preservation Group" websites, and they represent our online databases. There is quite a bit of great information already on these websites, so make sure you visit them soon.

We have many great things planned for the coming year, so why not come and research with us!!!

Please visit Heritage Place via the internet -http://heritage.lenoircc.edu/heritageplace/index.htm

Publications available to help in your research

Jones County Cemetery Book I
Jones County Cemetery Book II
Jones County Cemetery Book III

$35.00* Book ~ $15.00* CD
click here for more info.
Jones County Cemetery Book ~ Volume One INDEX
*
price includes shipping

 

 

US Gen Web Archives

Family Search.org  -Family History & Genealogy Records

Cyndi's List Of Genealogy Sites on the Internet

North Carolina State Archives

Library of Congress

   

   
 

Our Databases

Old Dobbers (Greene and Lenoir County)


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THANK YOU TO

All the contributors of the
Old Dobbers websites for all you do.
 
Heritage Place Library, at Lenoir Community College
 for giving us a place to call home.

Pitt County Family Researchers
 for their advice and support

 The Historical Preservation Group
 for sharing the vision!!!

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