Freeborn County Genealogy Society
1033 Bridge Avenue
Albert Lea, MN 56007

These are a few pictures from our recent "Dream Trip" to Salt Lake City.

 7:00 p.m.  Meetings.
July 14: What’s in a Will. Ancestry Video
Aug 11: The Obituary Daily Times Index & the U.S. Obituary Collection. Ancestry Video
Sept. 8: My Personal Research Story & Introduction to the DVD, Women & Spirit: Catholic Sisters in America. Jane Maiden
Oct. 13: DVD: Women & Spirit: Catholic Sisters in America. Jane Maiden


Jul. 14: Roger Lonning
Aug. 11:
Ed & Virginia Plantage
Sep. 8:
Pat & Harold Hanson
Oct. 13:
Jan Hintermeister
Nov. 10:
Vickie Storlie
Dec. 8:
Christmas Party
Jan. 12:
Pat Mulso
Feb. 9:
Kaye Klukow
Mar. 9:
Lois Ahern

Freeborn County Historical Museum
Swiss Steak Fundraiser
Thursday, July 24, 2014
American Legion Post 56
142 North Broadway, A. Lea
4:30-7:00 p.m. Tickets are $9.00
Available at the Museum & at the door

FCGS Meeting Minutes

June 9, 2014

FCGS met at 6 PM for an indoor picnic (meal provided by Conger Catering). Twenty-three members and guests were present.

Vickie Storlie announced that there are researchers on Facebook who assist individual genealogists with dead ends and brick walls. Contact Vickie for more information.

Pat Mulso talked about her recent family reunion in St. Louis to meet the family of her previously lost and now found Gerhard. KSMQ TV in Austin interviewed Pat about her discovery of Gerhard for a documentary on immigration (to be aired in July).

New resource: A site with archived podcasts about family history research produced by a radio station in Salt Lake City.

Dessert provided by Carl Grandstrand.

Next meeting: Monday, July 14, 2014 @ 7 PM

Program: What’s in a Will?

Server: Roger Lonning

Respectfully submitted by
Lois Ahern, Secretary

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See the Library page for a research caution if you have ancestors from Plymouth County, Mass.

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