Durham-Orange Genealogical Society
Durham-Orange Genealogical Society
 
Announcements
 
Upcoming Meetings - We have published several of our upcoming meetings to our EVENTS page. 
  • Mar 4th, 2015 - 7pm - Stewart Dunaway will discuss the History of the Village of Chapel Hill
  • April 1st, 2015 - 7pm - David McCorkle will discuss NC Land Grants and his new Website
  • May 6th, 2015 - 7pm - Deborah Long, the President of the Triangle Jewish Genealogical Society will talk about the search for two cousins lost during the Holocaust using photos, materials obtained from obscure repositories, and family stories​​​
  • June 3rd, 2015 - 7pm - Take a tour of the Family History Center in Chapel Hill and learn about changes to the FamilySearch website
  • Aug 5th, 2015 - 7pm - D-OGS Annual Show and Tell - Genealogy Road Show x
  • Nov 4th, 2015 - 7pm - Rusty Edmister will discuss How to Capture Oral Histories of our loved ones through video
  • Dec 2nd, 2015 - 7pm - D-OGS Annual Birthday Party at Golden Corral
The Trading Path -  now available for download from the Members Download Files section of the website. Thanks to all of our volunteers for all the transcribing work they did to make this edition successful and informative!
 
The 2015 Writing Contest -  D-OGS is sponsoring two writing contests for 2015. We are accepting submissions for the Best Family History Article and the Best Find of 2014. Winners to receive prizes and publication in The Trading Path journal. Get your articles to the Trading Path editor by April 1st, 2015 for consideration - tradingpath@dogsnc.org. 
 
1920 Census Index - This has been published to our new website under the "Indexes" Link
 
Queries - Queries are now being published in our Forums Board. If you have a query to post, feel free to do so. If you would like to respond to a query, you can do so in our Forums section. 
 
Surname Page - We are starting with a fresh Surname Page. Please visit your member profile and enter the surnames you are researching. This is a great way to connect with other people researching your surname. You should take advantage of this!