Buffalo Irish Genealogical Society
19 July 2016
MEETING OPENED: 6:03 pm – President Ed Patton, presiding.
- Minutes: April minutes are posted on the website. They are approved without additions or corrections
- Treasurer's Report: The Treasurer's Report is to be posted on the website. It is accepted as written. Current balance stands at $2,669.86. Note: Despite our tax exempt status, we have been notified that we must collect sales tax on payments received for research services.
- Membership: No report
Railroad Records: Approximately 15,000 have now been processed. An additional 1,300 are partially completed. New files have been received from Pennsylvania. Many thanks to the volunteers who have taken on this task. Additional volunteers are welcome. Interested members please contact Donna Shine or Diane Blaser. Ancestry.com continues to seek access to this growing data base. Ed Patton is negotiating terms with them.
Annual Irish Festival: The location has been moved to the Outer Harbor in the old Tops warehouse.
PROGRAM: DNA data in genealogical research presented by Donna Shine and Ed Patton. This subject is sufficiently complex that members who are not already familiar with the process and the information generated are encouraged to seek the assistance of who are more experienced.
MEETING ADJOURNED: 7:50 pm
NEXT MEETING: Saturday - 1 October 2016 @ 10:30 am, 100 Lee St, Buffalo, NY
M. E. O’Grady-Fabinsky