Mission / Purpose

THE PURPOSE OF THE SOCIETY IS TO:

  1. Instruct in methods of research, documentation and recording of genealogies.
  2. Provide resources through our Library.
  3. Procure and maintain genealogical resources.
  4. Collect, index and file family records of members.
  5. Collect, develop, publish and disseminate genealogical information of interest to the membership and to the general public.

PRIMARY SOCIETY ACTIVITIES:

  1. Informative bi-monthly meetings, Fall to Spring.
  2. The publication of a quarterly, Virginia Tidewater Genealogy, in March, June, September and December.
  3. The Sale of TGS published books of local source materials.
  4. A computer lab is available to the public at our Library.


Operating Year: January - December 2024


Board of Directors
President: Karen McPherson
1st Vice president: Sharon Minter
2nd Vice President - Programs: Vacant
Recording Secretary: Mary Beth Dalton
Treasurer: Susan Jenks
Immediate Past President: Elizabeth Pierce
 
Appointed Offices
Corresponding Secretary/Media: Joan Edmonds
Historian & Hospitality: Shannon Redmond
Librarian: Merle Kimball
Library Volunteer Coordinator: Linda Miller
Publications: Susan Jenks
Quarterly Editor: Karen McPherson
Trip Coordinator: Peggy Lutton
 

Meeting Information

 

ALL MEETING ARE FREE
AND
OPEN TO THE PUBLIC
14415 Old Courthouse Way, Newport News, VA  23608
757-988-1055

SCHEDULE OF GENERAL MEETINGS—SATURDAYS AT 10:30 AM:

2024
January 20
March 16
May 18
September 14
November 16
 
NEXT BOARD OF DIRECTORS MEETING
Tuesday, February 13th, 3:00 pm

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Old Warwick County VA Courthouse

TGS is located in the 1884 Old Warwick County Courthouse Building

We take photographs at our meetings and occasionally at our library, which may be posted on our social media platforms, website, advertising or television programming. By attending, you are agreeing to be photographed and granting permission for your likeness to be used in these media.