Main Meeting: Board Elections & Presentation on Sojourners - Who are they? How do you locate them? by RGS member Andrew Paris
6:45 PM - 8:30 PM Eastern
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General Meetings
Event Description
Sojourners - Who are they? How do you locate them? 

sojourner: a person who resides temporarily in a place that is not primarily their own 

See the research methods used to discover the journeys taken in the early 1900s from the communes of Italy to the counties of New York, USA. 

Learn the techniques utilized to find … 
● over 30 men 
● 7 different steamships 
● 15 different immigration manifests 
● multiple addresses … 
… and the common bond they share.

Andrew A. Paris - Biography 
Andrew Paris is a recent retiree of a 37-year career in the sectors of business and education. Both fields of work required skills related to data analysis, identifying trends and patterns, and synthesizing findings, which Andrew now applies to genealogical research. A strand of his research involving Italians from Celano, Italy was published in 2022.

Irondequoit Public Library & Zoom
1290 Titus Ave
Rochester, NY 14617

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Join us in-person at the Irondequoit Public Library or over Zoom.

RGS members, please access the Zoom link on the Members Login page.

Non-members, please access contact Bill Troicke at for access to the Zoom Link.
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