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Minutes of Board Meetings 2016-2015-2014
(In Reverse Chronological order)


Old New Hanover Genealogical Society
Board Meeting
New Hanover County Public Library, North Carolina History Room
3:00 pm
1-27-17

Present:  Jennifer Daugherty (Vice President); Charlotte Fetterman (Past President); Marjorie Cuzzocrea (Recording Secretary); Michael Whaley (Member at Large); Linda Lashley (Historian); Joseph Sheppard (Courier Editor) and Peter Ambler (Web Master).

Jennifer called the meeting to order and began with a discussion on programs for the remainder of the year:
- February 13th General Meeting will be at the bottom of this page. 
- March 13th Carla Saratt will speak on “Selfie Publishing”.  This is a how to do self- help publishing. 
- April 10th will be Stuart Dunaway speaking on Map Making.  In particular - Sauthier Maps.  -
- May 20 or May 27th will be picnic at the Latimer House.  Travis Gilbert is the Office Manager and Tour Guide will be Carol Bragale.  Catered by Jesters which needs to be pre-paid.  We will need to get permission from First Presbyterian Church for parking. 

The Board Meeting Minutes for 8-22-16 were emailed and accepted as received.  There was no Treasurers Report. 

Under the topic of book sales, it was discussed that we need to order Joe Sheppards books on St.Thomas Parish Baptisms 2015, Dowers of New Hanover County and Brunswick County Deeds and Wills 2014. 

Jennifer will send the Newsletter before the next meeting.  The Courier needs contributors.  If you have any interesting topics on early New Hanover County, please contact Joseph or Jennifer.   There was a discussion on having the General Meeting at the Main Library versus the Northeast Library.   Some of the points were lighted parking, fewer steps and upstairs door at the main library cannot be left open.  Michael Whaley volunteered to stand guard at the door but no decision was made.  

It was noted that Beverly Tetterton and Dan Camacho published “A Brief History of New Hanover County 2016”.
It is available at the Chamber of Commerce and other places. 

Jennifer announced that the Star News is changing their way of publicizing our meeting, but we are still emailing to other newspapers. 

The meeting was adjourned at 4:15 pm.

The next General Meeting will be February 13, 2017 at 6:30pm on the third floor at the Main Library.   The program will be presented by Diane Richard.  It will concern the digitized Freedman’s Bureau Records which will give African-Americans another source for research.

The next Board Meeting will be Friday, March 10, 2017 at 3:00pm in the North Carolina History Room at the main library.  

Respectfully submitted by,
Marjorie F. Cuzzocrea, Recording Secretary


Old New Hanover Genealogical Society - Board Meeting
New Hanover County Public Library, North Carolina History Room
4:00 pm - 8-29-16

Present:  Beverly Tetterton (President); Jennifer Daugherty (Vice President); Carolyn Corbett (Membership Secretary); Marjorie Cuzzocrea (Recording Secretary); Ann Hutteman (Parliamentarian) and Millie Elledge (Treasurer).

Special meeting called to order by Beverly to discuss by-law changes as presented by AnnHutteman, Parliamentarian.  The changes were reviewed by those present.  Millie Elledge made a motion that the updated by-laws be accepted.  This was seconded by Carolyn Corbett.  The by-law changes will be presented at the September 12, 2016 General Meeting and afterwards placed on the website.  It will be voted on by the membership in the October 10th meeting. 

The meeting was adjourned at 5:00 pm.

The next General Meeting will be Sept 12, 2016 at 6:30 pm on the third floor at the Main Library.   The program will be presented by Joseph Sheppard, Part 2, Irish Roots.

The next Board Meeting to be announced.

Respectfully submitted by, Marjorie F. Cuzzocrea, Recording Secretary


Old New Hanover Genealogical Society Board Meeting
New Hanover County Public Library, North Carolina History Room
8-22-2016 - 4:00 pm

Present:  Beverly Tetterton (President); Jennifer Daugherty (Vice President); Charlotte Fetterman (Past President); Carolyn Corbett (Membership Secretary); Marjorie Cuzzocrea (Recording Secretary); Millie Elledge (Treasurer); Michael Whaley (Member at Large); and Peter Ambler (Web Master). 

Beverly called the meeting to order.  The Board Meeting Minutes for 6-13-16 were emailed and accepted as received.  Carolyn recorded 1 new member which keeps the membership at 175.  Millie brought the current mail from the Post Office that included magazines that members had donated.  Peter Ambler reported that there had been a few requests to the website, some of which were in Japanese.  There have been no books requested over the summer.  

There was discussion on the programs for the coming year:
-  For October, a beginning Genealogy 101, 102 and 103 on three different evenings, possibly October 10th, 17th, and 24th.  Beverly is planning these. 
- November 14th, a possible lecture on the Sauthier 18th Century Maps, presented by Stuart Dunaway. 
-December 12th, we are looking into having the Christmas party at the Latimer House, with the speaker on research from the Latimer House archives.  

For future meetings, we would like to get a researcher from the State Library to identify photos and  also someone to speak on architecture and fashion.  Jennifer will be sending a newsletter to announce the final program.

Old Business– Beverly called a meeting on 8-29-16, at 4:00 pm in the North Carolina History Room.  The discussion will be on the upgrade of the bylaws and the slate of officers for the next term.

 The Clarendon Courier, which is published semi-annually, will be announced at a later date.

The meeting was adjourned at 5:00 pm.

The next General Meeting will be Sept 12, 2016 at 6:30pm on the third floor at the Main Library.   The program will be presented by Joseph Sheppard, Part 2, Irish Roots.

The next Board Meeting will be August 29, 2016 at 4:00pm in the North Carolina History Room at the main library.   By-Laws discussion.

Respectfully submitted by,
Marjorie F. Cuzzocrea, Recording Secretary


Old New Hanover Genealogical Society Board Meeting
New Hanover County Public Library, North Carolina History Room
4:00 pm 6-13-16

Present:  Beverly Tetterton (President); Jennifer Daugherty (Vice President); Charlotte Fetterman (Past President); Carolyn Corbett (Membership Secretary); Marjorie Cuzzocrea (Recording Secretary); Millie Elledge (Treasurer); Joseph Sheppard (Courier Editor); and Peter Ambler (Web Master).

Beverly called the meeting to order.  The General Meeting Minutes for 3-21-16 were emailed and accepted as received. Carolyn recorded 3 new members, which brings us to 175 members.

Millie emailed the current Treasurers Report.  Following a discussion of the report it was decided to send a $50 donation to St. Pauls Church where we had our picnic.  Millie also said there are three accounts with the post office, mostly concerning The Courier.  The amount of book sales is reflected in the Treasurers Report.  It was decided that we need to have a less expensive meal for our picnic next year.  Also, the category Lifetime Membership is no longer possible for our organization.  Those who have a Lifetime Membership currently will retain them.

Jennifer discussed possible programs which will be held at the downtown main library for various reasons. 

The first will be September 12, 2016 and the speaker will be Joseph Sheppard, who will present part 2 of the Irish Genealogy Program at 6:30 pm.  Possibilities for the months of October and November were discussed, but Jennifer is still working on them.  In December we will have a party and January 2017 we will have an election for new officers.  Jennifer also talked about a day trip to the archives in Raleigh to do research and have lunch.  This will be decided on later.  The Courier’s current issue will be published in August.  The other discussion concerned the by-laws and a nominating committee, which Beverly is in the process of forming.

The meeting was adjourned at 5:00 pm.

The next General Meeting will be Sept 12, 2016 at 6:30pm on the third floor at the Main Library.  The program will be presented by Joseph Sheppard, Part 2, Irish Roots.
The next Board Meeting will be August 22, 2016 at 4:00pm in the North Carolina History Room at the main library.  

Respectfully submitted by,
Marjorie F. Cuzzocrea, Recording Secretary


Old New Hanover Genealogical Society Board Meeting
New Hanover County Public Library, North Carolina History Room
4:00 pm  3-21-16

Present:  Beverly Tetterton (President); Jennifer Daugherty (Vice President); Charlotte Fetterman (Past President); Carolyn Corbett (Membership Secretary); and Marjorie Cuzzocrea (Recording Secretary); Millie Elledge (Treasurer); Joseph Sheppard (Courier Editor).

Beverly called the meeting to order.  The General Meeting Minutes for 2-14-16 were emailed and accepted as received.  Beverly suggested that we only announce the total number of people present at the meeting versus members and guests.  We all agreed.  Millie said there was no current Treasurer's Report, however, Carolyn sent 75 cards to those who have not renewed their membership.
 
The April 11th meeting will be presented by the Lost Colony Foundation, for which the library will give us $400 to cover expenses and the ONHGS will provide refreshments.  Jennifer has been having difficulties communicating with this organization and will try to get in touch through various means. 

The May 21st picnic will be at the St.Paul’s Episcopal Church with a tour of the Church and a talk by Glenn Tetterton on “German Ancestry”.  Beverly appointed Carolyn and Jennifer to make plans for the picnic. 

The Courier:  Jennifer and Joe stated the current issue went to press last week and will be sent out soon. The Newsletter continues to be emailed with printed copies being sent to the 10 people who currently do not have email.

New Business:  David French from the First Families of North Carolina asked us to notify our members of their meeting coming up next month and we decided to send out an email. 

A moment of remembrance was taken for Nancy Hoyt, a former member-at-large of the ONHGS Board, who passed away and will be greatly missed.

The meeting was adjourned at 5:15 pm.

The next General Meeting will be April 11, 2016 at 6:30pm at the NE Library, David Paynter Room.  The program will be presented by the Lost Colony Foundation.

The next Board Meeting will be June 13, 2016 at 4:00pm in the North Carolina History Room at the main library.  

Respectfully submitted by,
Marjorie F. Cuzzocrea, Recording Secretary


Old New Hanover Genealogical Society Board Meeting
New Hanover County Public Library, North Carolina History Room
4:00 pm 1-25-16

Present:  Beverly Tetterton (President);  Jennifer Daugherty (Vice President); Charlotte Fetterman (Past President); Carolyn Corbett (Membership Secretary); and Marjorie Cuzzocrea (Recording Secretary). Michael Whaley, Nancy Hoyt and Ann Hutteman have been ill and will be sent cards.

Beverly called the meeting to order.  The General Meeting Minutes for 1-11-16 were read and accepted with a few corrections.  The Treasurer emailed the year-end financial report for 2015-16 at a prior time. 

There was a discussion about the responsibility of book orders.  The ones that arrive at the post office will be taken care of by Millie and the ones arriving by email will be taken care of  by Carolyn and Jennifer at the present time. 

Future programs will be
- February 22, 2016, Emily Gore. 
- April 11, 2016 will be Roanoke Colony DNA speaker, possibly. 
- March 14, 2015 will be Joseph Sheppard, “Research Irish Roots”. 

The newsletter cost us no expense as Jennifer sends it to people not on the email list only.  There are only 10 currently being sent. 

The Courier:  Jennifer and Joe will send out the current issue in a couple of weeks.

Carolyn reports there are 178 members and 4 new members of ONHGS. 
Beverly is forming a nominating committee for new officers. 
The National Genealogical Society will meet in Raleigh, NC in July 2017.  We hope there will be a group from our society to attend.

The meeting was adjourned at 5:20 pm.

The next General Meeting will be February 22, 2016 at 6:30 pm at the NE Library, Paynter Room.  Emily Gore,
Director of Content for the Digital Public Library of America, will speak on “Using DPLA for Genealogical Research”. 

The next Board Meeting will be March 21, 2016 at 4:00 pm in the North Carolina History Room at the main library.  

Respectfully submitted by, Marjorie F. Cuzzocrea, Recording Secretary


Old New Hanover Genealogical Society Board Meeting
New Hanover County Public Library, North Carolina History Room
November 30, 2015 - 4:00 pm

Present:  Beverly Tetterton (President);  Jennifer Daugherty (Vice President); Charlotte Fetterman (Past President); Marjorie Cuzzocrea (Recording Secretary); and Joseph Sheppard (Courier Editor).

Beverly called the meeting to order.  The General Meeting Minutes for 11-9-15 had been previously emailed and accepted.  The Treasure r emailed the year-end financial report for 2014-15 at a prior time. 

There was a discussion of the food to bring for the Holiday Party.  Marjorie: 2 cheese-type  hors d’oeuvres .  Jennifer: relish tray.  Charlotte: sweet dessert.  Joe: snacky things.  Beverly:  anything requested.  Need to call Michael and others on what to bring. Please bring your own containers with name on bottom.  Jennifer will be at the library as early as 4-4:30 on the 14th.

Jennifer discussed the upcoming programs for 2016:  

  • January 11th, Jennifer will discuss Newspaper.com. 
  •  In February, The Digital Library of America will be discussed by Executive Director Emily Gore. 
  • March 14th, Joe Sheppard will give a lecture on Irish Records. 
  • April 11th, a possible speaker will be from the Lost Colony Group, with interest in the descendants of the Lost Colony through DNA research or Jon Schier who is the president of the Public Archeology Core. 
  • May 21st will be our year end picnic at St. Paul Lutheran Church where Ann Hutteman will give a history of the church and Glenn Tetterton will talk about German records.  Box lunches will be available. 

The Courier:  Joe stated he has 12 pages ready at this time, therefore, the second issue of the Clarendon Courier will be out before the end of December 2015.

The National Genealogical Society will meet in Raleigh, NC in July 2017.  We hope there will be a group from our society to attend.

The meeting was adjourned.

The next General Meeting and the Holiday Party will be December 14th from 6-7:30 at the NE Library, Paynter Room and there will be music, food and genealogical trivia such as How Many People Have Ancestors from which area?  Also, ten questions to be answered. 

The next Board Meeting will be January 25, 2016 at 4:00pm in the North Carolina History Room at the main library.  

Respectfully submitted by Marjorie F. Cuzzocrea, Recording Secretary


Old New Hanover Genealogical Society Board Meeting
New Hanover County Public Library, North Carolina History Room
4:00 pm 10-26-15

Present:  Beverly Tetterton (President);  Jennifer Daugherty (Vice President); Charlotte Fetterman (Past President); Marjorie Cuzzocrea (Recording Secretary); Michael Whaley (Member-At-Large);  and Joseph Sheppard (Courier Editor).

Beverly called the meeting to order. 
The General Meeting Minutes for 9-21-15 had been previously emailed and accepted. 
The Treasurer emailed the year-end financial report for 2014-15 at a prior time. 

Jennifer announced that Doctor Burke (a Professor at UNCW and Wesleyan College on line), who spoke to us on transcribing slave records in New Hanover County, will need verifiers for the research. 

Jennifer also reported the dates for the possible programs in 2016: 
- December 14, 2015 is the Christmas Party from 6-7:30 pm at the NE Library, Paynter Room, and we will have finger foods and genealogy trivia games.
- January 11, 2016 will be a class on The Genealogical Records at the Smithsonian. 
- February 8, 2016 will be Emily Gore, the Executive Director of the Digital Public Library of America. 
- A Saturday in May, Glenn Tetterton will speak about German Research at St.Paul's Lutheran Church and will include box lunches. 

The next issue of the Courier will be out in December. 

A recent large order for books from the East Carolina University Joyner Library has been received.   They will receive a 10% membership discount and free shipping.  This announcement led to the discussion of the book agreement between the library and ONHGS.   The original agreement was formed in 1989 with an update in 1993.  A copy of this agreement will be in the secretary’s files. 

The meeting was adjourned.

The next General Meeting is November 9, 2015 at the Northeast Library.  The Computer Group will be at 6:00 pm, run by Nancy Hoyt.  The program will begin at 6:30 pm and the speaker will be Bayless Brooks who will speak on “The Teach Family” in reference to Blackbeard.

The next Board Meeting will be November 30, 2015 at 4:00pm in the North Carolina History Room.  

Respectfully submitted by, Marjorie F. Cuzzocrea, Recording Secretary


Old New Hanover Genealogical Society Board Meeting
New Hanover County Public Library, North Carolina History Room
4:00 pm - 8-24-15

Present:   Jennifer Daugherty (Vice President); Charlotte Fetterman (Past President); Marjorie Cuzzocrea (Recording Secretary); Carolyn Corbett (Membership Secretary); Nancy Hoyt (Member-At-Large and Computer Interest Group); Michael Whaley (Member-At-Large); Peter Ambler (Web Master); and Joseph Sheppard (Courier Editor).

Jennifer called the meeting to order.  The General Meeting Minutes had been sent via email.

The Treasurer emailed the year-end financial report for 2014-15. 

Peter Ambler reported that ONHGS gets 1-2 likes per week on Facebook.   The website gets any new information that we put out. 

Jennifer reported a tentative listing of programs for the remainder of 2015.  They are:
- September 21st, Justine Roach who is the Law Librarian for NHCo Public Library who will speak on “How to Use Weslaw”, the title is “Legal Beagle Genealogy”.  
- October 12th , the speaker will be Jack McGeachey , the subject will be “How to Use the Census”. 
- November 9th will be Bayless Brooks who will speak on “The Teach Family” in reference to Blackbeard.  
- December 14th will be the Christmas Party from 6-8 in the North East Library, Paynter Room and will have finger foods and genealogy trivia games. 

Jennifer will send dates for 2016. 

The Courier is ready to be mailed. 

New Business:  There was a discussion of possible volunteer projects, one of which is that we could form an index for all Courier Editions.  Another would be that we could do our own digital Heritage Book.  Jennifer has inquired about a grant for this project.  

The meeting was adjourned.

The next General Meeting is September 21, 2015 at the Northeast Library.  The Computer Group will be at 6:00pm, run by Nancy Hoyt.  The program will begin at 6:30 pm and the speaker will be Justine Roach, Law Librarian for NHCo Public Library, “Legal Beagle Genealogy”.  

The next Board Meeting will be October 26, 2015 at 4:00pm in the North Carolina History Room.  

Respectfully submitted by, Marjorie F. Cuzzocrea, Secretary


Old New Hanover Genealogical Society Board Meeting
New Hanover County Public Library, North Carolina History Room
4:00 pm - 4-27-15

Present:   Jennifer Daugherty (Vice President); Charlotte Fetterman (Past President); Marjorie Cuzzocrea (Recording Secretary); Nancy Hoyt (Member-At-Large and Computer Interest Group).

Jennifer called the meeting to order.  There were no secretarial minutes or treasurers report.  

Jennifer told us the plans for the June 6th meeting in Burgaw at the Dallas Herring Library.  There was a discussion about the sandwiches which Jennifer and Carolyn Corbett will be working on.  Doctor Jon Bell will speak about the collection at the Dallas Herring Library. Lunch will be served on the Library veranda.  Please RSVP to Jennifer Daugherty at the Library @ 910-798-6305 or email jdaugherty@nhcgov.com.  Next General Meeting for the 2015-16 year will be September 21, 2015 with the 6:00 Computer Group and the 6:30 speaker at the NE Library.  Jennifer will let us know who the speaker will be. 

The newsletter needs to be sent twice a year around August 1st again in February.

Clarendon Courier will be mailed in June and also in December, two issues per year.  We discussed using Carolina Printing for mailing the Clarendon Courier.  Jennifer will send info by email to continue the discussion. 
  
There was no other business discussed.  Jennifer adjourned the meeting at 5:00 pm.

The Next General Meeting:  Saturday , June 6, 2015 - 11:00 -1:00 pm at the Dallas Herring Library, Burgaw, NC.  Speaker will be Doctor Jon Bell.

The next Board Meeting is scheduled for Monday,  August 24, 2015 at 4:00 pm in the NC History Room, Main Library.

Respectfully submitted by, Marjorie F. Cuzzocrea, Secretary


Old New Hanover Genealogical Society Board Meeting
New Hanover County Public Library, North Carolina History Room
1-26-15 - 4:00 pm

Present:   Beverly Tetterton (President); Jennifer Daugherty (Vice President); Charlotte Fetterman (Past President); Marjorie Cuzzocrea (Recording Secretary); Carolyn Corbett (Membership Secretary); Nancy Hoyt (Member-At-Large and Computer Interest Group); and Peter Ambler (Web Master).

Beverly called the meeting to order.

The Secretary’s Report of 12-01-14 was emailed and approved by the members.  The 1-12-15 General Meeting Minutes are not available as of yet, but there were approximately 47 people present.   The Treasurer’s Report was emailed and included the December 31, 2014 financial statement and the 2014 Book profit per financial statement and was accepted.  Online book sales are doing well. 

Joe Sheppard has transcribed the Baptismal Records of St.Thomas the Apostle Church 1845-1863 and presented a copy which will be added to our book list for sale. 

There was a discussion about the frequency of Board Meetings and it was decided the Board should meet every two months or so.  Jennifer inquired as to whether having a General Meeting every month was acceptable and the Board decided that would be fine when possible. 

Peter Ambler said that three or four new people have shown interest in the website. 

Jennifer presented the programs for the spring of 2015:

  • February 9, 2015:  6:30 pm NE Library - Henry Mintz, “Ask the Expert” Especially about the Civil War.  Please bring your questions about Civil War research.
  • March 9, 2015:  6:30 pm NE Library – Researching the “Least Known Records”; Stewart Dunaway.  Road, Bridge, and Mill Records as genealogical resources.  He has researched and compiled volumes for almost every county in the state.  Copies will be available for purchase.
  • March 9, 2015:  6:30 pm NE Library – Researching the “Least Known Records”; Stewart Dunaway.  Road, Bridge, and Mill Records as genealogical resources.  He has researched and compiled volumes for almost every county in the state.  Copies will be available for purchase.
    March 22, 2015:  Sunday 2-4 pm NE Library; Identifying and Dating Your Family Photographs with Maureen Taylor, the Photo Detective.  Some of her books are in the library.  Funds have been approved.
    April 13, 2015:  Post Civil War Records and Women; Angela Robbins Marrett, PhD.ONHGS received a grant from the NC Humanities Counsel for this.
    There will be no meeting in May
  • June 6, 2015: Saturday 11am – 1pm : Picnic at Pender County Library Annex, Dallas Herring Collection in Burgaw.  Lunch will be served on the Library veranda.  Please RSVP to Jennifer Daugherty at the Library @ 910-798-6305 or email jdaugherty@nhcgov.com.  There will possibly be car pools or a van rented.

Jennifer will be sending the newsletter on Wednesday, January 28, 2015.

Clarendon Courier has been mailed.  The printing of the Courier involves Jennifer, who deals with the P.O., Joe Sheppard picks them up from the printers and Michael Whaley puts the addresses on those to be mailed.  Copies to people who have not paid their dues have been mailed to the Library where they will be distributed according to our needs.
  
Other Business:
Linda Lashley had questions about whether to continue the scrapbook or not.  The Board decided the scrapbook should continue but be kept in a more limited fashion and Linda should be reimbursed for any money she spends for it.

Beverly adjourned the meeting at 5:00 pm.

The Next General Meeting:  February 9, 2015; 6:00 pm – Computer Interest Group, led by Nancy Hoyt, - 6:30 pm Henry Mintz; “Ask the Expert” Especially about the Civil War and please bring your questions.

The next Board Meeting is scheduled for April 27, 2015 at 4:00 pm in the NC History Room, Main Library.

Respectfully submitted by,
Marjorie F. Cuzzocrea, Secretary


Old New Hanover Genealogical Society
Board Meeting
New Hanover County Public Library, North Carolina History Room
4:00 pm
12-01-14

Present:   Beverly Tetterton (President); Jennifer Daugherty (Vice President) ; Charlotte Fetterman (Past President); Millie Elledge (Treasurer);
Marjorie Cuzzocrea (Recording Secretary); Carolyn Corbett (Membership Secretary);  Michael Whaley (Member-At-Large);
Linda Lashley (Historian) ; and Ann Hutteman (Parliamentarian).

Beverly called the meeting to order and announced that Ann Hutteman has agreed to be our Parliamentarian.

The Secretary’s Report of 11-10-14 was emailed and approved by the members. 
The Treasurer’s Report will be presented at the end of the year. 

- Online book sales are doing well.  There was a discussion about redoing some of the books but it was decided to continue them as they are. 
- A discussion continues about our mailing the Newsletter, printed at UNCW, and the Clarendon Courier, printed at Carolina Printing. 
- A clarification of the term Lifetime Memberships was made.  The cost is currently $225.00 for new members or existing non-lifetime members and will remain the same.
 
Programs:
December 6, 2014:  Holiday Party from 2-4 pm at Ann Hewlett Hutteman’s Home, Wilmington, NC.

January 12, 2015:  In the David Paynter Room, NE Library: at 6:00 pm Nancy Hoyt will lead the Computer Interest Group and at 6:30 Jennifer Daugherty will speak on "Genealogy and DNA: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly.”

February 9, 2015:  [Either] Henry Mintz ,“Ask the Expert” Especially about the Civil War, or
Paige Owens and her focus is on “How to Write Family Stories”.

March 9, 2015: Stewart Dunaway, who has published books about Road Records and unusual records in NC counties.

April 13, 2015: [Either] A program on changes in law for women after the Civil War, or a person who has written a
book on 'Free Press or Free Hand,' who is an expert on examining hand writing.

May 2015:  Jack McGeachy, who has transcribed court records and quarter sessions and has published a book about it.

June 2015:  Picnic at Dallas Herring Library in Burgaw.

There will be an additional program, possibly in March, in conjunction with another group.  The speaker will be Maureen Taylor known as the “Photograph Detective”.   She has a Masters in History and identifies clothing, hairstyles, etc. from the past.  It would be a two part workshop on two days.

Clarendon Courier is ready to publish the second half of the War of 1812 issue.

Other Business: Party at Ann Huttemans – The food was planned and everyone will contribute something and should plan to be there at 1:00 or 1:30 to deliver food.

Beverly adjourned the meeting at 5:35 pm.

The next Board Meeting is scheduled for January 26, 2015 at 4:00 pm in the NC History Room, Main Library.

Monday, December 8, 2014:  “History for the Holidays , 6:00-8:00 pm, NE Library.  Please come to help sell our books.

Respectfully submitted by,
Marjorie F. Cuzzocrea, Secretary


Old New Hanover Genealogical Society
Board Meeting
New Hanover County Public Library, North Carolina History Room
4:30 pm - 09-15-14

Present:   Beverly Tetterton (President); Jennifer Daugherty (Vice President) ; Charlotte Fetterman (Past President); Marjorie Cuzzocrea (Recording Secretary);
Joseph Sheppard (Courier Editor); Nancy Hoyt (Computer Interest Group); Michael Whaley (Member-At-Large) and Pete Ambler (Web Master) .  

Beverly called the meeting to order. 

The Secretary’s Report was emailed and was approved by the members.  The Treasurer’s Report to be emailed. 

Meetings: 

- 6:00 pm Computer Interest Group lead by Nancy Hoyt, will take place before all General Meetings.

- October  6th, 2014 at 6:30 pm in the David Paynter Room, at the NE Library.  
The speaker will be David Norris whose topic is “From Over Here to Over There: Researching Your World War I Ancestors “ . 
The meeting will be co-sponsored by the Friends of the New Hanover County Public Library.  

- November 10, 2014 at 6:30 pm in the David Paynter Room, at the NE Library the speakers will be Billy Koch and Christine Hockaday, Cape Fear Community College students. 
The topic will be “Slave Deeds of New Hanover County”.

- December 6, 2014  Holiday Party from 2-4 pm at Ann Hewlett Hutterman’s Home, 1213 Country Club Road, Wilmington, NC.

- January 12, 2015 , at 6:30 in the David Paynter Room, NE Library,  Jennifer Daugherty will speak on “Genealogy and DNA: The Good, The Bad, and the Ugly.

-February 9, 2015 “Story Telling”

Other dates will be March 9th and April 13th to be discussed at a later time.

In conjunction with the Library, Jennifer can get $1,000. 00 for a meeting next April or May with Maureen Taylor.  She has programs on learning to identify  ancestors in photographs.
Jennifer has many wonderful ideas for the coming year which will be decided in the future.

Jennifer presented the new format for the Newsletter, but it has to be cut to one sheet, front and back.  Beverly is going to contact Carolyn to see how many
members do not have email address so that we can possibly plan to cut down on our mailing.

The Clarendon Courier:
The current issue is at the printers. Volume 26, Number 1 will all be in black and white and will be approximately 34 pages. The topic will be the War of 1812 Records
in order to commemorate the anniversary. Number 2 will come out before the end of the year. Joseph is considering making a comprehensive and subject index.

Other Business:
Nancy Hoyt volunteered to advise beginners at the North Carolina History Room beginning Saturday, September 27, 2014.

Beverly adjourned the meeting at 6:00 pm.

The next Board Meeting is scheduled for December 1, 2014 at 4:30 pm in the NC History Room,Main Library.

Respectfully submitted by,Marjorie F. Cuzzocrea, Secretary


Old New Hanover Genealogical Society Board Meeting
New Hanover County Public Library, North Carolina History Room
4:00 pm - 07-15-14

Present:   Beverly Tetterton (President); Jennifer Daugherty (Vice President) ; Charlotte Fetterman (Past President);
Carolyn Corbett (Membership Secretary); Marjorie Cuzzocrea (Recording Secretary); Millie Elledge (Treasurer);  
Joseph Sheppard (Courier Editor); Nancy Hoyt (Computer Interest Group)  and Linda Lashley (Historian).  
Michael Whaley (Member-At-Large) and Peter Ambler (Web Master) were absent.

Beverly called the meeting to order. 

The Secretary’s Report was emailed and was approved by the members. 
The Treasurer’s Report :   Millie gave the financial statement and will email the report from January through June 30th. 

Beverly said that Duke University wants to copy our church records that we hold in our Library.  It was decided that they are to view them in our Library. 

Meetings: There are several speakers, topics and dates under discussion for the coming year.  
October  6th, 2014 at 6:30 pm in the David Paynter Room, at the NE Library, we have asked David Norris to speak about World War I
records and we will share this meeting with the Library.  
November 10, 2014 at 6:30pm in the David Paynter Room, at the NE Library the speakers will be UNC-W students studying Slave Deeds and Records.
December 6, 2014 tentative Christmas Party at 11:00 am in the Dallas Herring Library in Burgaw, in conjunction with the Pender County Library. 
January 12, 2015 the topic will be on DNA.
February 9, 2015 “Story Telling”
Other dates will be March 9th and April 13th to be discussed at a later time.
In conjunction with the Library, Jennifer can get $1,000.00 for a meeting next April or May with Maureen Taylor.
Jennifer also would like to plan an in-house Genealogy Fair as a 2016 workshop.

The Clarendon Courier: Joseph is hoping the current issue will go to press before the 31st of July.  It will be about the War of 1812. 
Joseph is also publishing a book of transcribed baptisms of St.Thomas Aquinas Catholic Church.  There are 80 pages.

Newsletter: Beverly would like us to consider doing the newsletter on email, but we do realize that some members are not into computers. 
The discussion was deferred.

New information available in the Familysearch.org according to Nancy Hoyt.

Beverly adjourned the meeting at 5:30 pm.

The next Board Meeting is scheduled for September 15, 2014 at 4:30 pm in the NC History Room, Main Library.

Respectfully submitted by Marjorie F. Cuzzocrea, Secretary


Old New Hanover Genealogical Society
Board /Committee Meeting
NE Branch of the NH County Library, Watkins Room 10:00 a.m.
04-12-14

Present: Charlotte Fetterman (Past President), Carolyn Corbett (Membership Secretary), Marjorie Cuzzocrea (Recording Secretary),
Peter Ambler (Web Master and Book Department), James Edwards (Past President and Computer Interest Group). 

Past President, Charlotte Fetterman, opened the ONHGS Board/ Committee meeting.

 The Secretary’s Minutes of the General Meeting were emailed and accepted as received.  There was no Treasurers Report. 
There was discussion of the prices of our pedigree charts.  We decided to keep them the same as before.

The discussion of the May 17th meeting where members will share Ancestor Charts on display continued.  There will be 13 participants. 
It was decided that the displays will be brought to the Oak and Pine Rooms on Friday, May 16th, from 1:30 to 4:30 pm. 
Jim will be there from 1:30-2:30,  Pete will be there from 2:30-3:30 and Marjorie from 3:30-4:30. 
Saturday, May 17th, will be the viewing from 9:30 to 3:30 with the pickup of projects from 3:30 to 4:30. 
There will be a special formal meeting to announce the election of the slate of officers for the coming two years at 1:30 pm on May 17th. 
This will be our 25th year celebration, there will be refreshments during the day.

We voted today, that the Committee will be dissolved in favor of the new board at the May 17th meeting.

At the end of the meeting, the nominating committee officially counted the ballots received by April 10th. 
The ballots were recounted at a later date and the results were the same.  The slate of officers were accepted with Michael Whaley as Member -at –Large.

After some discussion, Charlotte adjourned the meeting.

Respectfully submitted by Marjorie F. Cuzzocrea, Secretary


Old New Hanover Genealogical Society
Board /Committee Meeting
NE Branch of the NH County Library, Watkins Room 10:00 a.m.
02-08-14

Present: Charlotte Fetterman (Past President), Carolyn Corbett (Membership Secretary), Marjorie Cuzzocrea (Recording Secretary),
Peter Ambler (Web Master and Book Department), Jennifer Dougherty (Special Collections Librarian for NHC Public Library),
James Edwards (Past President and Computer Interest Group), Nancy Hoyt (Member-At-Large),
Beverly (Former Special Collections Librarian) and Glenn Tetterton ,  Michael Whaley (Former Member-At-Large), and  Millie Elledge (Treasurer) .

Past President, Charlotte Fetterman, opened the ONHGS Board/ Committee meeting.  Beverly Tetterton thanked us for the retirement card we sent her. 
She offered to give a talk on the person she used for research and she volunteered to be our next President of ONHGS.   
Jennifer Daugherty volunteered to be Vice President.   Mike Whaley offered to serve as a member-at-large. A motion was made for a nominating
committee to be formed consisting of Marjorie Cuzzocrea, Carolyn Corbett and Jim Edwards.  This was seconded and accepted.  There will also
be a review of the 2005 By-Laws and the 2009 Addendum.  The nominations will be completed by March 1, 2014 and the ballot presented
at the March 15th meeting.   

The secretary’s report for the January 18, 2014 General Meeting was handed out and corrections are to be made.   
The financial statement for December 31, 2013 and the 2013 book sales record were handed out by Millie Elledge. 
She also stated that Mr. Sidbury’s money had been placed in a lifetime account from which we draw money. 
There was discussion for the need to be audited each year.    

Programs:  Gary Green, Lieutenant Colonel U.S.A.F. Retired, will speak March 15, 2014 on “Utilizing Military Records for Lineage Research” at 2:00 p.m.  A
t the May 16th and 17th meeting members will share Ancestor Charts on display.  Jennifer is making reservations for the Pine and Oak Rooms. 

Courier:  The Post Office was late sending the current Courier.  Millie had taken the money to the P.O. but they put it in the wrong account. 
The account costs $200.00 per year.

New Business:    Jennifer Dougherty reiterated that we may keep ONHGS Archives in Library.  She also will reserve any room for us at
either library and suggested finding volunteers for Genealogy one day a week.  After some discussion, Charlotte adjourned the meeting.

The next General Meeting is March 15, 2014 Pine Room; 1:30 p.m. Computer Group, 2:00p.m.

The next Board /Committee Meeting: April 12, 2014; 10:00 a.m. - Watkins Room, NE Library.

Respectfully submitted by,

Marjorie F. Cuzzocrea, Secretary


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