Friday, Sep 06, 2019 12:00p -
New England Historic Genealogical Society
99-101 Newbury Street
Boston, MA 02116
Lectures & Conferences
Resources of the Godfrey Memorial Library of Middletown, CT
Friday, September 6, noon - 1 PM
Presented by Albert E. Fiacre, Jr., Chair of the Board of Trustrees of Godfrey Memorial Library
American Ancestors Research Center, 99-101 Newbury Street, Boston, MA
The Godfrey Memorial Library of Middletown, Connecticut is a library dedicated to genealogical and family history research. Join Albert E. Fiacre, Jr. to learn about the history of the library, its collections, and the services they provide. Special focus will be given to the library's genealogical material, including unique items.
About our Speaker:
Albert E. Fiacre, Jr. , is the Chair of the Board of Trustees of the Godfrey Memorial Library and have been associated with the library since 2002 as a researcher, volunteer, Director of its Family History Center and board member. Fiacre's genealogical background includes work on numerous lineage applications, including DAR, SAR and Mayflower Society. In 2017, he published a genealogy of his maternal grandmother’s paternal family. This book was the 2018 winner of the National Genealogical Society’s annual competition for Best Genealogy and Family History. His particular areas of interest include early New England, New Jersey and German immigration into Pennsylvania research. Prior to retirement, Fiacre had a career in banking and finance and served as the Chief Financial Officer of two Connecticut banks. He received a BA degree from Middlebury College in 1972, a MBA degree from New York University in 1974 and in 2016 received a Certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University.