Irish Special Interest Group
|The Irish Special Interest Group (I-SIG) meets four times a year in the Auditorium at St. Louis County Library Headquarters located at 1640 South Lindbergh.|
Click here for more information on Irish in St. Louis.
The city of St. Louis also provides some interesting information about Irish immigration to St. Louis. Click here to link to that page.
For details or questions about StLGS Irish-SIG, contact Kay Weber, I-SIG Leader at
Meetings for the StLGS Irish-SIG in 2019
Meetings, sponsored by the St. Louis Genealogical Society and co-sponsored by the St. Louis County Library, are held at the St. Louis County Library Headquarters. Meetings are held from 7:00 to 8:30 p.m. in the auditorium on the main floor.
Tuesday, 23 April 2019 Irish Emigration: Post-Famine to the early 1900s
It is commonly assumed the largest wave of Irish emigration occurred during the famine years. However, it was the post-famine years to the early 1900s that witnessed the greatest exodus from Ireland. Those brave souls formed the bulk of our Irish ancestors.
Featured Speaker: Gabrielle Woeltje
Tuesday, 23 July 2019 Using Social Media for Irish Research
Are you missing the great genealogical resources available through social media? Come explore the research opportunities in blogs, Facebook, and Twitter.
Featured Speakers: Laura Mackinson and Ilene Murray
Tuesday, 22 October 2019 Finding Irish Ancestors in the St. Louis Recorder of Deeds Office
The St. Louis (City) Recorder of Deeds office maintains many of the records needed to document your Irish roots. Marriage records go back to colonial times and there are some birth and death records prior to 1910. Additional records exist to help when imperfections, hiding places, and family stories have gone unexplored for decades.
Featured Speaker: Richard Buthod
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