15 2015

What's In A Name? Trouble!

1:30PM - 3:30PM  

Godfrey Library 134 Newfield Street
Middletown, CT 06457

Contact Gail Reynolds


The Jewish Genealogical Society of Connecticut presents noted Jewish Genealogist Ron Arons, who will speak about genealogical identities on Sunday, March 15, 2015 at 1:30 at Godfrey Memorial Library, 134 Newfield Street, Middletown, CT.

Ron will use the Genealogical Proof Standard to show how identities can be merged and separated. In this example, five individuals, all with the same name, all born in the same general timeframe, and all living in the same place where one of the individuals lived or claimed to live, all found trouble, either in business or with women. Is this possible? If so, how? It defies probability and statistics. A fun set of stories about multiple unrelated men who just happened to share the same name and fate (trouble). A great demonstration of the Genealogical Proof Standard in action.

Ron Arons is an engineer and former marketing professional at high-tech companies who now works full time as a genealogist. He wrote the acclaimed book The Jews of Sing Sing.

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