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By Michael S Sheaffer

Bucks County Genealogy Society


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Only 29 days until the 2016 Bucks County Ancestry Fair!

Save the date for the 10th Annual Bucks County Ancestry Fair: Saturday, November 12, 2016!

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Sponsored by the Bucks County Genealogical Society, the 2016 Bucks County Ancestry Fair will be held for the first time at the Bucks County Community College, Upper Bucks Campus in Perkasie!

Pre-Registration for the 2016 Bucks County Ancestry Fair is now open!


We are thrilled to announce that our 2016 Ancestry Fair will begin with a keynote address by The Legal Genealogist Judy Russell!  Her topic will beFrom Penn to Prothonotaries: Keystone State Law for Genealogists.

As always, the Ancestry Fair will present a great lineup of speakers on a variety of genealogical topics, exhibitors representing genealogical and historical organizations, businesses, and government agencies with products and services of interest to the genealogical community, and an exciting array of door prizes.  Admission to the Fair, including access to all lectures, will be $25.00 per person.

New features of this year’s Fair include:

  • Bigger classrooms
  • More time between lectures
  • Longer lunch break
  • Pre-registration
  • Boxed lunch options for pre-registrants

By pre-registering, you will be able to check into the fair without waiting in line to pay, simply by showing the admission ticket that will be emailed to you.  Pre-registrants can also order a box lunch for only $5.00.  Handouts from all speakers will be available online for download in advance of the Fair, for pre-registrants only.

To be notified by email when more information is available, please sign up for our mailing list at right.   Looking forward to seeing you on November 12!

Exhibitors Wanted!

Would your business or organization like to have a display table at the 2016 Bucks County Ancestry Fair?

For information, contact our Vendor Chair, Jeff Sipler

Volunteers Needed!

Are you willing to contribute a few hours of your time on November 12 to help make our 2016 Ancestry Fair a success? 

Please contact our Volunteer Coordinator, Peg Felter,

Sponsorship Opportunities

Your business or organization can purchase a business-card size ad for only $15.00, to appear in our program and on our Sponsors web page.  For more details, please contact our Director of Publicity, Cathy Ivins,


Sign up for our mailing list!

Click here to sign up for our Ancestry Fair mailing list.   You will receive periodic emails as we finalize our plans for the Fair.

Hotel Rooms:

We have reserved a block of rooms at the Hampton Inn, Quakertown, at a special rate for visitors to the Fair.  Clickhere for the details.

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