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Troy, New York

The regular monthly meeting of the Troy Irish Genealogy Society was held on Thursday, December 18th, 2008 at the home of Jeanne Keefe. The following individuals were in attendance:

Kris Ayotte
Jeanne Keefe
Bill McGrath
Cathy McGrath
Lizette Strait
Donna Vaughn

The meeting was called to order at 6:45 p.m. by Kris Ayotte, President.

A motion was made by Donna Vaughn and seconded by Jeanne Keefe to approve the minutes of the November 2008 meeting. The motion passed. The minutes have been published on the TIGS website.



Cathy McGrath presented the Treasurer’s report. Previous Balance = $1092.38, Deposit of $93.30 dues and raffle, paid $27.70 to Kris Ayotte for Victorian Stroll raffle, donation of $25 to IACC for use of room, current balance = $1160.88

The List Administrator, Brad Miter, reported that there are 199 list members.



The Salt Lake City trip item was tabled and will be presented again in the future. Kris Ayotte reported a lack of real interest at this time. Airline prices are proving to be an issue in getting a good overall price for the trip.

Bill McGrath reported on the status of the Rensselaer County marriage index project. Volunteers are still needed to complete the information for Volume 8. The grooms to MI in Voume 8 need lookups of number and date. Volume 9, there are 19 folders of grooms out and then we will be completed. The Brides are going out now. 5300 names all toll.

Bill Mc Grath reported that the Church Memorial Project is being worked on. To date Rebecca Rector, Donna Vaughn, Dick Boland and Kay Breaton are working on different churchs.



 Jeanne Keefe shared family books created on that she intends to give as Christmas gifts to her siblings.



 A motion was made by Cathy McGrath and seconded by Lizette Strait to adjourn the meeting. The motion was approved and the meeting adjourned.

Following the meeting the group held an informal Christmas Dinner consisting of items of food brought by member.

Respectfully submitted,

Kristin Ayotte, President for

Kathleen Brearton, Secretary



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