All AGS activities and events are open to visitors.

We hope you’ll come join us!

We meet on the fourth Tuesday of every month except December, from 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm. Meetings typically include time to get acquainted with other researchers, announcements and notification of upcoming activities. Meetings also feature a speaker on a genealogical topic.

Meetings are held at Highland Park Baptist Church, 5206 Balcones Dr, Austin, 78731.

AGS Monthly Meeting – February 2017 @ Highland Park Baptist Church
Feb 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
AGS Monthly Meeting - February 2017 @ Highland Park Baptist Church | Austin | Texas | United States
Organizing Your Research: Making Molehills out of Mountains Do you LOVE the research part of genealogy but DREAD the next step of data-entry and organizing your findings? You are NOT ALONE! Organization allows you to (more...)

Mar 7 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
AGS DNA Special Interest Group @ PoK-e-Jo’s BBQ | Austin | Texas | United States
Chapter 1 will be covered Meetings will be based on the book: Genetic Genealogy in Practice by Blaine T. Bettinger and Debbie Parker Wayne You need to obtain this book, as it will be our (more...)

AGS Writing SIG @ BuildASign
Mar 9 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
AGS Writing SIG @ BuildASign | Austin | Texas | United States
Purpose of the SIG: Provide a support structure to those attending for recording family histories – including family interviews, memoirs or stories based on research.
Taming the Digital Tiger @ North Village branch, Austin Public Library
Mar 25 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Taming the Digital Tiger @ North Village branch, Austin Public Library | Austin | Texas | United States
Taming the Digital Tiger Understanding and managing your digital process is important to a genealogy project’s success. Taming the digital tiger means learning to find, analyze, and file all those images and documents that are (more...)

AGS Monthly Meeting – March 2017 @ Highland Park Baptist Church
Mar 28 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
AGS Monthly Meeting - March 2017 @ Highland Park Baptist Church | Austin | Texas | United States
Tracking Down Your Ancestors Without Leaving Town The Austin area is full of places to search for your ancestors, even ones who never lived in Austin. Join Teri as she hunts for family members using (more...)

Apr 4 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
AGS DNA Special Interest Group @ PoK-e-Jo’s BBQ | Austin | Texas | United States
Chapter 2 will be covered Meetings will be based on the book: Genetic Genealogy in Practice by Blaine T. Bettinger and Debbie Parker Wayne You need to obtain this book, as it will be our (more...)

Intermediate Genealogy Concepts @ North Village branch, Austin Public Library
Apr 10 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Intermediate Genealogy Concepts @ North Village branch, Austin Public Library | Austin | Texas | United States
Intermediate Genealogy Concepts Learn intermediate research concepts such as the FAN Club principle (Friends, Associates, Neighbors) also called “cluster research,” using maps to understand and analyze your research, and will conclude with a case study demonstrating these concepts with real examples. (more...)

AGS Writing SIG @ BuildASign
Apr 13 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
AGS Writing SIG @ BuildASign | Austin | Texas | United States
Purpose of the SIG: Provide a support structure to those attending for recording family histories – including family interviews, memoirs or stories based on research.
AGS Monthly Meeting – April 2017 @ Highland Park Baptist Church
Apr 25 @ 6:30 pm – 8:30 pm
AGS Monthly Meeting - April 2017 @ Highland Park Baptist Church | Austin | Texas | United States
Who are the Wends? Weldon Mersiovsky could be summed up in one Wendish word, Radyserb, which means “glad to be a Wend.” While he knew he was Wendish when a young man he did not (more...)

As a complement to our 2017 Seminar with Thomas W. Jones, we are offering 2 Friday workshop options. Workshop #1 – Census, Census-Substitute, and Name-List Strategies: Analysis, Interpretation, and Correlation Purposes of censuses and census substitutes; (more...)