Austin Genealogical Society Classes

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Jul
9
Sat
2016
Intermediate Concepts (or a Refresher) in Genealogy @ Yarborough Branch, Austin Public Library
Jul 9 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Intermediate Concepts (or a Refresher) in Genealogy @ Yarborough Branch, Austin Public Library | Austin | Texas | United States

Intermediate Concepts in Genealogy

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

Instructor:  Cari Taplin, CG

Registration will open approximately  4 weeks prior to the class.

Aug
13
Sat
2016
A Tour Through Major Record Types @ Austin History Center
Aug 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
A Tour Through Major Record Types @ Austin History Center | Austin | Texas | United States

A Tour Through Major Record Types

There are certain record types that genealogists need to be sure to explore. This class will take students through a brief description of a variety of major record types such as the census, vital, land, tax, naturalization and church records. The class will also include some hands-on work with real-life case studies.

Instructor:  Cari Taplin, CG

There is a charge to park at the Austin History Center. Information can be found here

Registration will open approximately 4 weeks prior to the class.

Sep
12
Mon
2016
Beginning Concepts (or a Refresher) in Genealogy @ Old Quarry Branch, Austin Public Library
Sep 12 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
Beginning Concepts (or a Refresher) in Genealogy @ Old Quarry Branch, Austin Public Library | Austin | Texas | United States

Beginning Concepts (or a Refresher) in Genealogy

Learn how to get started (or get a refresher) on some basic genealogical concepts such as 5-steps to quality genealogy research, developing a beginning researching plan, gathering and organizing information, and some genealogical websites to use.

Instructor:  Cari Taplin, CG

Registration will open approximately 4 weeks prior to the class.
Oct
15
Sat
2016
More than Daughters: Using the DAR’s Genealogical Research System (GRS) @ Yarborough Branch, Austin Public Library
Oct 15 @ 10:30 am – 12:00 pm
More than Daughters: Using the DAR's Genealogical Research System (GRS) @ Yarborough Branch, Austin Public Library | Austin | Texas | United States

More than Daughters: Using the DAR’s Genealogical Research System (GRS)

The DAR has made more than a century’s worth of genealogical records accessible to all researchers. A variety of records have been digitized and made available through many databases and resources using the DAR Genealogical Research System (GRS). This presentation will help researchers understand how to access and search the GRS and how to evaluate the different types of records found within.

Instructor: Teresa B Devine, Lineage Research Committee, Andrew Carruthers Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR)

Registration will open approximately 4 weeks prior to the class.