Austin Genealogical Society Classes

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Aug
13
Sat
2016
Census Hurdles: Tips for Jumping Over Research Barriers @ Austin History Center
Aug 13 @ 10:30 am – 12:30 pm
Census Hurdles: Tips for Jumping Over Research Barriers @ Austin History Center | Austin | Texas | United States

Census Hurdles: Tips for Jumping Over Research Barriers

This program shares some tips and tricks for overcoming common and uncommon census research obstacles. Cari will cover topics such as language barriers, literacy, indexing errors, imaging errors, errors (accidental), and errors (intentional). Using examples, she will demonstrate each of these issues and suggest solutions for overcoming them.

Instructor:  Cari Taplin, CG

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

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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.