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May 2019

Understanding and Applying the Genealogical Proof Standard by Carol Joiner

May 11 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
Little Walnut Creek Branch Library, 835 W Rundberg Ln.
Austin, TX 78758 United States
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Understanding and Applying the Genealogical Proof Standard by Carol Joiner This presentation discusses what the Genealogical Proof Standard is, why it was created and how it can improve your research. Each step is explained in detail and this is followed by a real world example. To register or for information contact Beverly Pritchett at Beverlygenea19@gmail.com.

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AGS / AGE Fourth Saturday Lab Class – Radical Research – How to Maximize YOUR Time on Location by Dianne Holley

May 25 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
AGE Computer Lab, 3710 Cedar St.
Austin, TX 78705 United States
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RADICAL RESEARCH  – How to Maximize YOUR Time on Location – (a different approach to recording and processing research) On-location: Find it. Source it. Record it, Back at your home computer: Process it. Analyze it. Report it With a smart phone or camera and a free PC application, you’ll learn a fast and efficient way to work through multiple sources, manage your findings, and create a useable reference for your project. This is a computer lab for AGS members only.…

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June 2019

AGS/AGE FOURTH SATURDAY Class

June 22 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
AGE Computer Lab, 3710 Cedar St.
Austin, TX 78705 United States

AGS/AGE Fourth Saturday Class Family Tree Maker Next Steps by Renee Lasswell Renee Lasswell (Family Tree superuser) will lead Family Tree Maker Next Steps, the second of four classes on Family Tree Maker. This class focuses on accessing merging data from internet sites. Members only. There is a $10 fee. Contact the organizer to register: dianne@cmemories.us

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July 2019

AGS 3rd Saturday Class – Railroad Maps

July 20 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
North Village Library, 2505 Steck Ave.
Austin, TX 78757 United States

AGS third Saturday class (10:30 a.m. July 20 at the North Village Public Library) will cover a new, and stimulating topic that leans on social history . . . railroad maps.  John Marostica leads a discussion on how to use maps of routes your ancestors may have travelled to find hints of where to look for them.  

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AGS/AGE FOURTH SATURDAY Class Family Tree DNA – “FTDNA” Results – Getting Started

July 28 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
AGE Computer Lab, 3710 Cedar St.
Austin, TX 78705 United States

You received the email that your FTDNA results are ready. Now what do you do? Join us in this class designed for the true beginner in getting started with FTDNA results. What you should know: Basic computer skills that include: keyboard familiarity, mouse uses (both left and right-click buttons), and Windows 7 or newer navigation/software application interactions. You must have taken the Family Tree  DNA test and received your results. You should know your Family Tree DNA username and password…

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August 2019

Researching Deed & Probate Records

August 17 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
North Village Library, 2505 Steck Ave.
Austin, TX 78757 United States

Researching Deed & Probate Records. Presented by Erin Garcia An overview of how deed and probate records can help your genealogy research. Includes an explanation of land descriptions (Public Land System Survey vs. Metes & Bounds). Review various websites that aid in deed/ land research. List and analyse the various components of probate records. The cost for this class will be $5 due to the extensive handout. Attendees must register and pay for the class by August 14th in order…

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AGS / AGE Fourth Saturday Class

August 24 @ 10:00 am - 12:30 pm
AGE Computer Lab, 3710 Cedar St.
Austin, TX 78705 United States
$10.00

AGS/AGE FOURTH SATURDAY CLASS AGE Computer Lab, 3710 Cedar St., Austin, TX 78705 Learn from Family Tree Maker Super User – Reneé Lasswell! LOCATION:  The Computer Lab at Austin Groups for the Elderly, 3710 Cedar St., Austin, TX 78705 This is the third in our annual series of Family Tree Maker lessons. You’ll build Building on previous classes that focused on navigating, starting a tree, and adding some of your data. Here you’ll learn how to access and merge into…

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September 2019

Third Saturday Class

September 21 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
North Village Library, 2505 Steck Ave.
Austin, TX 78757 United States

The September third Saturday workshop features John Marostica on "writing your family history." John has prepared a good list of resources. The Third Saturday Class ends with this session. Look for a new format coming in October!

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October 2019

Bring your computer and learn the DAR ancestor database/Third Saturday class

October 19 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
North Village Library, 2505 Steck Ave.
Austin, TX 78757 United States

Teresa Devine helps uncover the wealth of ancestral information in the organized Revolutionary War records of the Daughters of the American Revolution. The database contains lineage of a million "daughters." Could your ancestor be one of them? Even if you're not searching for a ancestor to represent you in a lineage society, there's an abundance of history to be found in this extensive collection. Learn how to access its relevant information.

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