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August 2019

August Writing SIG – NORTH AUSTIN

August 13 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
La Madeleine Arboretum – NORTH AUSTIN, 9828 Great Hills Trail #650
Austin, TX 78759 United States

The purpose of the Writing SIG is to support members in writing family histories and genealogical articles. We meet once a month and have dinner together while we discuss genealogical topics. Those of us that are ready read aloud our latest work. Come and get inspired with the rest of us! Open to members of AGS. You are welcome to purchase dinner (at your expense) but that is not required. We meet on the second Tuesday of the month (no…

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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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FGS (Federation of Genealogical Societies) 2019 Family Conference

August 21 - August 24
Omni Shoreham Hotel, 2500 Calvert St NW
Washington, DC 20008 United States

FGS (Federation of Genealogical Societies) 2019 Family Conference August 21-24 Hosted by the Federation of Genealogical Societies in cooperation with sponsoring local societies, corporate sponsors, and partner organizations, FGS 2019 offers a new full four-day format jam-packed with topics of interest to every genealogist. Whether you’re a beginner just starting to explore your family history or an old hand at research, the wide variety of new and inclusive topics offers something for you.

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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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August Monthly Meeting – “Second Cousin Twice Removed” presented by Teresa Devine

August 27 @ 6:30 pm - 8:00 pm
Highland Park Baptist Church, 5206 Balcones Dr.
Austin, TX 78731 United States

Half first cousin? First cousin once removed? Direct Line? Collateral Lines? Consanguinity? Understanding terms used in genealogy not only implies knowledge of definitions, but also implies we understand how those words fit into our research. Teresa Devine will examine relationship definitions and share examples of how those relationships apply to our family trees. Teresa Devine Teresa Devine began dabbling in family history research more than ten years ago, but didn’t get serious about genealogy until 2011 when her oldest living…

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September 2019

September DNA NORTH SIG Meeting

September 4 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Po-Ke-Jo’s Barbecue, 2121 W Parmer Lane
Austin, TX 78727 United States
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This SIG (Special Interest Group) focuses on how DNA is being used for genealogical research. Everyone is welcome. You don’t need to have tested your DNA to come and learn.

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September Writing SIG – SOUTH AUSTIN

September 10 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
La Madeleine Bakery and Cafe Sunset Valley – SOUTH AUSTIN, 5493 Brodie Ln.
Sunset Valley, TX 78745 United States

The purpose of the Writing SIG is to support members in writing family histories and genealogical articles. We meet once a month and have dinner together while we discuss genealogical topics. Those of us that are ready read aloud our latest work. Come and get inspired with the rest of us! Open to members of AGS. You are welcome to purchase dinner (at your expense) but that is not required. We meet on the second Tuesday of the month (no…

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Austin Gen SIG monthly meeting

September 12 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Quarry Branch, Austin Public Library, 7051 Village Center Dr.
Austin, TX 78731 United States
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Austin Gen SIG Genealogy interest group with interesting speakers and topics, meeting monthly. Join us as we explore, discuss and learn together. Check out the website for the latest schedule and topic.

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TSLAC 2nd Saturday Reading Room Research Workshop

September 14 @ 10:00 am - 5:00 pm
Texas State Library and Archives Commission, 1201 Brazos St.
Austin, TX 78711 United States
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Texas State Library and Archives Commission 2nd Saturday Reading Room Research Workshops Introduction to Newspaper Collections Reference staff will teach participants how to navigate the TSLAC newspaper collections and databases, how to find newspapers held by the Briscoe Center for American History (UT) and provide tips on searching the Portal to Texas History. When: 10 a.m. Where: Reference Reading Room/ TSLAC Presented by: ARIS staff Audience: Anyone interested in learning about TSLAC Resources. Free and open to the public.

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September DNA SOUTH SIG

September 18 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Querencia at Barton Creek, 2500 Barton Creek Blvd
Austin, TX 78735 United States

Join us on the south side of Austin to discuss how to use DNA in your genealogy research. Any skill level is welcome.This group is just getting started and has a less-complex level of questions. You don't have to have your DNA analyzed in order to attend..

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