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May 2019

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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May Monthly Meeting – Genealogy Tech Review by Rob Richardson

May 28 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Highland Park Baptist Church, 5206 Balcones Dr.
Austin, TX 78731 United States
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Yes, it’s time for a Genealogy Tech review! Member surveys in 2018 and 2019 showed that you really wanted a presentation focused on recent developments in genealogical software, online database tools, and DNA data analysis. Basically, you wanted to know how it all could be used to make your work more effective and more fun. You asked and we listened. This month our speaker, Rob Richardson, will reveal an array of new technologies available to the genealogist. These are the…

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June 2019

June DNA SIG Meeting

June 5 @ 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. The June topic will be clustering and/or genesis. Everyone is welcome. You don’t need to have tested your DNA to come and learn.

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June Writing SIG – NORTH AUSTIN

June 11 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
La Madeleine Arboretum – NORTH AUSTIN, 9828 Great Hills Trail #650
Austin, TX 78759 United States
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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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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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June Monthly Meeting – The Leeds Method of Color Clustering by Dana Leeds

June 25 @ 6:30 pm - 8:30 pm
Highland Park Baptist Church, 5206 Balcones Dr.
Austin, TX 78731 United States

The Leeds Method of Color Clustering: An Easy Way To Group DNA Matches To Identify Your Ancestors' Families Dana will discuss how to apply the Leeds Method of DNA clustering to your own DNA results. As effective as it is, the method does not require advanced computer skills nor an advanced knowledge of genetic genealogy. Everyone can use it and benefit, no matter their skill level. Since a previous knowledge of a test taker’s full family is not required, the…

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July 2019

July DNA SIG Meeting

July 3 @ 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.  July topic: Overview of My Heritage matching. Everyone is welcome. You don’t need to have tested your DNA to come and learn.

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July Writing SIG – SOUTH AUSTIN

July 9 @ 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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July DNA South SIG Meeting

July 17 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Querencia at Barton Creek, 2500 Barton Creek Blvd
Austin, TX 78735 United States

A new interest group focusing on DNA for those of us who want to work on DNA but can’t bear a 70-mile round trip to Parmer. The foundational meeting is at 7 p.m. July 17 at Querencia at Barton Creek, 2500 Barton Creek Blvd. 

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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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