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May 2019

May DNA SIG Meeting

May 7 @ 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. The May meeting will be a review of My Heritage DNA Tools.

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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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2019 AGS Seminar: TELLING YOUR ANCESTORS’ STORIES BY USING SOCIAL CONTEXT CLUES Featuring Dr. Michael Lacopo

May 17 - May 18
UT Commons, JJ Pickle Research Center, 10100 Burnet Rd, Bldg. 137
Austin, TX 78758 United States

TELLING YOUR ANCESTORS’ STORIES BY USING SOCIAL CONTEXT CLUES Featuring Dr. Michael Lacopo Austin Genealogical Society Annual Spring Seminar Featuring: Dr. Michael Lacopo Friday and Saturday, May 17-18   Hours of diligent searching of official documents often leaves empty holes and frustration, as you feel like there is nowhere else to look for your ancestors.  Becoming more aware of the social context of the world your ancestors were living in leads to a new perspective, and often fresh sources to dig for…

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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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