Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society Legacy Family Tree SIG

Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society

Legacy Family Tree SIG Meeting Feb 7th, 2023, 7:00 pm

This week we will be reviewing a series of short videos presented by Geoff Rasmussen that are free and available from the Legacy Family Tree Webinars site. 

How to customize Legacy’s Family View
How to make a backup of your Legacy family file
Legacy software tip: How to unlink a child, spouse or parent if needed
How to Import a Family Tree Maker file into Legacy
How to make a Family Calendar using Legacy Family Tree software
Creating a Migration Chart with Legacy Family Tree software
Working with gaps in Legacy Family Tree
Legacy QuickTip: How to create a Mother’s Chart
Blank Forms in Legacy Family Tree software

We hope to see you this coming Tuesday, February 7th!

Our meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of each month from 7:00 pm until 8:30. The link to the reoccurring Zoom Meeting is located at the bottom of this page.

The first half of each meeting we will work thru training videos, watching, and then pausing to talk about the section we just watched before moving on to the next section.  The second half will be used for open discussion of topics related to using Legacy. This could include any questions or problems we are having with the program or tips and features we have discovered.  If you think of something you would like to bring up, please write it down so you can share it with the group.

Meeting Link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82495661568?pwd=dy85YmluVzF5aEU4SzFTcTUrVDlTUT09

As always if a hyperlink is not active just copy and paste it into your browser.

German Interest Group of The Eastside Genealogical Society

The German Interest Group

of The Eastside Genealogical Society (EGS)meeting

When: Friday, February 3, 2023 from 12:30 to 2:30 pm PT

Zoom Registration required: https://tinyurl.com/2s4azks3

Topic: “How to get Research Help at FamilySearch.org – with emphasis on Germanic research

Come discover what free research help is available at FamilySearch.org. This class will demonstrate how to access and use several FamilySearch resources designed to help you work through your genealogical challenges. Regardless of your research experience or ability, these resources can help you break through the brick walls found in every family tree.

Presenter: Becky Adamson

Becky graduated from BYU-Idaho with an AAS degree in Family History. She is currently enrolled at Strathclyde University, where she has earned her Certificate in Genealogical, Paleographic & Heraldic Studies and is pursuing her Diploma and Masters in the same field of study. She has a passion for United States and British research and is accredited through the International Commission for the Accreditation of Professional Genealogists (ICAPGen®) in Scotland research. She is currently working towards her accreditation in the Upper South, United States region. Becky is a Research Specialist on the VIP Hosting and Research Services team at the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah.

More information: Visitors are always welcome. Our website is https://egsgermangroup.wordpress.com/

Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society Book Club

Attention:  The Book Club Meeting schedule for Jan 21st has been rescheduled for Feb 4th!

Saturday, February 4th at 3:00 pm PST via Zoom

Please join us as we discuss a genealogical murder mystery. This month’s book is The Sawtooth Slayer by Nathan Dylan Goodwin, the second in the Venator Cold Case series. WorldCat: https://worldcat.org/title/1345221886 Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Sawtooth-Slayer-Venator-Cold-Case/dp/B0BD2XNX52/ We will also discuss the direction in which we would like this group to go, and choose future books.  Zoom meeting link: https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81999213610?pwd=Qkk2WFZTZ2Rzdzc1Z0szN1AzdEZCUT09

Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society DNA SIG

Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society DNA Special Interest Group Meeting

Tuesday, January 24 at 7:00 pm PST via Zoom

Please join us as we begin our discussion of the book Genetic Genealogy in Practice by Blaine Bettinger and Debbie Parker Wayne. This month we will cover the fourth chapter — Genealogical Applications for mtDNA

The book is available from the publishers, The National Genealogical Society at:

Zoom meeting link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82725316888?pwd=MDc3UEZrUVJNbmxmK2ZORmw5YzdDdz09

Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society Book Club

Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society Book Club Meeting

Saturday, January 21 at 3:00 pm PST via Zoom

Please join us as we discuss a genealogical murder mystery.

This month’s book is The Sawtooth Slayer by Nathan Dylan Goodwin, the second in the Venator Cold Case series.

WorldCat: https://worldcat.org/title/1345221886

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Sawtooth-Slayer-Venator-Cold-Case/dp/B0BD2XNX52/

We will also discuss the direction in which we would like this group to go, and choose future books. 

Zoom meeting link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/81999213610?pwd=Qkk2WFZTZ2Rzdzc1Z0szN1AzdEZCUT09

Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society Genealogy Chat

The Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society is inviting you to our monthly genealogy chat meeting.

Do you have thoughts, ideas, questions, or comments about anything related to genealogy? Then this is for you.  Please plan to attend, share, and expand your knowledge of all thing’s genealogy all from the comfort of your own home.

We look forward to seeing and chatting with you!

Topic: TPCGS Genealogy Chat 3rd Tuesday Each Month

Time: 07:00 PM Pacific Time (US and Canada)

Join Zoom Meeting:

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Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society Legacy Family Tree SIG

Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society

Legacy Family Tree SIG Meeting Jan 3rd, 2023, 7:00 pm

Happy New Year! This week we will finish reviewing a longer video presented by Geoff Rasmussen that is free and available from the Legacy Family Tree Webinars site.  The direct link to the video is listed below its title:

Legacy 9 Unlocked (part 1): Your First Few Tips

This Week we will finish up with the middle 3rd of this video that we started back in December.

We hope to see you this coming Tuesday, January 3rd!

Our meetings are held on the 1st Tuesday of each month from 7:00 pm until 8:30. The link to the reoccurring Zoom Meeting is located at the bottom of this page.

The first half of each meeting we will work thru training videos, watching, and then pausing to talk about the section we just watched before moving on to the next section.  The second half will be used for open discussion of topics related to using Legacy. This could include any questions or problems we are having with the program or tips and features we have discovered.  If you think of something you would like to bring up, please write it down so you can share it with the group.

Meeting Link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82495661568?pwd=dy85YmluVzF5aEU4SzFTcTUrVDlTUT09

As always if a hyperlink is not active just copy and paste it into your browser.

Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society DNA SIG Meeting

Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society DNA Special Interest Group Meeting

Tuesday, December 27 at 7:00 pm via Zoom

Please join us as we begin our discussion of the book Genetic Genealogy in Practice by Blaine Bettinger and Debbie Parker Wayne. This month we will cover the third chapters. 

The book is available from the publishers, The National Genealogical Society at:

Zoom Link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/82725316888?pwd=MDc3UEZrUVJNbmxmK2ZORmw5YzdDdz09

German Interest Group of The Eastside Genealogical Society Get Organized by Letting Software do the Work

The German Interest Group

of The Eastside GenealogicalSociety (EGS)meeting

When: Friday, January 6, 2023 from 12:30 to 2:30 pm PT

Zoom Registration required: https://tinyurl.com/w4xnrtw7

Topic: “Start the New Year Right – get organized by letting software do the work.”

Is your genealogy research organized and easy to manage? If you’re like most of us, you could use some help getting this done. Several EGS-GIG members will demo free software that can help turn your piles and files into easily stored and retrievable data. Learn great ways to track everything from citations to collections, research management to photo organizing and many other useful tools.

Presenters: The presenters will include Leslee Dunlap, Wilson Royer and Melinda McRae. All are active genealogists and love finding new computer tools to assist their work.

More information: Visitors are always welcome. Our website is https://egsgermangroup.wordpress.com/

Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society Book Club

Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society Book Club Meeting

Saturday, December 17th at 3:00 pm via Zoom

Please join us as we discuss a genealogical murder mystery.

This month’s book is The Somme Legacy by MJ Lee, the second book in the Jayne Sinclair series.

WorldCat: https://worldcat.org/title/1099772373

Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/dp/1542821975

We will also discuss the direction in which we would like this group to go and choose future books. 

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