Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society May Book Club

Saturday, May 21 3:00 pm

The Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society Book Club invites you to attend our May meeting.

Please join us as we discuss a genealogical murder mystery.

Henrietta Who? by Catherine Aird is an older murder mystery from before the advent of genealogical DNA testing.

Amazon link: https://www.amazon.com/Henrietta-Who-Calleshire-Chronicles-Book-ebook/dp/B00USNENPC/

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

Our meeting this month is virtual via Zoom and if you would like to attend, we ask that you email info@tpcgs.org to request the meeting login.

Tacoma Pierce County Genealogy Society Legacy SIG

Tuesday May 17th starting at 7:00 pm
The Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society invites you to attend our Legacy SIG meeting

This week we will continue reviewing the video “Sources and Citations Made Simple, Standard, and Powerful”.  It is free and available from the Help tab in Legacy by clicking to the QuickTip Videos icon.  The direct link to the video is: https://familytreewebinars.com/webinar/sources-and-citations-made-simple-standard-and-powerful/?category=software&subcategory=legacy-family-tree1&free=1&sortby=newest

Topics covered in this video include:

Welcome                                                             Introduction

Guidelines and Models                                  SourceWriter

Which Template to Use                                 Citations in Reports

Organizing Master Source List                     Source Clipboard

Advanced Source Clipboard                         Watch Geoff Live

Even More Sources

We hope to see you Tuesday, May the 17th!

Our meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month from 7:00 pm until 8:30. Links to the reoccurring Zoom Meetings are located at the bottom of this page, one for the 1st Tuesday and one for the 3rd Tuesday of each month.

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.

1st Tuesday of Month Meeting Link:

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

3rd Tuesday of Month Meeting Link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87839130000?pwd=dGdHY2wrZ0d1bDNRTEQ4Uk15OVk0Zz09

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

Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society DNA SIG

Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society DNA SIG Meeting May 24th at 7:00 pm

The Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society DNA Special Interest Group invites you to attend our May meeting.

Please join us as we discuss the use of DNA in genealogy.

At this meeting we plan to watch Crista Cowan’s webinar on color-coding your Ancestry DNA matches.

We will continue our discussion of The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy by Blaine Bettinger.

Our meeting this month is virtual via Zoom and if you would like to attend, we ask that you email info@tpcgs.org to request the meeting login.

Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society Book Club

Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society Book Club Meeting May 21st 3:00 pm

The Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society Book Club invites you to attend our May meeting.

Please join us as we discuss a genealogical murder mystery.

Henrietta Who? by Catherine Aird is an older murder mystery from before the advent of genealogical DNA testing.

Amazon link: https://www.amazon.com/Henrietta-Who-Calleshire-Chronicles-Book-ebook/dp/B00USNENPC/

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

Our meeting this month is virtual via Zoom and if you would like to attend, we ask that you email info@tpcgs.org to request the meeting login.

Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society Legacy SIG

Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society Legacy SIG Meeting May 17th at 7:00 pm

This week we will continue reviewing the video “Sources and Citations Made Simple, Standard, and Powerful”.  It is free and available from the Help tab in Legacy by clicking to the QuickTip Videos icon.  The direct link to the video is: https://familytreewebinars.com/webinar/sources-and-citations-made-simple-standard-and-powerful/?category=software&subcategory=legacy-family-tree1&free=1&sortby=newest

Topics covered in this video include:

Welcome                                                             Introduction

Guidelines and Models                                  SourceWriter

Which Template to Use                                 Citations in Reports

Organizing Master Source List                     Source Clipboard

Advanced Source Clipboard                         Watch Geoff Live

Even More Sources

We hope to see you Tuesday, May the 17th!

Our meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month from 7:00 pm until 8:30. Links to the reoccurring Zoom Meetings are located at the bottom of this page, one for the 1st Tuesday and one for the 3rd Tuesday of each month.

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.

1st Tuesday of Month Meeting Link:

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

3rd Tuesday of Month Meeting Link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87839130000?pwd=dGdHY2wrZ0d1bDNRTEQ4Uk15OVk0Zz09

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

Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society Presents Reference Archivist for the Washington State Archives

Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society Meeting Tues May 10th at 6:30 pm

The Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society invites you to attend our May meeting.
At approximately 7pm, Jessica Jones, Reference Archivist for the Washington State Archives, Puget Sound Branch, will present an introduction to the Puget Sound Regional Archives. She will also give an overview of records frequently used by genealogical researchers and provide helpful information for those interested in the process of researching in person or submitting remote requests for records.  You’re welcome to bring your questions.

Our meeting this month is virtual via Zoom and if you would like to attend we ask that you email VP-Programs@tpcgs.org to request the meeting login.

Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society DNA SIG

TPCGS DNA Special Interest Group  (Special Interest Groups) Tuesday, April 26 starting at 7:00 pm PST via Zoom

Please join us as we discuss the use of DNA in genealogy.
At this meeting we plan to watch Crista Cowan’s webinar on color-coding your Ancestry DNA matches.
We will also be discussing the first couple of chapters of The Family Tree Guide to DNA Testing and Genetic Genealogy by Blaine Bettinger.
To receive a Zoom meeting invite please email info@tpcgs.org

Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society Virtual Spring Seminar

Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society
2022 Virtual Spring Seminar
23 April 2022
  Our speakers will be The Genealogy Guys George Morgan & Drew Smith   George G. Morgan is president of Aha! Seminars, Inc.(R) and an internationally recognized genealogy presenter. He is the co-host of the longest running genealogical podcast, The Genealogy GuysSM Podcast, with thousands of listeners around the globe. His company also produces the Genealogy Connection podcast. He produces and maintains The Genealogy Guys Blog. The company offers a subscription genealogy education site, Genealogy Guys Learn, with new content added each month.   George is the prolific, award-winning author of 14 books and hundreds of articles for magazines, journals, newsletters, in genealogical publications, and international online sites. His fourth edition of How to Do Everything: Genealogy is a standard for genealogy in the English-speaking world. He co-authored the Advanced Genealogy Research Techniques, and has a chapter published in Professional Genealogy: Preparation, Practice & Standards. He is a volunteer on the Zion Cemetery project searching for family of people interred in a lost cemetery in Tampa, Florida.   George’s Topics: Bring ‘Em Back to Life: Developing an Ancestor ProfileIntroduction to City DirectoriesDrew Smith is the genealogy librarian at the University of South Florida Libraries in Tampa. Host of the Genealogy Connection podcast and co-host of The Genealogy Guys Podcast, he is the author of the book Organize Your Genealogy: Strategies and Solutions for Every Researcher and co-author of the book Advanced Genealogy Research Techniques. He writes regularly for the Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly on the topic of productivity. He co-founded and continues to be one of the administrators for The Genealogy Squad Facebook group, with over 32,000 active members.   Drew”s Topics: Organizing Your Research ProcessYour Ancestor’s FAN Club: Using Cluster Research to Get Past Brick Walls


Door Prizes: All registrants will be eligible for Door Prizes.    Emcee and Virtual Meeting HostCyndi Ingle, creator of Cyndislist.com will act as Emcee and Virtual Meeting Host.
Detailed emails will be sent after registration.


Download a Brochure or Register Online   We look forward to seeing you!If the above links do not work please go to tpcgs.org for a link to the seminar page


Seminar Schedule 08:30 – 08:45 Enter the Zoom meeting
08:45 – 09:00 General announcements; troubleshooting
09:00 – 10:00 Presentation 1: Organizing Your Research Process
10:00 – 10:30 Break & chit-chat
10:30 – 11:30 Presentation 2: Bring ‘Em Back to Life: Developing an Ancestor Profile
11:30 – 12:30 Lunch break & chit-chat questions
12:30 – 01:30 Presentation 3: Your Ancestor’s FAN Club: Using Cluster Research to Get Past Brick Walls
01:30 – 02:00 Break & chit-chat
02:00 – 03:00 Presentation 4: Introduction to City Directories
03:00 – 03:15 Q&A with the Speakers

Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society Legacy SIG

TPCGS Legacy SIG Meeting April 19, 2022, 7:00 pm

This week we will start reviewing the video “Sources and Citations Made Simple, Standard, and Powerful”.  It is free and available from the Help tab in Legacy by clicking to the QuickTip Videos icon.  The direct link to the video is: https://familytreewebinars.com/webinar/sources-and-citations-made-simple-standard-and-powerful/?category=software&subcategory=legacy-family-tree1&free=1&sortby=newest

Topics covered in this video include:

Welcome                                                         Introduction

Guidelines and Models                                 SourceWriter

Which Template to Use                                Citations in Reports

Organizing Master Source List                     Source Clipboard

Advanced Source Clipboard                         Watch Geoff Live

Even More Sources

I hope to see you this coming Tuesday the 19th!

Regards,

Tim Ward

Our meetings are held on the 1st and 3rd Tuesday of each month from 7:00 pm until 8:30. Links to the reoccurring Zoom Meetings are located at the bottom of this page, one for the 1st Tuesday and one for the 3rd Tuesday of each month.

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.

1st Tuesday of Month Meeting Link:

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

3rd Tuesday of Month Meeting Link:

https://us02web.zoom.us/j/87839130000?pwd=dGdHY2wrZ0d1bDNRTEQ4Uk15OVk0Zz09

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

Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society Book Club Meeting

The next Tacoma Pierce County Genealogical Society Book Club Meeting will be held on April 16, 2022 starting at 3:00 pm PST Via Zoom.
Please join us as we discuss a genealogical murder mystery. In the Blood by Steve Robinson is the first book in the Jefferson Tayte mystery series. Amazon link: https://www.amazon.com/Blood-Jefferson-Tayte-Genealogical-Mystery-ebook/dp/B00G3NAPLC/   We will also discuss the direction in which we would like this group to go, and choose future books.
For Zoom meeting invite please email info@tpcgs.org