GENEALOGY

Wednesday, March 11, 2015

  • Genealogy Workshop
    9:30 am in the auditorium at the Library Center for adults.
    Digging Up Records at the Tennessee State Library and Archives. Lainie Sutherland, a new Ozarks Genealogical Society member and a retired archivist from the Tennessee State Library and Archives, will discuss Tennessee records available for genealogical researchers just in time for the OGS research trip to Nashville in April. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
    Call 882-0714.

Wednesday, March 25, 2015

  • Genealogy Workshop
    9:30 am in the auditorium at the Library Center for adults.
    Searching Online Catalogs. Ozarks Genealogical Society and Library staff member Patti Hobbs will provide tips and techniques for finding genealogy resources in online catalogs, including the Library's COOLcat.org. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
    Call 882-0714.

Saturday, March 28, 2015

  • Genealogy Symposium
    9:00 am to 4:30 pm in the story hour room at the Library Center for adults.
    Join the Library's Local History and Genealogy Department for a one-day Genealogy Symposium. A handout covering all sessions will be given to participants. 9-10 a.m. Beginning Genealogy. Library staff member Renee Glass will present the basics of genealogy, including what records to search and how to use the information to establish a family tree. 10:30 a.m.-12:30 p.m. DNA: the Newest Tool in Genealogy. Library staff member Patti Hobbs will explain how DNA testing works and how it can enhance your genealogical research. 1:30-3 p.m. Tracing Your Civil War Ancestor. Library staff member Michael Price will present tips and techniques for researching your Civil War ancestors. Learn about records available for studying Civil War soldiers and how to trace their military experiences throughout the war. 3:30-4:30 p.m. Researching Native American Ancestors. Library staff member Renee Glass will show you where to look and what to look for in various records and tribes. No registration required. Call 616-0534 for more information.
    Call 882-0714.

Wednesday, April 8, 2015

  • Genealogy Workshop
    9:30 am in the auditorium at the Library Center for adults.
    What's in the News? Ozarks Genealogical Society and Library staff member John Rutherford will discuss newspapers available through the Library and what researchers can find of value besides obituaries. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
    Call 882-0714.

Wednesday, April 22, 2015

  • Genealogy Workshop
    9:30 am in the auditorium at the Library Center for adults.
    Publishing Your Family History. Based on his own experience, Eric Wells, Jack of all trades, will discuss using your genealogical research to publish a family history. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
    Call 882-0714.

Monday, May 4, 2015

  • Genealogy Workshop
    7:00 pm in the auditorium at the Library Center for adults.
    Mastering RootsMagic Genealogy Software. Don Pruitt, Ozarks Genealogy Society member and longtime user of RootsMagic, will share his experience and expertise. Bring your laptops and mobile devices with the software or app installed for a hands-on session. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
    Call 882-0714.

Wednesday, May 13, 2015

  • Genealogy Workshop
    9:30 am in the auditorium at the Library Center for adults.
    Greene County Resources on the Secretary of State’s Website. Leslie James, field archivist with the Local Records Preservation Program, will demonstrate some of the online resources available on sos.mo.gov, including the Judicial Database and Missouri’s Union Provost Marshal Papers Index. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
    Call 882-0714.

Wednesday, May 27, 2015

  • Genealogy Workshop
    9:30 am in the auditorium at the Library Center for adults.
    "Footprints to Land Records: A Step-by-Step Guide to Finding Your Ancestor’s Land." Author Donnis Slusser Crane’s new book begins with the 1803 Lewis and Clark expedition from St. Louis. Most of the land from there West, including Missouri, was mapped using the Government Rectangular Survey method. Donnis will show how that mapping system works. Books will be available for purchase. Sponsored by Ozarks Genealogical Society.
    Call 882-0714.
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