2nd Wednesday of the month at Benton County PUD, 2721 W 10th Ave, Kennewick, WA, from 6:15 – 6:45 (precedes TCGS General Meetings). Come join us! We will help you get started with your research!

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2018 Class Topics

January – Why Finding the Original is So Important

February – Citing Your Sources

March – Using the FamilySearch Wiki

April – Using FamilySearch’s Learning Center

May – Finding Genealogical Books Online

June – Databases at

Handouts From Previous Years

Birth Records

Marriage Records


City Directories

Other Classes

If you have a topic you would like to see covered in this series of classes, contact our Education Chair with your suggestions and requests.

Other Sources of Education

TCGS offers a variety of methods to extend your genealogical knowledge and your family history research. Pick the ones that fit your available time and learning style. Choose from:

Webinars –  SeminarsLibrariesTrips

Our Education Chair is responsible for coordinating efforts to train members in the use of proper genealogical research methodology including conducting classes.