LINKS for previous Handouts.

2023 Meeting Topics

June – Taking the Next StepResearch Like a Pro by Margie Belden

2020 Meeting Topics

Jun – Virtual Meeting “State Archives & Libraries”:

PresentationState Archives & Libraries, Using Archives: A Guide to Effective Research

2018 Class Topics

Jan – Why Finding the Original is So Important by Margie Beldin

Feb – Citing Your Sources by Heather Murphy

Mar – Using the FamilySearch Wiki by Heather Murphy

Apr – FamilySearch Catalog Handout by Margie Beldin

May – The Genealogies and Books Tabs at by Margie Beldin

Jun – Navigating by Margie Beldin

      Jul-Aug – No classes

Sep – RootsWeb and the Wayback Machine

Oct – Online Learning Opportunities: Webinars, Podcasts & YouTube by Heather Murphy

Nov – No class

Dec – TBD

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 –  SeminarsLibraries

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