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October 20, 2023
9:00 AM - 6:00 PM
2nd Floor, Auditorium
202 Cedar Street
Abilene, TX 79601
10-20 Genealogy Seminar
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Genealogy Video Series

Friday, October 20, 2023

If you have an interest in genealogy and researching, attend this free seminar with video presentations on various genealogical topics.

Join your Main Library for the 2023 Genealogy Video Seminar series presented by the Waco-McLennan County Library, the Central Texas Genealogical Society, the Texas State Genealogical Society, and the Genealogy Network of Texas. Several video presentations, on a variety of genealogical topics, will be presented throughout the day and guests are free to come and view the topics of interest to you. The following video schedule is as follows:

  • 9:00AM-10:15AM | Secrets to Successful Writing & Publishing, Presented by Angela Breidenbach, Executive Director of the International Institute of Genealogical Studies
  • 10:25AM-11:15AM | Linking the Generations with Court and Land Records, Presented by Judy Russell, JD, CG, CGL, The Legal Genealogist and sponsored by the Texas Research Ramblers Genealogical Society
  • 11:25AM-12:15PM | Visiting the Hill College Texas Heritage Museum, Presented by John Versluis, Dean of the Texas Heritage Museum at Hill College
  • 12:25PM-1:40PM | Genealogy Basics: Start Searching for Your Ancestors Today, Presented by Irene B. Walters, Librarian, Family History Research Center at the Clayton Library Campus
  • 1:50PM-2:40PM | Tame the Chaos Tiger: Organization Your Records and Research, Presented by Susan Ball, President TxSGS
  • 2:50PM-3:40PM | Uncover Your Family’s Story Using the Periodical Source Index (PERSI), Presented by Elizabeth Hodges, MA, MSLIS, Senior Librarian in the ALlen County Public Library Genealogy Center
  • 3:50PM-4:40PM | Placing Your DNA Matches on Your Tree, Presented by Ryan Russell, Genetic Genealogist, Open Door Genetics
  • 4:50PM-5:40PM | Checking on Czech Immigrants to the United States, Presented by Heather Mecham, Research Specialist for FamilySearch
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