WAGS August Meeting – Correction

The Watauga Association of Genealogists will meet at the Johnson City Public Library, 100 West Millard Street, on Tuesday August 5th at 6:30 p.m.   

The speaker for our August meeting will be Mrs. Betty Hylton, one of the original charter members of WAGS and retired from East Tennessee State University, Sherrod Library.  

The title of Mrs. Hyltons’ program is “How To Do Genealogy In Your Sleep
(or Twenty-four Hours Day)”.  

For additional information, please contact Allen Burdette, 423 610-7109 or visit our web site at http://www.wagsnetn.org/.

August WAGS Meeting

The Watauga Association of Genealogists will meet at the Johnson City Public Library, 100 West Millard Street, on Tuesday August 5th at 6:30 p.m.   

The speaker for our August meeting will be Mrs. Betty Hylton, one of the original charter members of WAGS and retired from East Tennessee State University, Sherrod Library.  

The title of Mrs. Hyltons’ program is “How To Do Genealogy In Your Sleep
(or Twenty-four Hours Day)”.  

For additional information, please contact Allen Burdette, 423 610-7109 or visit our web site at http://www.wagsnetn.org/.

WAGS Workshop August 16th Register Soon !

Family Search Workshop  

August 16th  Saturday 12:00-4:00
Learn How To Use The New FAMILY SEARCH Website.

 FAMILY SEARCH   <– Registration Form
Presented by:  Nancy Tychonievich Fee:  $20.00 To be held at the Johnson City Library – Jones Meeting Room.
12:00 Registration,  12:30 – 4:00pm Workshop
Learn from an expert -  how to use the new “FamilySearch” website.

Nancy Tychonievich is an active member of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and has been involved with the Church’s family history program for the past 23 years. She has been both assistant director and director of family history centers in two states. For the past 7 years she has served with FamilySearch in the Patron Services Department, where her primary role is to author help documents for patrons and support personnel. She has enjoyed doing presentations at genealogical societies and public libraries about FamilySearch as well as teaching hands-on workshops for patrons of the family history center in Boone, North Carolina. Nancy has a great love for family history and enjoys helping people discover the resources of FamilySearch as they seek the records of their families.
Overview of Workshop – Family Search website
– a place to learn
– a place to discover family records
– a place to preserve and share family memories
– a place to give back to the genealogical community

Schedule
12-12:30 Check in
12:30-1:30 Overview of the website
1:30-1:45 break
1:45-2:45 Learning resources, preserving and sharing family memories
2:45 – 3:00 break
3:00 – 4:00 Searching original records and giving back to the community

 

REGISTRATION FOR AUGUST WORKSHOP IS OPEN

REGISTRATION FOR OUR AUGUST WORKSHOP ON “FAMILY SEARCH”  IS NOW OPEN.  PLEASE USE THE REGISTRATION FORM BY CLICKING ON THE LINK BELOW TO RESERVE YOUR SPOT.

FAMILY SEARCH

MORE INFORMATION ABOUT OUR WORKSHOP CAN BE FOUND ON THE PROGRAM PAGE.  Please note:  The workshop will be held in the Jones Meeting Room of the Johnson City Public Library.  

Join Us On Tuesday, July 1st For The Field Trip

Reminder:
The Watauga Association of Genealogists would like for you to join us on a field trip to the Archives of Appalachia, located at East TN State University, Johnson City.

No parking pass is needed since it is summer quarter at ETSU.
Come in the front door of the library and take the elevator to the 4th floor.

We will meet at the Sherrod Library on July 1 at 6:00 p.m.  The tour will be led by Laura Smith who is the Education & Outreach Archivist at ETSU’s Archives of Appalachia. Her professional interests include archival education, community outreach, and collection management.  

For additional information, please contact Allen Burdette, 423 610-7109 or visit our web site at http://www.wagsnetn.org/.