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

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





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

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/.

Just Released….WAGS NEW DVD Bulletins Vol. 22-31 1993-2002

Just released and available for purchase today,


WAGS Popular Bulletin issues now on DVD covering the years of 1993-2002,
Volumes 22 through 31.  

To promote our latest DVD we have a special offer just for YOU!  
Purchase all 3 of WAGS BULLETIN DVDs Plus a BULLETIN SUBJECT INDEX BOOK –  Covering the First Thirty Years 1972-2001…… $50.00

Purchase all 3 of WAGS BULLETIN DVDs……… $40.00  (no book)

Purchase 1 of our WAGS BULLETIN DVD’s…..  $15.00 each

For an order form go to our website at www.wagsnetn.org  / Book Shoppe link and click on Order Form.  Send payment with ORDER FORM to:  WAGS, P.O. Box 117, Johnson City. TN 37605-0117.

For more information, send an email to:  wagsnetn40@gmail.com

WAGS June Meeting “Field Trip To Boones Creek Historical Museum”

Join In The Fun ……

We’re going on a field trip and YOU are invited.  Please join us on Tuesday, June 3 at 6:30 pm for a field trip to the Boones Creek Historical Trust Museum.

It is located at: 
Boones Creek Christian Church Chapel  (Old church)
305 Christian Church Road
Gray, Tennessee 37615
We will be given a tour of the museum by Ed Bowman, who will also give a lecture on the history of Boones Creek.
BCHT Museum features the history of Boones Creek in pictures, artifacts, letters, and a variety of legal documents and records from antiquity.  The popular BCHT cookbooks will be available for purchase.  Don’t forget to pick up your copy after the tour.

We Hope You Will Join Us !
In addition, if you have a copy of the WAGS Bulletin, Vol. 41, #2 you will be able to read up on the “Boones Creek Church of Christ Early Records” before you go.

And guess what?……………If you aren’t able to join us in June, ……don’t despair!  We are having another field trip in July !!!   Instead of our Annual July Picnic we’re heading to the archives.  Check out our PROGRAMS page for more information.

Just Announced:  NEW DVDS “WAGS Bulletin Volumes 22-31″  will be available soon.