Photos L-R courtesy of PCGS members: (1) Linda Stufflebean; (2) Amy Urman; (3) Amy Urman.
PCGS March Meeting
We all love getting "tips" to help us further our genealogy research and our March program is going to be chock full of them! Guest speaker Sherri Hessick will share her best "Tips on Using, Fold3 and"An avid family historian since 1997, Sherri quickly became active in the genealogy community. She is a volunteer at the Tucson Family History Center, a Family History Consultant, and a frequent guest speaker at several local genealogy clubs. She also teaches several classes at the annual Tucson Family History Fair. Here's a tip: mark your calendar now for this event!
And another tip:  if you aren't a PCGS member, yet, but are curious to see what goes on at a meeting, you can attend up to 2 meetings as a non-member at no charge!
Meeting Date:  Saturday, March 18, 2017
Meeting Time:  1:00pm - 3:00pm
Meeting Location:  Hardesty Multi-Service Center, 1100 S. Alvernon, Tucson, AZ. Parking is free.

Local & Regional Events
Tucson East Family History Center, Tucson, AZ


2017 Family History Fair – Feb. 25, 2017, 8:30AM-3:15PM

6901 E. Kenyon, Tucson, AZ

This popular event includes classes for beginners, FamilySearch Family Tree, General Interest, Premium Sites, Special Interest & International Research. Click here to view the Fair flyer, and click here to view the class offerings & schedule.



Mesa, AZ Family Search Library


Family History Conference – Feb. 25, 2017, 9:00AM-4:20PM

Glendale AZ Stake Center, 8602 N. 31st Avenue, Phoenix/Glendale

Keynote speaker is Dr. Duane Roen from ASU, a respected guru in family history writing. Register online –



The Conference Beat


New England Regional Genealogical Consortium – "Using the Tools of Today & Tomorrow to Understand the Past"


April 26-29, 2017 at the MassMutual Convention Center, Springfield, MA. More information available at Check out their conference blog to get the most out of the Conference -



National Genealogical Society 2017 Family History Conference – "Family History Lives Here"


May 10-13, 2017 in Raleigh, NC. Make hotel reservations now since some hotels are already sold out! For more information on the conference, visit the NGS website -



Southern California's 5th Annual Genetic Genealogy Conference & their 48th Annual Genealogy Jamboree – "Hunting Your Heritage"


June 8-11, 2017 at the Los Angeles Marriott Burbank Airport Hotel in Burbank, CA. For more information visit their website -



Ontario Genalogical Society 2017 Annual Conference – "Our Canada-Your Family: Building a Nation:


June 16-18, 2017 in Ottawa, Ontario. For more information on the conference, visit their website –



37th International Conference on Jewish Genealogy 


July 23-28, 2017 at the Disney World Swan Resort, Orlando, FL. For more information, send an email to the Conference Chair –



2017 International Germanic Genealogy Conference


July 28-30, 2017 at the Minneapolis Marriott Northwest Hotel. Hosted by the Germanic Genealogy Society, this inaugural international conference includes 60 presentations, over 3 full days, by Germanic genealogy experts worldwide. Conference registration opens January 2017; hotel reservations can be made now. For more information, visit and click on 2017 GAGP Conference.



FGS (Federation of Genealogical Societies) 2017 Conference – "Building Bridges to the Past"


Aug. 30-Sept. 2, 2017 in Pittsburgh, PA. Hotel reservations can be made now; get more information at






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