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Saturday, January 6, 2018
RootsMagic Users Group - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Banner-UMC, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ, Rooms 2500 E&F (just off the cafeteria)
RootsMagic software users' general meeting to further their knowledge and share their expertise of the software.


Saturday, January 13, 2018
DNA Group - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Banner-UMC, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ, Rooms 2500 E&F (just off the cafeteria)
Get answers to your DNA questions, guidance on interpreting your results, and updates on what's new in DNA testing.


Saturday, January 20, 2018
Family Tree Maker SIG - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Operations Division Midtown, Hardesty Multi-Service Center, 1100 S. Alvernon, Tucson, AZ
PLEASE NOTE THE LOCATION CHANGE FOR THIS MONTH'S MEETING!
 
If you are an FTM user (PC and Mac) and interested in exploring all the features of this software program, please join us. FTM users of all levels are welcome to attend any of our lively, hands-on learning sessions.


PCGS General Meeting
Saturday, January 20, 2018
PCGS General Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Operations Division Midtown, Hardesty Multi-Service Center, 1100 S. Alvernon, Tucson, AZ
PLEASE NOTE THE LOCATION CHANGE FOR THIS MONTH'S MEETING!
 
Our new Web Manager, Sherri Hessick, will  "Explore the PCGS Website", giving us tips on managing the Members only section and purchasing workshops and seminars.  The featured program is "How Can I Use Twitter and Other Social Media in My Genealogy Research?" Social Media is the focus of this month's meeting and Nicole Dyer's program will give you insight on how to make the most of them to research your genealogy.
 
Sherri Hessick was the 8th person to join PCGS. She has served on the Steering Committe since the beginning, was a guest blogger on the PCGS blog in 2013-2014 and became the main blogger in 2015. She accepted the web manager position in October 2017.
 
Nicole Dyer has been researching her ancestors and delighting in their stories for over fifteen years. She created the "Family Locket Blog" where she and her mother write about their genealogy endeavors and share family tips and ideas. Nicole is also a PCGS member, serves on the Steering Committee and the Social Media Committee as our Tweeter. Visit her website at http://familylocket.com.



Saturday, February 17, 2018
Family Tree Maker SIG - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
To be announced
If you are an FTM user (PC and Mac) and interested in exploring all the features of this software program, please join us. FTM users of all levels are welcome to attend any of our lively, hands-on learning sessions.


PCGS General Meeting
Saturday, February 17, 2018
PCGS General Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Banner-University Medical Center, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ, DuVal Auditorium (Room 2600)
"Why do So Many Americans Have German Ancestors?"
Steve Packer of Mesa, Arizona, will cover the historical area of the Holy Roman Empire and the Prussian Empire which covers most of the area of Western and Eastern Europe.
 
Steve was introduced to Genealogy by his father who researched the Packer family in the 1970s and contributed to a book that was published in 1988 on the English Packers. His mother was a German immigrant who came to America at the age of 18. Steve lived in Germany for 5 years. He is fluent in both spoken and written German.



Saturday, March 3, 2018
RootsMagic Users Group - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Banner-UMC, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ, Rooms 2500 E&F (just off the cafeteria)
RootsMagic software users' general meeting to further their knowledge and share their expertise of the software.


DNA Workshop with CeCe Moore, Genetic Genealogist
Friday, March 9, 2018
DNA Workshop with CeCe Moore, Genetic Genealogist  (Workshops/Seminars)
1:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Fountain of Life Church, 710 S. Kolb Rd., Tucson, AZ 85710
Make plans to attend this special event with Cece Moore! 
Friday, March 9, 2018, 1PM-4PM, Workshop:  I Have My Results, Now What??
 
For full details, click on the Workshop menu item on the left.
To register, visit the PCGS Marketplace.


DNA Seminar with CeCe Moore, Genetic Genealogist
Saturday, March 10, 2018
DNA Seminar with CeCe Moore, Genetic Genealogist  (Workshops/Seminars)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Fountain of Life Church, 710 S. Kolb Rd., Tucson, AZ 85710
Make plans to attend this special event with Cece Moore! 
Saturday, March 10, 2018, 9AM-4PM, Seminar:  topics include The Power of DNA; Autosomal DNA: Discovering Your Ancestors In You; Using Mitochrondrial DNA and X-DNA for Genealogy Research; Jefferson-Hemmings: Revealing the Truth Through DNA.
 
For full details, click on the Seminar menu item on the left.
To register, visit the PCGS Marketplace.


Saturday, March 17, 2018
Family Tree Maker SIG - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Banner-UMC, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ, Rooms 2500 E&F (just off the cafeteria)
If you are an FTM user (PC and Mac) and interested in exploring all the features of this software program, please join us. FTM users of all levels are welcome to attend any of our lively, hands-on learning sessions.


Saturday, March 17, 2018
PCGS General Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Banner-University Medical Center, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ, DuVal Auditorium (Room 2600)
"Surnames and One-Name Studies–the Origin of British Surnames"
Presented by Howard Mathieson of Winnepeg, Canada, a member of the Guild of One Name Studies and the Manitoba Genealogical Society.
 
The presentation will examine the role of the Normans in the introduction of surnames into Britain and the spread of surnames into the general population. Various classes of surnames will be discussed and illustrated with distribution maps. These include topographic surnames, place name surnames, as well as occupational and patronymic surnames.
 
The presentation ends with a distribution of surnames that have been provided by our members. Watch for an email requesting your list of surnames you would like to be included.



Saturday, April 14, 2018
DNA Group - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Banner-UMC, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ, Rooms 2500 E&F (just off the cafeteria)
Get answers to your DNA questions, guidance on interpreting your results, and updates on what's new in DNA testing.


Saturday, April 21, 2018
Family Tree Maker SIG - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Banner-University Medical Center, Rooms 2500 E&F (just off the cafeteria)
If you are an FTM user (PC and Mac) and interested in exploring all the features of this software program, please join us. FTM users of all levels are welcome to attend any of our lively, hands-on learning sessions.


PCGS General Meeting
Saturday, April 21, 2018
PCGS General Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Banner-University Medical Center, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ, Duval Auditorium (Room 2600)
This month's class, "How to Cite Your DNA Results" will be facilitated by Amy Urman, followed by Joey Caccarozzo's program on "Using Gedmatch to Work with Your DNA Results". 



Saturday, May 5, 2018
RootsMagic Users Group - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Banner-UMC, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ, Rooms 2500 E&F (just off the cafeteria)
RootsMagic software users' general meeting to further their knowledge and share their expertise of the software.


Saturday, May 12, 2018
DNA Group - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Banner-UMC, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ, Rooms 2500 E&F (just off the cafeteria)
Get answers to your DNA questions, guidance on interpreting your results, and updates on what's new in DNA testing.


Saturday, May 19, 2018
Family Tree Maker SIG - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Operations Division Midtown, Hardesty Multi-Service Center, 1100 S. Alvernon, Tucson, AZ
PLEASE NOTE THE LOCATION CHANGE FOR THIS MONTH'S MEETING!
 
If you are an FTM user (PC and Mac) and interested in exploring all the features of this software program, please join us. FTM users of all levels are welcome to attend any of our lively, hands-on learning sessions.


PCGS General Meeting
Saturday, May 19, 2018
PCGS General Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Operations Division Midtown, Hardesty Multi-Service Center, 1100 S. Alvernon, Tucson, AZ
PLEASE NOTE THE LOCATION CHANGE FOR THIS MONTH'S MEETING!
This month's program is "The Blue and the Grey – Tracking Down Your Confederate and Union Soldiers" by Nicole Dyer and  Amy Urman.
 
Nicole Dyer has been researching her ancestors and delighting in their stories for over fifteen years. She created the "Family Locket Blog" where she and her mother write about their genealogy endeavors and share family tips and ideas. Nicole is also a PCGS member, serves on the Steering Committee and the Social Media Committee as our Tweeter. Visit her website at http://familylocket.com.
 
Amy Urman is the PCGS President, is a certificate holder of Boston University's Genealogical Research Program, and a graduate of the ProGen Study Group.
 



Saturday, June 9, 2018
DNA Group - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Banner-UMC, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ, Rooms 2500 E&F (just off the cafeteria)
Get answers to your DNA questions, guidance on interpreting your results, and updates on what's new in DNA testing.


Saturday, June 16, 2018
Family Tree Maker SIG - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Banner-UMC, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ, Rooms 2500 E&F (just off the cafeteria)
If you are an FTM user (PC and Mac) and interested in exploring all the features of this software program, please join us. FTM users of all levels are welcome to attend any of our lively, hands-on learning sessions.


PCGS General Meeting
Saturday, June 16, 2018
PCGS General Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Banner-University Medical Center, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ, Duval Auditorium (Room 2600)
This month's program is "Sources for Researching in Scandinavian Records" by Pam and Len Ingermanson, former Co-Directors of the Tucson Family History Center. The Ingermansons will cover researching in Sweden, Finland, and Norway.
 



Saturday, July 7, 2018
RootsMagic Users Group - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Banner-UMC, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ, Rooms 2500 E&F (just off the cafeteria)
RootsMagic software users' general meeting to further their knowledge and share their expertise of the software.


Saturday, July 14, 2018
DNA Group - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Banner-UMC, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ, Rooms 2500 E&F (just off the cafeteria)
Get answers to your DNA questions, guidance on interpreting your results, and updates on what's new in DNA testing.


Saturday, July 21, 2018
PCGS General Meeting - NO MEETING THIS MONTH  (Monthly Meetings)
We are taking our summer break and will resume our monthly meetings on August 18, 2018. 
 
 



Saturday, August 11, 2018
DNA Group - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Banner-UMC, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ, Rooms 2500 E&F (just off the cafeteria)
Get answers to your DNA questions, guidance on interpreting your results, and updates on what's new in DNA testing.


Saturday, August 18, 2018
Family Tree Maker SIG - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Banner-UMC, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ, Rooms 2500 E&F (just off the cafeteria)
If you are an FTM user (PC and Mac) and interested in exploring all the features of this software program, please join us. FTM users of all levels are welcome to attend any of our lively, hands-on learning sessions.


PCGS General Meeting
Saturday, August 18, 2018
PCGS General Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Banner-University Medical Center, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ, Duval Auditorium (Room 2600)
This month's class is "Tips on Breaking Brick Walls" followed by Jodi Lynn Strait's program "State Censuses–Which ones exist, where can you find them, and what clues do they provide?" 
 
Jodi Lynn Strait has been doing genealogical research for over 20 years. She is a certificate holder of Boston University's Genealogical Research Program and completed the NGS home study course. She is a member of the National Genealogical Society (NGS) and the Chinkchewunska, New Jersey, chapter of the D.A.R. Jodi is PCGS's 2nd Vice President, editor of the newsletter The PCGS Researcher, serves on the Program Committee, and serves on the Social Media Committee as our Facebook manager.



Saturday, September 1, 2018
RootsMagic Users Group - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Banner-UMC, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ, Rooms 2500 E&F (just off the cafeteria)
RootsMagic software users' general meeting to further their knowledge and share their expertise of the software.


Saturday, September 8, 2018
DNA Group - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Banner-UMC, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ, Rooms 2500 E&F (just off the cafeteria)
Get answers to your DNA questions, guidance on interpreting your results, and updates on what's new in DNA testing.


Saturday, September 15, 2018
Family Tree Maker SIG - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Banner-UMC, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ, Rooms 2500 E&F (just off the cafeteria)
If you are an FTM user (PC and Mac) and interested in exploring all the features of this software program, please join us. FTM users of all levels are welcome to attend any of our lively, hands-on learning sessions.


PCGS General Meeting
Saturday, September 15, 2018
PCGS General Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Banner-University Medical Center, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ, Duval Auditorium (Room 2600)
This month's class is "When to Use a Professional Genealogist" by Diana Elder, AG, followed by our program on "Ethics in Genealogy and Conflicting Evidence" by Sherri Hessick.
 
Diana Elder is an Accredited Genealogist professional, teacher, writer, and speaker. She has 14 years research experience specializing in the United States Gulf South Region which includes Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Louisiana, Missippi, and Texas.
 
Sherri  Hessick is a certificate holder of the Boston University Genealogical Research Program and is currently a student of the Research Like a Pro Study Group. She has been a genealogy researcher, lecturer, and instructor for 20 years, and a volunteer at the Tucson Family History Center. She serves on the PCGS Steering Committee, the Program Committee and is the Social Media Committee as our blogger. She is also the web manager for PCGS.
 
 



Saturday, October 13, 2018
DNA Group - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Banner-UMC, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ, Rooms 2500 E&F (just off the cafeteria)
Get answers to your DNA questions, guidance on interpreting your results, and updates on what's new in DNA testing.


Saturday, October 20, 2018
PCGS General Meeting – SPECIAL EVENT  (Monthly Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
TBA
Join us for our annual special event. Details to be announced.



Saturday, November 3, 2018
RootsMagic Users Group - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Banner -- University Medical Center, Rooms 2500 E&F (just off the cafeteria)
RootsMagic software users' general meeting to further their knowledge and share their expertise of the software.


Saturday, November 10, 2018
DNA Group - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Banner-UMC, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ, Rooms 2500 E&F (just off the cafeteria)
Get answers to your DNA questions, guidance on interpreting your results, and updates on what's new in DNA testing.


Saturday, November 17, 2018
Family Tree Maker SIG - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Banner-UMC, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ, Rooms 2500 E&F (just off the cafeteria)
If you are an FTM user (PC and Mac) and interested in exploring all the features of this software program, please join us. FTM users of all levels are welcome to attend any of our lively, hands-on learning sessions.


PCGS General Meeting
Saturday, November 17, 2018
PCGS General Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Banner-University Medical Center, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ, Duval Auditorium (Room 2600)
This month's class is "Researching the World on a Shoestring Without Leaving Town" by Bob Black, Director, Tucson Family History Center.
 
The featured program is  "Heading West, Starting Fresh: Our Ancestors and American Expansion" by Robert Wilbanks IV. This beginner to intermediate topic is an historical overview of United States migration from the earliest Colonial period through to the later 1800s. This presentation explains the geography and topography of the Eastern United States, and how it influenced early settlement and growth, as well as the westward expansion after the Revolutionary War through the post Civil War Era. It also discusses what pushed and pulled our ancestors to pick up and head elsewhere.
 
Robert has been a practicing genealogist for 40 years and a professional genealogist for 29. He holds a B.A. in History and attended the Institute of Genealogical and Historical Research at Samford University. He is the president of the Arizona Council of Professional Genealogists and the Chief Genealogist & Historian for the Caledonian Society of Arizona. He is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Genealogical Speakers Guild, and the National Genealogical Society. His areas of expertise are U.S. Military History & Records, American Civil War, Old South, Colonial Virginia, United States, and British Isles. Learn more about him by visiting his website Ancestral Pride: Professional Genealogy Services.



Saturday, December 8, 2018
DNA Group - MEMBERS ONLY  (SIGs)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Banner-UMC, 1501 N. Campbell Ave., Tucson, AZ, Rooms 2500 E&F (just off the cafeteria)
Get answers to your DNA questions, guidance on interpreting your results, and updates on what's new in DNA testing.


Saturday, December 15, 2018
PCGS General Meeting - NO MEETING THIS MONTH  (Monthly Meetings)
Happy Holidays! Please join us on January 19, 2019, for our first meeting of the new year.