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Monday, December 9
DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group  (DNA Genealogy Interest Group)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
TGS Library, 2717 SE Indiana Ave.
 
Learn how to utilize DNA testing as part of your genealogy research toolkit. Come to learn, get your questions answered, and share your DNA testing experiences with others. Come if you have had your DNA tested, and are not sure what to do with the results. This group includes the former Beginner and Intermediate DNA SIGs.
 
Open to the members of the public, if they have completed DNA testing.
 
Led by Marty Flanagan


Monday, December 9
Brick Wall Help Session  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Topeka Genealogical Society Library, 2717 SE Indiana Avenue
Bring your brick wall  genealogy problems, and your knowledge and experience to help others solve their problems.  We'll share and work together to break down those brick walls!
 
Facilitated by Marty Flanagan
 
This group is a benefit of TGS membership, open to current TGS members only.


Thursday, December 12
Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group  (Computer Genealogy & Software)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
TGS Library, 2717 SE Indiana Ave.
A special interest group focused on learning tips and tricks for using computers and software in genealogical research.  (Formerly called the Family TreeMaker/ Computer Genealogy group)
 
Topic:  To be announced as they become available.  
 
Co-facilitated by Jan Droge and Rich McReynolds.
 
Free, open to the public. 
 


Thursday, December 12
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
TGS Library, 2717 SE Indiana Ave.
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.



Thursday, January 23, 2020
Civilian Conservation Corps, presented by Tod Bevitt  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library
The Civilian Conservation Corps was arguably one of Roosevelt's most successful New Deal programs. The C.C.C. was a program of conservation and construction that changed the lives of over three million men and their families. For the past 10 years, Tod Bevitt has been studying the C.C.C. in Kansas, researching the men, their camps and the projects they completed. In 2018, he and his wife contracted with the Kansas Historical Society to document what remains of the C.C.C. camps in Kansas. His presentation will give an overview of the impacts of the Kansas C.C.C. Tod Bevitt is the owner and principal investigator for Buried Past Consulting, LLC, performing cultural resource investigations throughout the state of Kansas and the Great Plains. 
 
Program is free, and open to the Public.  No registration required. 



Thursday, February 27, 2020
Civil War Veterans Buried at Rochester Cemetery  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library
Students from Mr. Nathan McAlister’s Seaman High School history class wil report on their project to research and document every veteran of the Civil War buried in Rochester Cemetery. They will share their methods and findings.
 
Program is free,and open to the Public.  No registration required.



Thursday, March 26, 2020
Cemetery Records at Mount Hope Cemetery  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Topeka and Shawnee County Public Library
Mr. Fred Holroyd, a volunteer at Mount Hope Cemetery in Topeka, has recently organized and digitized the cemetery’s records. As the former Vice-President of Penwell Mortuary, he is knowledgeable about funeral and burial customs in this area and has a wealth of information to share. Currently, Mr. Holyroyd is working to identify veterans buried at the cemetery without headstones and then is applying to the government for headstones.
 
Program is free, and open to the Public. No registration required.