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Monday, February 26
DNA Special Interest Group  (DNA Special Interest Group)
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Online, via Zoom
Discussion in this group will focus on how to understand and use your DNA matches.  Participants will find this most helpful if they have done DNA testing and have received their results.   
 
To obtain a link to the Zoom meeting, email Marty Flanagan at marty.flanagan3@gmail.com , giving your name and email address, at least 2 days prior to the meeting. 



Friday, March 8
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.  To attend or participate, please contact Barb LaClair at tgstopeka.president@gmail.com.


Tuesday, March 12
Foundations of Family History Interest Group  (Foundations of Family History)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
 
PRESENTATION TOPIC:  Church Records  
 
In genealogy research, there's always something new to learn!  In this group, we will take a brief look at a different method or source material each month, and then leave time for  questions, answers and discussion on any genealogy-related topic. Facilitated by Barb LaClair
 
Participation in this group is free, and open to the public. TO REGISTER FOR THE MEETING AND OBTAIN THE ZOOM LINK, CLICK HERE.
 
 


Thursday, March 14
Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group  (Computer Genealogy & Software)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Zoom meeting
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 soon
 
Facilitated by Rich McReynolds.
 
Free, open to the public. Email  Rich McReynolds at rlm4017@gmail.com, at least two days before the meeting to be sent the Zoom link.
 


Brick Wall Interest Group
Tuesday, March 19
Brick Wall Interest Group  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
9:30 am to 10:00 am
Online with Zoom
New format for 2024! The focus of this group will shift to be more interactive "Members Helping Members". Meetings in odd-numbered months will continue to be held online on the Zoom platform; in even-numbered months we will meet in person at various area libraries for a "Search Party" Participants are encouraged to submit "Brick Wall" research questions (form attached - fill it out and send the Word document or a photo of the completed form to Cindy Cruz (clcruz32153@aol.com) as an email attachment.). We will look at your questions and brainstorm together during our Zoom meetings to offer suggestions or help you find answers to your questions.  We will do hands-on research at our in-person meetings, taking advantage of free access to online subscription databases when we meet at area libraries. 
 
Facilitated by Cindy Cruz. Contact Cindy at least 2 days in advance to be invited to attend Zoom meetings. clcruz32153@aol.com.
 
March 19, 2024 Program:  Zoom Meeting – Members Helping Members – Attendees can ask questions and the group will brainstorm resources which might help answer research questions from members. (Submit your research questions to Cindy by Monday, March 19, or bring other questions to the meeting.)


Monday, March 25
DNA Special Interest Group  (DNA Special Interest Group)
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Online, via Zoom
Discussion in this group will focus on how to understand and use your DNA matches.  Participants will find this most helpful if they have done DNA testing and have received their results.   
 
To obtain a link to the Zoom meeting, email Marty Flanagan at marty.flanagan3@gmail.com , giving your name and email address, at least 2 days prior to the meeting. 


Thursday, March 28
Monthly Program - Bulletins of the Shawnee County Historical Society  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm
Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, or online with Zoom

“Bulletins of the Shawnee County Historical Society; Digital Collection at TSCPL” by Katie Keckeisen

TSCPL History Librarian Katie Keckeisen will present a program on the digital collection of the Bulletins of the Shawnee County Historical Society and how they can be used for research. Use of the collection for researching historic Topeka buildings will be emphasized. Whether looking to be entertained or do serious research, you will find something to like in the Bulletin collection!

 
Monthly programs are free, and open to the public.  No registration needed to attend in person.  To get a link to attend virtually with Zoom, click here. 



Tuesday, April 9
Foundations of Family History Interest Group  (Foundations of Family History)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
 
PRESENTATION TOPIC:  To be announced 
 
In genealogy research, there's always something new to learn!  In this group, we will take a brief look at a different method or source material each month, and then leave time for  questions, answers and discussion on any genealogy-related topic. Facilitated by Barb LaClair
 
 
Participation in this group is free, and open to the public. TO REGISTER FOR THE MEETING AND OBTAIN THE ZOOM LINK, CLICK HERE.
 
 


Thursday, April 11
Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group  (Computer Genealogy & Software)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Zoom meeting
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 soon
 
Facilitated by Rich McReynolds.
 
Free, open to the public. Email  Rich McReynolds at rlm4017@gmail.com, at least two days before the meeting to be sent the Zoom link.
 


Friday, April 12
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.  To attend or participate, please contact Barb LaClair at tgstopeka.president@gmail.com.


Brick Wall Interest Group
Tuesday, April 16
Brick Wall Interest Group  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
9:30 am to 10:00 am
Kansas State Historical Society Archives
In-Person Meeting
 
April Program - "Search Party” at the Kansas State Archives – Participants can access databases from the Archives computers, search Kansas newspaper microfilms and request materials from the stacks. (Bring your research questions and a flash drive to save your documents!)
 
Facilitated by Cindy Cruz. 


Monday, April 22
DNA Special Interest Group  (DNA Special Interest Group)
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Online, via Zoom
Discussion in this group will focus on how to understand and use your DNA matches.  Participants will find this most helpful if they have done DNA testing and have received their results.   
 
To obtain a link to the Zoom meeting, email Marty Flanagan at marty.flanagan3@gmail.com , giving your name and email address, at least 2 days prior to the meeting. 


Thursday, April 25
Monthly Program - Pioneer Anthony Ward  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm
Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, or online with Zoom

Pioneer Anthony Ward; Original Owner of Old Prairie Town in Topeka” by Barbara LaClair

Topeka Genealogical Society President Barb LaClair will compare the traditional story of how Ward acquired his Topeka property with recently retrieved original land documents.

 
Monthly programs are free, and open to the public.  No registration needed to attend in person.  To get a link to attend virtually with Zoom, click here. 



Thursday, May 9
Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group  (Computer Genealogy & Software)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Zoom meeting
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 soon
 
Facilitated by Rich McReynolds.
 
Free, open to the public. Email  Rich McReynolds at rlm4017@gmail.com, at least two days before the meeting to be sent the Zoom link.
 


Friday, May 10
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.  To attend or participate, please contact Barb LaClair at tgstopeka.president@gmail.com.


Tuesday, May 14
Foundations of Family History Interest Group  (Foundations of Family History)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
 
PRESENTATION TOPIC:  To be announced 
 
In genealogy research, there's always something new to learn!  In this group, we will take a brief look at a different method or source material each month, and then leave time for  questions, answers and discussion on any genealogy-related topic. Facilitated by Barb LaClair
 
Participation in this group is free, and open to the public. TO REGISTER FOR THE MEETING AND OBTAIN THE ZOOM LINK, CLICK HERE.
 
 


Brick Wall Interest Group
Tuesday, May 21
Brick Wall Interest Group  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
9:30 am to 10:00 am
Online with Zoom
 
Facilitated by Cindy Cruz. Contact Cindy at least 2 days in advance to be invited to attend Zoom meetings. clcruz32153@aol.com.
 
May 21, 2024 Program:  Zoom Meeting – Members Helping Members – Attendees can ask questions and the group will brainstorm resources which might help answer research questions from members. (Submit your research questions to Cindy by Monday, May 20, or bring other questions to the meeting.)


Thursday, May 23
Monthly Program - Researching Your Great War Ancestor  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm
Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, or online with Zoom

Researching Your Great War Ancestor” by Danni Altman-Newell

Kansas City researcher, Danni Altman-Newell of Talking Box Genealogy, will offer tips and strategies for researching World War I ancestors.

Monthly programs are free, and open to the public.  No registration needed to attend in person.  To get a link to attend virtually with Zoom, click here. 


Monday, May 27
DNA Special Interest Group  (DNA Special Interest Group)
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Online, via Zoom
Discussion in this group will focus on how to understand and use your DNA matches.  Participants will find this most helpful if they have done DNA testing and have received their results.   
 
To obtain a link to the Zoom meeting, email Marty Flanagan at marty.flanagan3@gmail.com , giving your name and email address, at least 2 days prior to the meeting. 



Tuesday, June 11
Foundations of Family History Interest Group  (Foundations of Family History)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
 
PRESENTATION TOPIC:  To be announced 
 
Whether you are brand new to genealogy, or have been researching for quite a while, there's always something new to learn!  Having a better understanding of research methods and source materials can help you to avoid mistakes and improve your chances of research success.  In this group, we will take a brief look at a different method or source material each month, and then leave time for  questions, answers and discussion on any genealogy-related topic. Facilitated by Barb LaClair
 
Participation in this group is free, and open to the public. 
 
TO REGISTER FOR THE MEETING AND OBTAIN THE ZOOM LINK, CLICK HERE.
 
 


Thursday, June 13
Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group  (Computer Genealogy & Software)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Zoom meeting
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 soon
 
Facilitated by Rich McReynolds.
 
Free, open to the public. Email  Rich McReynolds at rlm4017@gmail.com, at least two days before the meeting to be sent the Zoom link.
 


Friday, June 14
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.  To attend or participate, please contact Barb LaClair at tgstopeka.president@gmail.com.


Monday, June 24
DNA Special Interest Group  (DNA Special Interest Group)
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Online, via Zoom
Discussion in this group will focus on how to understand and use your DNA matches.  Participants will find this most helpful if they have done DNA testing and have received their results.   
 
To obtain a link to the Zoom meeting, email Marty Flanagan at marty.flanagan3@gmail.com , giving your name and email address, at least 2 days prior to the meeting. 


Thursday, June 27
Monthly Program - Kansas First Lady, Sarah Robinson  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm
Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, or online with Zoom

 

“Kansas First Lady, Sarah Robinson” by Suzanne Germes 

Topekan Suzanne Germes will present a living history lecture about Sara Robinson's activities during the Civil War. She was the wife of Kansas Governor Charles Robinson. 
 
Monthly programs are free, and open to the public.  No registration needed to attend in person.  To get a link to attend virtually with Zoom, click here. 



Tuesday, July 9
Foundations of Family History Interest Group  (Foundations of Family History)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
 
PRESENTATION TOPIC:  To be announced 
 
Whether you are brand new to genealogy, or have been researching for quite a while, there's always something new to learn!  Having a better understanding of research methods and source materials can help you to avoid mistakes and improve your chances of research success.  In this group, we will take a brief look at a different method or source material each month, and then leave time for  questions, answers and discussion on any genealogy-related topic. Facilitated by Barb LaClair
 
Participation in this group is free, and open to the public. 
 
TO REGISTER FOR THE MEETING AND OBTAIN THE ZOOM LINK, CLICK HERE.
 
 


Thursday, July 11
Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group  (Computer Genealogy & Software)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Zoom meeting
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 soon
 
Facilitated by Rich McReynolds.
 
Free, open to the public. Email  Rich McReynolds at rlm4017@gmail.com, at least two days before the meeting to be sent the Zoom link.
 


Friday, July 12
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.  To attend or participate, please contact Barb LaClair at tgstopeka.president@gmail.com.


Monday, July 22
DNA Special Interest Group  (DNA Special Interest Group)
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Online, via Zoom
Discussion in this group will focus on how to understand and use your DNA matches.  Participants will find this most helpful if they have done DNA testing and have received their results.   
 
To obtain a link to the Zoom meeting, email Marty Flanagan at marty.flanagan3@gmail.com , giving your name and email address, at least 2 days prior to the meeting. 


Thursday, July 25
Monthly Program - Richard L.S. and Marjorie J. Morse Special Collections at KSU  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm
Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, or online with Zoom

The Richard L.D. and Marjorie J. Morse Department of Special Collections at K-State” by Cliff Hight

Monthly programs are free, and open to the public.  No registration needed to attend in person.  To get a link to attend virtually with Zoom, click here. 



Thursday, August 8
Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group  (Computer Genealogy & Software)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Zoom meeting
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 soon
 
Facilitated by Rich McReynolds.
 
Free, open to the public. Email  Rich McReynolds at rlm4017@gmail.com, at least two days before the meeting to be sent the Zoom link.
 


Friday, August 9
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.  To attend or participate, please contact Barb LaClair at tgstopeka.president@gmail.com.


Tuesday, August 13
Foundations of Family History Interest Group  (Foundations of Family History)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
 
PRESENTATION TOPIC:  To be announced 
 
Whether you are brand new to genealogy, or have been researching for quite a while, there's always something new to learn!  Having a better understanding of research methods and source materials can help you to avoid mistakes and improve your chances of research success.  In this group, we will take a brief look at a different method or source material each month, and then leave time for  questions, answers and discussion on any genealogy-related topic. Facilitated by Barb LaClair
 
Participation in this group is free, and open to the public. 
 
TO REGISTER FOR THE MEETING AND OBTAIN THE ZOOM LINK, CLICK HERE.
 
 


Thursday, August 22
Monthly Program - You've Got Mail- Letter-Writing Through Time  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm
Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, or online with Zoom

You’ve Got Mail: Exploring Letter-Writing Through Time” by Celia Daniels from Humanities Kansas Lecture Series

Monthly programs are free, and open to the public.  No registration needed to attend in person.  To get a link to attend virtually with Zoom, click here. 


Monday, August 26
DNA Special Interest Group  (DNA Special Interest Group)
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Online, via Zoom
Discussion in this group will focus on how to understand and use your DNA matches.  Participants will find this most helpful if they have done DNA testing and have received their results.   
 
To obtain a link to the Zoom meeting, email Marty Flanagan at marty.flanagan3@gmail.com , giving your name and email address, at least 2 days prior to the meeting. 



Tuesday, September 10
Foundations of Family History Interest Group  (Foundations of Family History)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
 
PRESENTATION TOPIC:  To be announced 
 
Whether you are brand new to genealogy, or have been researching for quite a while, there's always something new to learn!  Having a better understanding of research methods and source materials can help you to avoid mistakes and improve your chances of research success.  In this group, we will take a brief look at a different method or source material each month, and then leave time for  questions, answers and discussion on any genealogy-related topic. Facilitated by Barb LaClair
 
Participation in this group is free, and open to the public. 
 
TO REGISTER FOR THE MEETING AND OBTAIN THE ZOOM LINK, CLICK HERE.
 
 


Thursday, September 12
Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group  (Computer Genealogy & Software)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Zoom meeting
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 soon
 
Facilitated by Rich McReynolds.
 
Free, open to the public. Email  Rich McReynolds at rlm4017@gmail.com, at least two days before the meeting to be sent the Zoom link.
 


Friday, September 13
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.  To attend or participate, please contact Barb LaClair at tgstopeka.president@gmail.com.


Monday, September 23
DNA Special Interest Group  (DNA Special Interest Group)
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Online, via Zoom
Discussion in this group will focus on how to understand and use your DNA matches.  Participants will find this most helpful if they have done DNA testing and have received their results.   
 
To obtain a link to the Zoom meeting, email Marty Flanagan at marty.flanagan3@gmail.com , giving your name and email address, at least 2 days prior to the meeting. 


Thursday, September 26
Monthly Program  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm
Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, or online with Zoom

Program title and Presenter to be announced soon 

Monthly programs are free, and open to the public.  No registration needed to attend in person.  To get a link to attend virtually with Zoom, click here. 



Tuesday, October 8
Foundations of Family History Interest Group  (Foundations of Family History)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
 
PRESENTATION TOPIC:  To be announced 
 
Whether you are brand new to genealogy, or have been researching for quite a while, there's always something new to learn!  Having a better understanding of research methods and source materials can help you to avoid mistakes and improve your chances of research success.  In this group, we will take a brief look at a different method or source material each month, and then leave time for  questions, answers and discussion on any genealogy-related topic. Facilitated by Barb LaClair
 
Participation in this group is free, and open to the public. 
 
TO REGISTER FOR THE MEETING AND OBTAIN THE ZOOM LINK, CLICK HERE.
 
 


Thursday, October 10
Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group  (Computer Genealogy & Software)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Zoom meeting
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 soon
 
Facilitated by Rich McReynolds.
 
Free, open to the public. Email  Rich McReynolds at rlm4017@gmail.com, at least two days before the meeting to be sent the Zoom link.
 


Friday, October 11
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.  To attend or participate, please contact Barb LaClair at tgstopeka.president@gmail.com.


Thursday, October 24
Monthly Program  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm
Topeka & Shawnee County Public Library, or online with Zoom

Program title and Presenter to be announced soon 

Monthly programs are free, and open to the public.  No registration needed to attend in person.  To get a link to attend virtually with Zoom, click here. 


Monday, October 28
DNA Special Interest Group  (DNA Special Interest Group)
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Online, via Zoom
Discussion in this group will focus on how to understand and use your DNA matches.  Participants will find this most helpful if they have done DNA testing and have received their results.   
 
To obtain a link to the Zoom meeting, email Marty Flanagan at marty.flanagan3@gmail.com , giving your name and email address, at least 2 days prior to the meeting. 



Friday, November 8
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.  To attend or participate, please contact Barb LaClair at tgstopeka.president@gmail.com.


Tuesday, November 12
Foundations of Family History Interest Group  (Foundations of Family History)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
 
PRESENTATION TOPIC:  To be announced 
 
Whether you are brand new to genealogy, or have been researching for quite a while, there's always something new to learn!  Having a better understanding of research methods and source materials can help you to avoid mistakes and improve your chances of research success.  In this group, we will take a brief look at a different method or source material each month, and then leave time for  questions, answers and discussion on any genealogy-related topic. Facilitated by Barb LaClair
 
Participation in this group is free, and open to the public. 
 
TO REGISTER FOR THE MEETING AND OBTAIN THE ZOOM LINK, CLICK HERE.
 
 


Thursday, November 14
Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group  (Computer Genealogy & Software)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Zoom meeting
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 soon
 
Facilitated by Rich McReynolds.
 
Free, open to the public. Email  Rich McReynolds at rlm4017@gmail.com, at least two days before the meeting to be sent the Zoom link.
 


Monday, November 25
DNA Special Interest Group  (DNA Special Interest Group)
6:00 pm to 7:30 pm
Online, via Zoom
Discussion in this group will focus on how to understand and use your DNA matches.  Participants will find this most helpful if they have done DNA testing and have received their results.   
 
To obtain a link to the Zoom meeting, email Marty Flanagan at marty.flanagan3@gmail.com , giving your name and email address, at least 2 days prior to the meeting. 



Tuesday, December 10
Foundations of Family History Interest Group  (Foundations of Family History)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
 
PRESENTATION TOPIC:  To be announced 
 
Whether you are brand new to genealogy, or have been researching for quite a while, there's always something new to learn!  Having a better understanding of research methods and source materials can help you to avoid mistakes and improve your chances of research success.  In this group, we will take a brief look at a different method or source material each month, and then leave time for  questions, answers and discussion on any genealogy-related topic. Facilitated by Barb LaClair
 
Participation in this group is free, and open to the public. 
 
TO REGISTER FOR THE MEETING AND OBTAIN THE ZOOM LINK, CLICK HERE.
 
 


Thursday, December 12
Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group  (Computer Genealogy & Software)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Zoom meeting
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 soon
 
Facilitated by Rich McReynolds.
 
Free, open to the public. Email  Rich McReynolds at rlm4017@gmail.com, at least two days before the meeting to be sent the Zoom link.