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Brick Wall Interest Group
Tuesday, May 18
Brick Wall Interest Group  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
Discussion Topic:  To be announced
 
Bring your brick wall  genealogy problems, and your knowledge and experience to help others solve their problems.  Most sessions include a short presentation, plus time to share and work together to break down those brick walls!
 
Facilitated by Marty Flanagan. Contact Marty at least 2 days in advance to be invited to attend. marty.flanagan3@gmail.com
 
 


Monthly Program - The Oregon Trail in Northeast Kansas
Thursday, May 20
Monthly Program - The Oregon Trail in Northeast Kansas  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual program via Zoom
Presenter and Program TopicDoug Mauck,  local history buff, will share his knowledge and discoveries of the history of the Oregon Trail as it crossed through northeast Kansas and Shawnee County.  
 
This will be a virtual program, via Zoom.  Current TGS members will be emailed a meeting link  a few days prior to the date.  Others who would like to participate may obtain a link to the meeting by emailing Barb LaClair at tgstopeka.president@gmail.com at least 2 days in advance of the event. 
 
Monthly Programs, featuring local speakers on topics of genealogical and historical interest. Programs are free, and open to the Public. No registration required. 
 



Foundations of Family History Interest Group
Tuesday, June 1
Foundations of Family History Interest Group  (Foundations of Family History)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
PRESENTATION TOPIC:  Finding records of Birth and Death
 
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
 
Particpation in this group is free, and open to the public.  If  you would like to participate, contact Barb LaClair at  tgstopeka.president@gmail.com at least 2 days in advance to recieve a link to the meeting. 
 
 


Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group
Thursday, June 10
Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group  (Computer Genealogy & Software)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Zoom meeting? TBD
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:  Fold3 and Military Records
 
Co-facilitated by Jan Droge and 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.
 


TGS Board Meeting
Thursday, June 10
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting? TBD
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.


DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group
Monday, June 14
DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group  (DNA Genealogy Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
Discussion Topic:  To be announced
 
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. Open to the members of the public, if they have completed DNA testing.
 
Led by Marty Flanagan. Contact Marty at least 2 days ahead to be invited to attend.  marty.flanagan3@gmail.com


Brick Wall Interest Group
Tuesday, June 15
Brick Wall Interest Group  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom
Discussion Topic:  To be announced
 
Bring your brick wall  genealogy problems, and your knowledge and experience to help others solve their problems.  Most sessions include a short presentation, plus time to share and work together to break down those brick walls!
 
Facilitated by Marty Flanagan. Contact Marty at least 2 days in advance to be invited to attend. marty.flanagan3@gmail.com
 
 


Monthly Program - Researching Burials at Ritchie Cemetery
Thursday, June 17
Monthly Program - Researching Burials at Ritchie Cemetery  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual program via Zoom
Presenter and Program TopicJan Johnson  - Researching burials at Ritchie Cemetery.
 
Some projects just take on a life of their own! What began as a quest to find native plants growing in our community led to an extensive research project to identify and document individuals buried at the Ritchie Cemetery in Topeka, and then to learn more about the stories of those individuals and their families.  Jan Johnson will share some of the  fascinating experiences and discoveries that she and Jeff Hansen have made during their research project. 
 
This will be a virtual program, via Zoom.  Current TGS members will be emailed a meeting link  a few days prior to the date.  Others who would like to participate may obtain a link to the meeting by emailing Barb LaClair at tgstopeka.president@gmail.com at least 2 days in advance of the event. 
 
Monthly Programs, featuring local speakers on topics of genealogical and historical interest. Programs are free, and open to the Public. No registration required. 
 



Foundations of Family History Interest Group
Tuesday, July 6
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
 
Particpation in this group is free, and open to the public.  If  you would like to participate, contact Barb LaClair at  tgstopeka.president@gmail.com at least 2 days in advance to recieve a link to the meeting. 
 
 


Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group
Thursday, July 8
Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group  (Computer Genealogy & Software)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Zoom meeting? TBD
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:  Demo of Ancestry.com Features  
 
Co-facilitated by Jan Droge and 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.
 


TGS Board Meeting
Thursday, July 8
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting? TBD
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.


DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group
Monday, July 12
DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group  (DNA Genealogy Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom? To be determined
Discussion Topic:  To be announced
 
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. Open to the members of the public, if they have completed DNA testing.
 
Led by Marty Flanagan. Contact Marty at least 2 days ahead to be invited to attend.  marty.flanagan3@gmail.com


Monthly Program
Thursday, July 15
Monthly Program  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual program via Zoom
Presenter and Program Topic:  We're working on it! - To be announced soon. 
 
Monthly Programs, featuring local speakers on topics of genealogical and historical interest. Programs are free, and open to the Public. No registration required. 
 


Brick Wall Interest Group
Tuesday, July 20
Brick Wall Interest Group  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom? To be determined
Discussion Topic:  To be announced
 
Bring your brick wall  genealogy problems, and your knowledge and experience to help others solve their problems.  Most sessions include a short presentation, plus time to share and work together to break down those brick walls!
 
Facilitated by Marty Flanagan. Contact Marty at least 2 days in advance to be invited to attend. marty.flanagan3@gmail.com
 
 



Foundations of Family History Interest Group
Tuesday, August 3
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
 
Particpation in this group is free, and open to the public.  If  you would like to participate, contact Barb LaClair at  tgstopeka.president@gmail.com at least 2 days in advance to recieve a link to the meeting. 
 
 


DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group
Monday, August 9
DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group  (DNA Genealogy Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom? To be determined
Discussion Topic:  To be announced
 
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. Open to the members of the public, if they have completed DNA testing.
 
Led by Marty Flanagan. Contact Marty at least 2 days ahead to be invited to attend.  marty.flanagan3@gmail.com


Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group
Thursday, August 12
Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group  (Computer Genealogy & Software)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Zoom meeting? TBD
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  
 
Co-facilitated by Jan Droge and 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.
 


TGS Board Meeting
Thursday, August 12
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting? TBD
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.


Brick Wall Interest Group
Tuesday, August 17
Brick Wall Interest Group  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom? To be determined
Discussion Topic:  To be announced
 
Bring your brick wall  genealogy problems, and your knowledge and experience to help others solve their problems.  Most sessions include a short presentation, plus time to share and work together to break down those brick walls!
 
Facilitated by Marty Flanagan. Contact Marty at least 2 days in advance to be invited to attend. marty.flanagan3@gmail.com
 
 


Monthly Program - Finding Family Stories in the Strangest Places
Thursday, August 19
Monthly Program - Finding Family Stories in the Strangest Places  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual program via Zoom
Presenter and Program TopicFinding Family Stories in the Strangest Places, presented by Sandra Kassebaum.
 
Yes, family stories may be found anywhere, even when you are not looking. Sometimes the stories are already written for you.  Enter--eyes open, ears alert and mind ready.  Where are your stories?
 
Monthly Programs, featuring local speakers on topics of genealogical and historical interest. Programs are free, and open to the Public. No registration required. 
 



Foundations of Family History Interest Group
Tuesday, September 7
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
 
Particpation in this group is free, and open to the public.  If  you would like to participate, contact Barb LaClair at  tgstopeka.president@gmail.com at least 2 days in advance to recieve a link to the meeting. 
 
 


Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group
Thursday, September 9
Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group  (Computer Genealogy & Software)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Zoom meeting? TBD
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  
 
Co-facilitated by Jan Droge and 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.
 


TGS Board Meeting
Thursday, September 9
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting? TBD
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.


DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group
Monday, September 13
DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group  (DNA Genealogy Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom? To be determined
Discussion Topic:  To be announced
 
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. Open to the members of the public, if they have completed DNA testing.
 
Led by Marty Flanagan. Contact Marty at least 2 days ahead to be invited to attend.  marty.flanagan3@gmail.com


Monthly Program - Topeka's Hidden History Goldmine
Thursday, September 16
Monthly Program - Topeka's Hidden History Goldmine  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual program via Zoom
Presenter and Program Topic  Topeka's Hidden History Goldmine: The Topeka Genealogical Society Library.  Presented by Barb LaClair
 
Join us to learn about one of the best-kept secrets in Topeka - the Topeka Genealogical Society Library! Located at 2717 SE Indiana Avenue in Topeka, this facility is overflowing with treasures just waiting to be found. A strong local history collection, original courthouse books and records, Columbian Title Abstract records, City Directories, school yearbooks, cemetery records, indexes and finding aids to make your search easier are just some of the things you will find here. In addition to local resources, the broad library collection includes genealogical research materials pertaining to nearly all U.S. States. The library is open to the public and welcomes visitors. Discover your family history at the Topeka Genealogical Society Library! 
 
Monthly Programs, featuring local speakers on topics of genealogical and historical interest. Programs are free, and open to the Public. No registration required. 
 


Brick Wall Interest Group
Tuesday, September 21
Brick Wall Interest Group  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom? To be determined
Discussion Topic:  To be announced
 
Bring your brick wall  genealogy problems, and your knowledge and experience to help others solve their problems.  Most sessions include a short presentation, plus time to share and work together to break down those brick walls!
 
Facilitated by Marty Flanagan. Contact Marty at least 2 days in advance to be invited to attend. marty.flanagan3@gmail.com
 
 



Foundations of Family History Interest Group
Tuesday, October 5
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
 
Particpation in this group is free, and open to the public.  If  you would like to participate, contact Barb LaClair at  tgstopeka.president@gmail.com at least 2 days in advance to recieve a link to the meeting. 
 
 


DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group
Monday, October 11
DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group  (DNA Genealogy Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom? To be determined
Discussion Topic:  To be announced
 
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. Open to the members of the public, if they have completed DNA testing.
 
Led by Marty Flanagan. Contact Marty at least 2 days ahead to be invited to attend.  marty.flanagan3@gmail.com


Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group
Thursday, October 14
Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group  (Computer Genealogy & Software)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Zoom meeting? TBD
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  
 
Co-facilitated by Jan Droge and 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.
 


TGS Board Meeting
Thursday, October 14
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting? TBD
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.


Brick Wall Interest Group
Tuesday, October 19
Brick Wall Interest Group  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom? To be determined
Discussion Topic:  To be announced
 
Bring your brick wall  genealogy problems, and your knowledge and experience to help others solve their problems.  Most sessions include a short presentation, plus time to share and work together to break down those brick walls!
 
Facilitated by Marty Flanagan. Contact Marty at least 2 days in advance to be invited to attend. marty.flanagan3@gmail.com
 
 


Monthly Program
Thursday, October 21
Monthly Program  (Monthly Programs)
7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Virtual program via Zoom
Presenter and Program Topic:  We're working on it! - To be announced soon. 
 
Monthly Programs, featuring local speakers on topics of genealogical and historical interest. Programs are free, and open to the Public. No registration required. 
 



Foundations of Family History Interest Group
Tuesday, November 2
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
 
Particpation in this group is free, and open to the public.  If  you would like to participate, contact Barb LaClair at  tgstopeka.president@gmail.com at least 2 days in advance to recieve a link to the meeting. 
 
 


DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group
Monday, November 8
DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group  (DNA Genealogy Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom? To be determined
Discussion Topic:  To be announced
 
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. Open to the members of the public, if they have completed DNA testing.
 
Led by Marty Flanagan. Contact Marty at least 2 days ahead to be invited to attend.  marty.flanagan3@gmail.com


Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group
Thursday, November 11
Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group  (Computer Genealogy & Software)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Zoom meeting? TBD
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  
 
Co-facilitated by Jan Droge and 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.
 


TGS Board Meeting
Thursday, November 11
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting? TBD
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.


Brick Wall Interest Group
Tuesday, November 16
Brick Wall Interest Group  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom? To be determined
Discussion Topic:  To be announced
 
Bring your brick wall  genealogy problems, and your knowledge and experience to help others solve their problems.  Most sessions include a short presentation, plus time to share and work together to break down those brick walls!
 
Facilitated by Marty Flanagan. Contact Marty at least 2 days in advance to be invited to attend. marty.flanagan3@gmail.com
 
 



Foundations of Family History Interest Group
Tuesday, December 7
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
 
Particpation in this group is free, and open to the public.  If  you would like to participate, contact Barb LaClair at  tgstopeka.president@gmail.com at least 2 days in advance to recieve a link to the meeting. 
 
 


Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group
Thursday, December 9
Computer Genealogy & Software Interest Group  (Computer Genealogy & Software)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Zoom meeting? TBD
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  
 
Co-facilitated by Jan Droge and 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.
 


TGS Board Meeting
Thursday, December 9
TGS Board Meeting  (Board Meetings)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom meeting? TBD
All Board meetings are open to TGS members.


DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group
Monday, December 13
DNA/ Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group  (DNA Genealogy Interest Group)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom? To be determined
Discussion Topic:  To be announced
 
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. Open to the members of the public, if they have completed DNA testing.
 
Led by Marty Flanagan. Contact Marty at least 2 days ahead to be invited to attend.  marty.flanagan3@gmail.com


Brick Wall Interest Group
Tuesday, December 21
Brick Wall Interest Group  (Brick Wall Problem Solving SIG)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Virtual Meeting - Online with Zoom? To be determined
Discussion Topic:  To be announced
 
Bring your brick wall  genealogy problems, and your knowledge and experience to help others solve their problems.  Most sessions include a short presentation, plus time to share and work together to break down those brick walls!
 
Facilitated by Marty Flanagan. Contact Marty at least 2 days in advance to be invited to attend. marty.flanagan3@gmail.com