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ETGS Get Acquainted Luncheon
Thursday, January 23
ETGS Get Acquainted Luncheon  (Social Gatherings)
11:30 am
Traditions Cafeteria
Get your tray and look for jolly Ralph Hall and his ETGS table flag.


A Winter of DNA eConference
Saturday, January 25
A Winter of DNA eConference  (Seminars & Workshops)
9:00 am
Location is your home, your computer.
Speakers will be talking about the following:
Louis Kessler - Using Double Matching to Build Triangulation Groups from Segment Matches
Jonny Perl - Chromosome Mapping for Absolute Beginners
Devon Noel Lee - Exploring the Advantages and Disadvantages of Ancestry ThruLines
Paul Woodbury - Anchoring Analysis with Multiple Types of DNA Evidence
 
The online sessions will begin at 9am Central Time on Saturday, 25 January 2020. Some answers to common questions that people have asked us:

1. Yes, the sessions are live. These are not pre-recorded, so if you have questions, then please ask them in the chat during any of the sessions and we'll get them answered.

2. Yes there are door prizes. We have DNA kits donated from several companies as well as other prizes.  

3. No, you don't have to be watching the live presentations to win (although we hope you do), everyone who is registered will be eligible to win the DNA kits.

4. Yes, recordings of the sessions will be available for 30 days after the eConference so even if you can't make the live session, register so that you can watch the recordings.

5. Yes we use our webcams. You don't have to watch slides all the time. You also get to see people. 

6. Yes, this event is open to anyone who wants to register.  No need to travel or even change out of your pajamas if you don't want to.

As with past events there will be a 5th hour panel discussion where you can ask questions about any of the topics or even anything else related to DNA and genetic genealogy. Early bird registration is only $19.99 until January 17th. Regular registration price is $24.99. Learn more at the website (https://www.familyhistoryfanatics.com/winterdna) and register today.



ETGS Monthly Meeting and Presentation
Saturday, February 8
ETGS Monthly Meeting and Presentation  (Meetings)
2:00 pm
Tyler Public Library Taylor Auditorium
General membership meetings, which are free and open to the public, provide a place to interact with others interested in family history.  The programs are informative and entertaining, usually with speakers from throughout Texas.  We meet in the auditorium of the Tyler Public Library, 201 S College Ave, Tyler, TX 75702.  Come join us!
 
Our Computer Interest Group often meets after our general membership meeting. There are presentations on various Websites and genealogy software. 


Monday, February 10
Cherokee County Genealogical Society  (Meetings)
5:30 pm
First United Methodist Church, 1031 SE Loop 456, Jacksonville, Texas



Monday, March 9
Cherokee County Genealogical Society  (Meetings)
5:30 pm
First United Methodist Church, 1031 SE Loop 456, Jacksonville, Texas


ETGS Monthly Meeting and Presentation
Saturday, March 14
ETGS Monthly Meeting and Presentation  (Meetings)
2:00 pm
Tyler Public Library Taylor Auditorium
General membership meetings, which are free and open to the public, provide a place to interact with others interested in family history.  The programs are informative and entertaining, usually with speakers from throughout Texas.  We meet in the auditorium of the Tyler Public Library, 201 S College Ave, Tyler, TX 75702.  Come join us!
 
Our Computer Interest Group often meets after our general membership meeting. There are presentations on various Websites and genealogy software. 



Family History Fair
Saturday, April 11
Family History Fair  (Seminars & Workshops)
9:00 am to 5:00 pm
Soules School of Business, Univ. of Texas Tyler campus
Save the date! 
Our featured speaker will be David Rencher, FamilySearch's Chief Genealogical Officer.
More details to come about this exciting annual event!  See the attached information.


Monday, April 13
Cherokee County Genealogical Society  (Meetings)
5:30 pm
First United Methodist Church, 1031 SE Loop 456, Jacksonville, Texas



ETGS Monthly Meeting and Presentation
Saturday, May 9
ETGS Monthly Meeting and Presentation  (Meetings)
2:00 pm
Tyler Public Library Taylor Auditorium
General membership meetings, which are free and open to the public, provide a place to interact with others interested in family history.  The programs are informative and entertaining, usually with speakers from throughout Texas.  We meet in the auditorium of the Tyler Public Library, 201 S College Ave, Tyler, TX 75702.  Come join us!
 
Our Computer Interest Group often meets after our general membership meeting. There are presentations on various Websites and genealogy software. 


Monday, May 11
Cherokee County Genealogical Society  (Meetings)
5:30 pm
First United Methodist Church, 1031 SE Loop 456, Jacksonville, Texas