AUDRAIN COUNTY AREA GENEALOGICAL SOCIETY
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Welcome to ACAGS

Audrain County Area Genealogy Society

THE MAY MEETING OF THE A.C.A.G.S. WILL BE 1:30 P. M., SUNDAY, MAY 20 AT THE MEXICO-AUDRAIN LIBRARY.


KEVIN CHASE, ADMINISTRATOR OF THE AUDRAIN AMBULANCE DISTRICT, WILL GIVE THE PROGRAM. 

OPEN TO THE PUBLIC.

The Society recently received the first 10 rolls of the Daily Intelligencar

2018 Annual Quilt Exhibit

The Columbia Public Library‘s annual quilt exhibit will take place April 7-29, 2018. This year’s theme is The Social World of Quilting. 

Quilts in the exhibit will feature tops constructed by more than one person. Methods may include friendship/autograph quilts; row-by-row quilts; one or more people piecing and another stitching the top; or one or more appliqué or embroidery artist and another person constructing the top.

The Cumberland Gap Tennessee Genealogy and History Group, Inc. A.K.A. (CGTGHG) would like to announce the 8th Annual Genealogy Jamboree and Pioneer Day in the Historic Town of Cumberland Gap, Tennessee this June 7-9, 2018.


This Event is A FREE FAMILY EVENT where all can learn their Genealogical History and Heritage. See the lifestyles of our Pioneer Ancestors. Demonstrations are by Craftsmen/women, Native Americans and Military Re-en-actors. Our exhibitors are genealogical and historical societies and speakers, surname tents, authors and crafters. What the Exhibitors have to sell? Genealogical to historical books, handmade soaps, jewelry, coal crafters, chair caning, blacksmith and many other items.

 

We are not limiting the Genealogy to the families that came to or through Cumberland Gap, Tennessee but too include all families of the United States.

 

Free Family History Library Classes and Webinars for November 2017

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH (26 October, 2017), The Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, has announced its free family history classes and webinars for November 2017. Participants can attend in person or online. New classes include how-to research Swiss, Norwegian, Canadian, and immigration records. There are also classes on the FamilySearch Family Tree, using the FamilySearch Catalog effectively, learning how to index in much-needed foreign languages such as Italian, Portuguese, Spanish, Dutch, and French, and searching specific sources for many other countries. Some classes are also in Spanish. See the full schedule below. Mark your calendars for events you want to join so you don’t forget. (Find and share this announcement easily online in the FamilySearch Newsroom).Online classes are noted on the schedule as webinars. Webinar attendees need to click the link next to the class title at the scheduled date and time to attend the class online. Those attending in person simply go to the room noted. Invite your family and friends. All class times are in Mountain Standard Time (MST).If you are unable to attend classes in person or online, most sessions are recorded and can be viewed later online at your convenience. To access these, go to the archive for Family History Library classes and webinars.
DATE / TIME
CLASS (SKILL LEVEL)
WEBINAR | ROOM
Thursday, November 2, 11:00 a.m.Exploring Death Notices in Norway (Beginner)
Saturday, November 4 , 1:00 p.m.Árbol Familiar para principiantes (Beginner)
Monday, November 6, 10:00 a.m.Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner)
Monday, November 6, 11:00 a.m.Exploring Emigration Records in Norway—Finding Place of Origin (Beginner)
Monday, November 6, 1:00 p.m.Beginning Swiss Research (Beginner)
Tuesday, November 7, 10:00 a.m.Overview of FamilySearch (Beginner)
Thursday November 9, 9:00 a.m.Immigration and Canadian Border Crossing (Beginner)
Thursday, November 9, 11:00 a.m.Swiss Census Records (Beginner)
Thursday, November 9, 12:30 p.m.French Language Indexing (1½ hours) (Beginner)
Thursday, November 9, 12:30 p.m.Italian Language Indexing (1½ hours) (Beginner)
Thursday, November 9, 1:00 p.m.Reivers and Relatives: Ancestors Along the Anglo-Scottish Border (Intermediate)
Thursday, November 9, 2:30 p.m.Portuguese Language Indexing (1½ hours) (Beginner)
Thursday, November 9, 2:30 p.m.Spanish Language Indexing (1½ hours) (Beginner)
Thursday, November 9, 4:30 p.m.Web Indexing Training (1½ hours) (Beginner)
Thursday, November 9, 6:30 p.m.Leadership Indexing Training (1½ hours) (Beginner)
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Monday, November 13, 10:00 a.m.Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner)
Tuesday, November 14, 10:00 a.m.Starting FamilyTree: Navigating, Adding, Standardizing and Printing (Beginner)
Tuesday, November 14, 1:00 p.m.England Case Study and Research Strategy (Intermediate)
Wednesday, November 15, 10:00 a.m.Dutch Language Indexing (1½ hours) (Beginner)
Thursday, November 16, 11:00 a.m.United States Census Records (Beginner)
Thursday, November 16, 1:00 p.m.Lost in London! Tracing Elusive Ancestry in London and Other Big Cities (Intermediate)
Saturday, November 18, 1:00 p.m.Getting Started in Mexico? Why You Should Try Ancestry.com (Beginner)
Monday, November 20, 10:00 a.m.Using the FamilySearch Catalog Effectively (Beginner)
Tuesday, November 21, 10:00 a.m.Staring Family Tree: Preserving Memories Using Photos and Documents (Beginner)
Wednesday, November 29, 10:00 a.m.Web Indexing Training (1½ hours) (Beginner)
 
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Brian Grubbs
Local History and Genealogy Department ManagerSpringfield-Greene County Library District
417.616.0544

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