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Genealogy Club News

Chani Owen Hopefully, everyone enjoyed the holidays and is ready to jump into genealogy! The meeting on Tuesday, Jan. 17, will be “20 Websites Every Genealogist Should Be Using” (Round 2), presented by Emily Richardson. In July, Emily presented Round 1 of “20 Websites Every Genealogist Should Be Using.” Many have asked whether there are…

Genealogy Club News

Jo Ann Evans Most Americans have a family history that includes immigration to the United States. Determining your immigrant ancestor’s exact town of origin before their immigration into this country is the key to successful research across the pond. On Tuesday, Aug. 16, in the CATC, Room 104, from 7 to 8:30 p.m., the Genealogy…

Genealogy Club News

JoAnn Evans “We are the chosen. In each family there is one who seems called to find the ancestors. To put flesh on their bones and make them live again. To tell the family story and to feel that somehow they know and approve. Doing genealogy is not a cold gathering of facts but, instead,…

Genealogy Club Presentations

Jo Ann Evans The June and July events offered by the Genealogy Club have been designed to appeal to a range of genealogical experience, from beginner to seasoned veterans. On June 13 in the CATC, Room 104, from 2 to 4 p.m., Emily Richardson held a workshop for beginning genealogists called “Demystifying the Federal Census…

Discover Genealogical Gold!

Jo Ann Evans On April 11 Genealogy Club Board member and professional genealogist Emily Richardson presented an excellent workshop for beginners called Discovering FamilySearch. FamilySearch, a free website, now offers more than 14.3 billion searchable names and images of historical records from ancestral homelands all over the globe. Yes, you read that right—14.3 billion—and that…

Genealogy Club News

Jo Ann Evans In April and early May, the Robson Ranch Genealogy Club will feature three interesting and informative speakers to help develop your research, organization, and DNA interpretive skills. On April 5 at 7 p.m., in Room 104 of the CATC, Susan E. Ball, president of the Texas State Genealogical Society, will speak to…

Robson Ranch Genealogy Club

You 2 parents 4 grandparents 8 great grandparents 16 great great grandparents 32 great great great grandparents 64 great great great great grandparents 128 great great great great great grandparents 256 great great great great great great grandparents ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ ~~~ It’s amazing how vast your family tree is once you start looking into…

Red, white, blue and the family pride

Adele Stewart The Genealogy Club window in the CATC is colorful with a display of patriotic material collected by club members and celebrating the participation of their ancestors in past wars, dating back to the War for Independence. With each display, our hope is to both highlight the research done by club members and to…