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Monday, June 6
"That Splendid Little War": Military Records of the Spanish American War  (Brown Bag Lunches)
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
West Waco Library 5301 Bosque Blvd, Waco, Texas
"THAT SPLENDID LITTLE WAR": MILITARY RECORDS OF THE SPANISH AMERICAN WAR
 
The Genealogy Center's own Bill Buckner brings strategies to discover more about your ancestors who fought in the war with Spain (1898).  Learn what records to look for and what information can be found. 


Monday, June 27
Family History for Children  (Monthly CTGS Meetings)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
West Waco Library 5301 Bosque Blvd, Waco, Texas-STORYTIME ROOM
FAMILY HISTORY FOR CHILDREN
 
This presentation is for genealogists and educators and parents!
 As Genealogists we know there is a day coming where we must find a successor for all of our research.  
Who will that be in your family? 
Whether it is a child ,grandchild, or any other relative  you are sure to enjoy Jonah Barnes' virtual presentation on Family History for Children.  Jonah is a published author and first met his wife Charlotte while working on family history in their university library. Since then, they have written extensively about their own ancestors, and presented at various family history conferences.
One of their main goals in life is to make family history a fun and meaningful pastime for young people. 
Come learn activities to get your younger generations involved in YOUR family research and find meaningful activities & curriculum using math, geography, writing, etc. for your children and students.  

 



Who Were the Men of the CCC?
Monday, July 11
Who Were the Men of the CCC?  (Brown Bag Lunches)
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
West Waco Library 5301 Bosque Blvd, Waco, Texas
WHO WERE THE MEN OF THE CCC?
 
Learn about the Civilian Conservation Corps, a work relief program, and determine if your ancestor served in the CCC.  Bill Buckner explores the history of the program and gives tips on where to find more information. 



Church Records and Your Family Tree
Monday, August 8
Church Records and Your Family Tree  (Brown Bag Lunches)
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
West Waco Library 5301 Bosque Blvd, Waco, Texas
CHURCH RECORDS AND YOUR FAMILY TREE
 
Church records of any denomination can offer insight into your ancestors' lives.  Marriage documents, obituaries and more can open doors.  Join speaker Alan J. Lefever of the Texas Baptist Historical Collection to find out how.
 



What's in a Name?  Creative search strategies to identify ancestors
Monday, September 12
What's in a Name? Creative search strategies to identify ancestors  (Brown Bag Lunches)
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
West Waco Library 5301 Bosque Blvd, Waco, Texas
WHAT'S IN A NAME?  CREATIVE SEARCH STRATEGIES TO IDENTIFY ANCESTORS
 
Names can be helpful in your searches, but what if the name changes, is misspelled or just hard to read?
The Genealogy Center's own Hannah Kubacak has strategies to be successful in these cases
 



Proving the Link Between Generations: Outside the Box Search Strategies and Tips
Monday, October 3
Proving the Link Between Generations: Outside the Box Search Strategies and Tips  (Brown Bag Lunches)
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
West Waco Library 5301 Bosque Blvd, Waco, Texas
PROVING THE LINK BETWEEN GENERATIONS: OUTSIDE THE BOX SEARCH STRATEGIES AND TIPS
 
Take the next step in your genealogy research by exploring some often overlooked research tools.  Angela Granger, Regent of the Henry Downs Chapter, NSDAR, has the tips you need when vital records aren't available. 



From Minsk to Manhattan: Using Maps to Retrace an Ancestor's Journey
Monday, November 7
From Minsk to Manhattan: Using Maps to Retrace an Ancestor's Journey  (Brown Bag Lunches)
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
West Waco Library 5301 Bosque Blvd, Waco, Texas
FROM MINSK TO MANHATTAN: USING MAPS TO RETRACE AN ANCESTOR'S JOURNEY
 
Speaker David Passman shares his storyof retracing an immigrant ancestor's journey during the Age of Steam.  
A variety of documents revealed the transmigrant experience through a complex transportation system.