Williamson County (TX) Genealogical Society
WCGS University (Saturday Classes) 2022
  • Do you want to get started building your family tree?
  • Need help finding the information and records you need?
  • Or help with internet searching?
  • Or programs?
  • Or anything else genealogical?
 
The WCGS University wants to help. 
We will have monthly classes on the fourth Saturday of the month, except for August, November, and December.
 
Please note all meetings will be virtual meetings via Zoom while the library meeting rooms are closed.
 
When the library meeting rooms open again, these classes will be held at:
Round Rock Public Library
216 E. Main Street, in Room B.
Time: 9:30 – 11:30 am
 
WCGS University Dates (Saturday Classes)
Jan  9:30 - 11:30 am
 
Feb  9:30 - 11:30 am
 
Mar  9:30 - 11:30 am
 
Apr  :30 - 11:30 am
 
May  9:30 - 11:30 am
 
June  9:30 - 11:30 am
 
July 23 9:30 - 11:30 am
African American Research:  Before and After Emancipation
Aug 27 9:30 - 11:30 am
No class
Sep 24 9:30 - 11:30 am
WikiTree
Oct 22 9:30 - 11:30 am
Researching Common Name (Same Name) Strategies
Nov 26 9:30 - 11:30 am No class
Dec 24 9:30 - 11:30 am No class
 
 
Topics and presenters for these classes will vary.  We will strive to find current, cutting edge, and intersting subjects. We will introduce you to tools and techniques that will help you locate more of the documents and records you need to solve your genealogical brick walls.  
 
If you have a topic you want to present let us know!
 
 
 
 

 
‚ÄčUseful Links:

Genealogical Proof Standard: https://bcgcertification.org/ethics-standards/

Elizabeth Shown Mill’s research website: https://www.historicpathways.com/

Evidence Explained website (ESM): https://www.evidenceexplained.com/

Mastering Genealogical Proof by Thomas W Jones: https://www.amazon.com/Mastering-Genealogical-Proof-Thomas-Jones-ebook/dp/B00H48MNXS/ref=sr_1_1?ie=UTF8&qid=1490658486&sr=8-1&keywords=mastering+genealogical+proof

Genealogy Standards: https://www.amazon.com/Genealogy-Standards-Board-Certification-Genealogists-ebook/dp/B00INGE1CG/ref=pd_sim_351_1?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=94HG4VPFJR7REEAK66PQ

Evidence Explained book (3rd edition): https://www.amazon.com/Evidence-Explained-History-Artifacts-Cyberspace-ebook/dp/B015YDZJ7Q/ref=pd_sim_351_2?_encoding=UTF8&psc=1&refRID=GVVW34VC54EQE9VPX373