Williamson County (TX) Genealogical Society
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Saturday, May 27
Mini-Genealogical Fair  (Special Event)
12:00 pm to 4:30 pm
Round Rock Public Library, Meeting Room B and Computer Lab
Our Mini-Genealogy Fair from 12:00-4:30 will feature three presentations on methodology:  Genealogical Proof Standards by Carol Joiner; Genealogy Software by Alan Rabe; Using City Directories by Ashton Mouton;  and an 'Ask a Genealogist' session, with John Marostica as the technical advisor; plus use of the computer lab with free printing, and free access to the library's genealogy related databases!  Additional help will be available for those wanting to learn the genealogy section of books upstairs.  There will also be a DAR representative available to answer questions.  The Friends of the Library will be providing light snacks for attendees!  Come learn, share and utilize the library's resources with like-minded folks!  



Thursday, June 15
Finding Your Ancestors During the Great Depression: CCC & WPA  (Monthly Meetings)
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Round Rock Public Library, Meeting Room A
The CCC & WPA work programs hired millions during the Great Depression.  Chances are some of your relatives were among them.  Learn about the programs and how to find your ancestors' records.  Our speaker will be Pat Gordon who has lectured on a variety of genealogy topics in Texas and Oklahoma, and has been researching her family for at least 25 years!



Thursday, July 20
More than Daughters: Using the DAR's Genealogical Research System  (Monthly Meetings)
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Round Rock Public Library, Meeting Room A
WCGS member, Teresa Devine, will speak on the benefits of using the DAR website to further our family research, and most importantly, HOW TO USE the website!  DAR membership is something that most genealogists aspire to and with our new skills, we might be able to accomplish membership!



Thursday, August 17
No August WCGS Member Meeting  (Monthly Meetings)



Thursday, September 21
Diseases of Our Ancestors  (Monthly Meetings)
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Round Rock Public Library, Meeting Room A
As you read your ancestor's death certificates, do you ever wonder what that mysterious sounding disease was like? Consumption, scrofula, deep hives, typhoid fever, ague....?  WCGS Vice President, Carolyn Gresham, will define some of these diseases, many of which are now easily curable with modern medicine!