Williamson County (TX) Genealogical Society
Beginner Genealogy Workshop: 1st Saturday of the Month

Are you new to genealogy research?  Would you like some help with the research basics?  Join us in person the first Saturday of each month for the Beginning Genealogy Workshop.  We meet from 9:30 am to 11 am at the Round Rock Public Library Technology Room (first floor behind the main desk).  Expect a presentation followed by some time to practice and research.  Laptops are available from the library if you do not have one.


2023 Topics

June 3 – Newspapers Workshop: Adding Dimension to Your Tree with Sarah Kroh

July 1 – Introduction to Genealogy Research with Debbe Tipping, P.L.C.G.S.

Aug 5 – Basic Genealogy Records with Debbe Tipping, P.L.C.G.S.

Sept 2 – FamilySearch.org with Alan Rabe

Oct 7 – MyHeritage with Alan Rabe

Nov 4 – Getting Started with Wikitree with Sarah Kroh

Dec 2 – Using DNA in Genealogy with Debbe Tipping, P.L.C.G.S.


For more information, see the individual meeting announcement.


‚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