Tennessee Genealogical Society
for all of Tennessee since 1954
Let's Discuss It
Saturday, 10 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.
Learn to use the HeritageQuest genealogy database.
Class location will be at the Germantown Community Library.
1925 Exeter Road, Germantown
This class will be held on
Monday, April 3, at 6:30 p.m.
Pre-registration is required. Please call 901-757-7323 to pre-register.
You're invited to our
HistoryGeo.com interactive database class
Olive Branch Public Library, 6619 MS-305
on Wednesday, April 19, 2017 at 12 noon.
Jennifer Baker will demonstrate how to find your first land-owner ancestors in public land states.
|TNGS Quarterly Business Meeting
Saturday, 10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. April 20, 2017
The Quarterly Business Meeting of the Tennessee Genealogical Society will begin at 10:00 a.m. on Saturday, April 20, 2017, at the Tennessee Genealogical Society Center, located at 7779 Poplar Pike, Germantown, TN.
We encourage all members to attend this meeting in order to receive updates on the Society’s 2017 Yearly Goals and also on upcoming events.
Refreshments will be served.
Following the meeting, George C. Browder will present a program on his latest book, A Reversal of Fortune: Germantown, Tennessee in the Civil War Era. Dr. Browder is a long-time Memphian, who graduated from Memphis State University (now the University of Memphis) in 1961. While there, he received a commission in the Air Force. After serving in the Air Force from 1961-64, he attended the University of Wisconsin, Madison, and received an MS and a PhD in Modern European History. He was a Professor at State University of New York in Fredonia from 1968-2000. He is the author of two books and numerous articles, essays and encyclopedia entries dealing mostly with police and security agencies of Weimar and Nazi Germany. He has also authored educational materials for Western Civilization and European history courses.
Melissa Barker, Archivist and Genealogist
will be the guest speaker for the Annual Spring Seminar to be held on
Saturday, May 20, 2017, from 9:00 a.m. – 3:00 p.m. at the
Pickering Center, 7771 Poplar Pike, Germantown, TN 38138
Melissa Barker is the Houston County, Tennessee Archivist. She is also a Professional Genealogist lecturing, teaching and writing about the genealogy research process, emphasizing research in archives and records preservation. She conducts virtual webinar presentations all across the United States for genealogical and historical societies. She writes a popular blog entitled A Genealogist in the Archives. She authors a bi-weekly column, “The Archive Lady” for the GeneaBloggers newsletter. She is the Reviews Editor for the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS) magazine FORUM. She has been researching her own family history for the past 26 years.
Be sure to mark your calendars now and set aside that date for an exciting genealogical adventure! The event registration form contains times, topics and registration information, and can be downloaded HERE, OR, you can register on-line HERE .
*Deadline for Registration: Friday, May 13, 2017
Limited Space Available
Other Area Events of
You are invited to attend the events hosted by the following organizations:
All meetings are on the third Wednesday of each month.
The meetings are held at the B.J. Chain Library 6619 Cockrum Olive Branch, Ms. in the large meeting room from : 12:00 to 2:00pm.
The Mission of the Olive Branch Genealogy Club is to provide a gathering place for members interested in genealogical research .
Our goal is to give members the skills and knowledge to research ancestors and to find the tools to overcome brick walls.
Please join us and enjoy the fellowship.
They meet every third Saturday from 10:00 A.M. - 12:00 P.M. at the Benjamin Hooks Library, 3030 Poplar Ave., Memphis, TN. We will
be in the first conference room off the entrance - L 98 - Meeting Room A. (901) 318-3990 for more information.
The West Tennessee Historical Society is the umbrella heritage organization for the Western Grand Division of Tennessee. Within its twenty-one counties, it supports historical programs, archives, publications, preservation, markers, museums, and other historical collections. Thus, the society promotes all aspects of state and local history. Meetings are usually held the first Monday of the month at 7:00 pm at Memphis University School but check the web site for updated details.
Memphis Scottish Society
The Memphis Scottish Society is a heritage society that seeks to educate and promote an understanding of all things Scottish. The organization meets on the 2nd Monday of every month at 6:00 p.m. at Jason’s Deli, located at the corner of Highland and Poplar in Memphis. Dinner is optional. Come for dinner first or just attend the meeting afterwards, which always includes an informative program based on Scottish interests.
Mark your calendar and come share these learning experiences with other family researchers..
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