Postscripts Family History Writers - Meetings are the second
Wednesday every other month, starting in September. Contact: Marilyn
Wales, firstname.lastname@example.org Postscripts is a group interested in writing family history and genealogical books
and articles. It presents discussions, presentations, activities, and
information to provide direction and assistance to those wishing to
build skills related to such writing. Most presentations are made by AGS
members who are working on or who have published a family history.
Recording & updating will be taking place every Wednesday at Mount Pleasant Cemetery in Edmonton. This is a large cemetery therefore volunteers will be needed for the winter months to do the data entry.
The following cemeteries are works in progress: St. Donaus R.C., Holy Cross, Sacred Heart R.C., Exaltation of the Holy Cross, Fairfield, Rochfort Community, St John Russian Greek Orthodox, Inga Community, St. Mary's Catholic, Old Beauvallon St. Mary's, South Park, South Haven, Tofield, Pokrowa Greek Catholic, Burnbrae, Whitelaw, Mount Pleasant, Wetaskwin, Lake View
Checking and corrections will be carried out for Mount Pleasant in Edmonton during the summer.
A few volunteers have taken on the task of updating cemeteries in the rural areas in their spare time.
Contact Library for details.
TRACING YOUR FAMILY TREE
interested in tracing your family tree?
course experienced volunteer instructors share their knowledge and
expertise in genealogical research. You will learn how to dig up your
climb the branches and gather, record and share the fruit
that you find.
The Edmonton Branch of the Alberta Genealogical Society (AGS) will
offer this course on the following three (3) Saturdays in the spring of
* March 29 - orientation to getting your genealogical
research started from gathering, compiling and recording to sharing your
* April 12 - overview of the various records and
information, and navigating the resources and databases, available to
you for your genealogical research
* May 3 - overview of the
various records and information, and navigating the resources and
databases, available to you for your genealogical research
Sessions are from 10 am to 3 pm with a
half hour lunch break (please bring your own lunch. Coffee, tea &
juice will be provided)
* for all three (3) Saturdays and the full
* AGS members $75.00 o non-members $90.00
Please note - no refunds will be provided
Location - offered at the AGS Edmonton Branch
library: Nexus Business Park, #162, 14315 - 118 Avenue, Edmonton
Registration - register early as places are
limited. Please complete a registration form and mail/fax to:
Alberta Genealogical Society, Edmonton
Branch, #162, 14315 - 118 Avenue, Edmonton or fax: (780) 423-8980
Please phone (780) 424-4429 for more information about this exciting course.
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Contact Library for details.