Saturday, January 9, 2021

PGS Events for the Week of 11-16 January 2021

All scheduled PGS classes are posted on the society calendar at which also has information on using Zoom (Zoom Orientation tab).

You must pre-register for each of these events. This may be done at the time of the event or earlier. Do so by following the links given after each class description below. After registering, you will receive an email with another link to use to join the event at the specified date/time.   

The series of classes on RootsMagic will resume next Monday.

Tuesday, 12-Jan-21 at 6:00 PM. Family Tree Maker 2019 Basics--Part 2. Second in the series. Online class—webinar. A detailed explanation and demonstration of the many features of this most popular genealogy database program.


Register in advance for this meeting:



Saturday, 16-Jan-21 at 11:00 AM. Program Meeting--DNA Case Study presented by Teri Grey. So, you have tested, sorted, and mapped your chromosomes, now how do you use this information to break down brick walls? We will explore the use of DNA and documentary research to find the family of a 2nd great grandmother and identify a 4th great grandmother. You can use the described techniques in your own efforts to break through brick walls. 


Register in advance for this meeting:


 Another thing of importance…

Thank you for renewing your membership and supporting the society and the great programs, classes, and events we all value. PGS membership is a great value at only $17 a year for individuals and $25 a year for two members at the same street address.

If you have not done so, please take a moment now to take care of this. Here is how:

Go to the PGS website (, mouse over the “Members” tab at the top of the page and follow the “Renew Membership” option.

 If you want to become a new member, follow the same path to the “Join Us” option. If you wish to pay by check rather than online, you will find instructions to do so along the way.

We sincerely hope you will support us as we serve our members and fellow researchers. 

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