Friday, July 29, 2022

PGS Events for the week of 2-6 August 2022

 Tuesday, 2-Aug-22 at 1:00 PM. Excel for Genealogy--You may know and use Excel to crunch your budget numbers, but have you thought about using it specifically for genealogy?  Even if you’re new to Excel, we will teach you the basics of building a database right, then we’ll cover how to think through your options to make the exact database that meets your specific needs. Then, as we show you ways to use Excel in genealogy, we’ll add tips to take your skills to the next level whether you’re using your own computer or the library’s. Coffey, hybrid--Local History Room and via Zoom.

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Thursday, 4-Aug-22 at 7:00 PM. DNA Basics I (Ethnicity)--  This one-hour class defines DNA, gives examples of DNA inheritance patterns and discusses the different types of DNA tests and the companies that provide them.  It gives ideas for the best ways to make the most of your DNA dollars and how you might want to "target test" some of your relatives.  In addition, the class provides information on the ethnicity estimates provided by each company and how you might use them in your research.  Manning/Luce, Zoom Only.

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Saturday, 6-Aug-22 at 10:00 AM. Family Tree Maker User Group--Questions & Answers and Demonstration of how to use the Family Tree Maker genealogical database software. Bryan, hybrid--Local History Room and via Zoom.

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