Saturday, August 18, 2012

Pima County Genealogy Society will be teaching at OASIS this fall

The Pima County Genealogy Society is happy to announce that they will once again be teaching at  OASIS.  The classes are open to anyone fifty years of age and over. They meet at various locations through Pima County.  OASIS will waive the class fee for PCGS Members wishing to attend the classes taught by PCGS, but they will need to pay the "once per trimester" $12 processing fee. Contact the OASIS office for more information at (520) 322-5627. Registration for the Fall trimester begins August 28. You can pick up an advanced copy of the catalog at our August 18 meeting or preview it online here OASIS .  The Fall Trimester Classes PCGS will be presenting are as follows:

501   Finding Digital Needles in the PC Haystack

Are you tired of spending hours locating that single digital record or photograph hidden somewhere in your computer? Learn some simple techniques to organizing and preserving your digital records and photographs so you can find them in just a few minutes.
Instructor: PCGS -  Jodi Lynn Strait
Friday    9/14/12    1:00 - 2:30   
$10    1 Session    Location: Pima Council on Aging  

225   The Blue and The Gray

Did you have a relative who served for either the North or the South in the Civil War? Men born between 1820 and 1845 participated on both sides of the War Between the States, which began on April 12, 1861 at Fort Sumter. Some men served as little as 3 months and some served for 3 years. The Civil War involved over 3.5 million and 600,000 deaths. There are military and pension records available depending on whether the soldier was with the Union or with the Confederacy. Learn how to find the records of your Civil War relatives.
Instructor: PCGS - Sherri Hessick
Tuesday    9/25/12    1:00 - 2:30   
$10    1 Session    Location: Atria Bell Court Gardens  

545   The British Are Coming

The American Revolution began on April 19, 1775 and ended in 1783. Men between the ages of 18 and 30 served in the US Military, State Volunteer Units, Local Militia Units and in support of the Americans by providing housing, horses, food, and supplies. Find out how to locate the pension and miltary records of soldiers who fought. Windows' pensions have valuable information. Come learn how to access those records and about the lives of your Revolutionary Ancestors.
Instructor: PCGS - Barbara Salyer
Friday    9/28/12    1:00 - 2:30   
$10    1 Session    Location: Pima Council on Aging  

247   Finding The Living - Expanding Your Genealogy Search Forward

Bring your genealogy forward to find the living. We will go over basic skills to locate long lost family and friends. Connecting with the living is a great way to locate additional family information, history and photos. It may take finding a living member of your extended family to knock down your genealogical brick wall.
Instructor: PCGS - Amy Urman
Tuesday    10/2/12    10:00 - 11:30   
$10    1 Session    Location: OASIS at the Junior League  L

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