Monday, November 25, 2013

23andMe Ordered to Stop Selling DNA Tests

23andMe has been ordered by the FDA to stop selling DNA Tests.  Please read the entire article at Gizmodo:

Friday, November 22, 2013

Green Valley Genealogy Society to Host Seminar this February 8, 2014

Saturday, February 8, 2014 -- 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Green Valley Genealogical Society, Valley Presbyterian Church, 2800 S. Camino del Sol, Green Valley.
SEMINAR: New England Research by Marian Pierre-Louis.
TOPICS: (1) Researching in Colonial New England; (2) Pirates and Prisoners, surprises in the Registry of Deeds; (3) Cemetery Research for Your New England Ancestors; (4) Don't Call Your Relatives, Let Them Call You.
Marian Pierre-Louis is a House Historian, Professional Genealogist and Lecturer who specializes in southern New England research. She frequently speaks at conferences, societies and libraries on New England and a broad range of
genealogical topics. You will most often find her researching at a town hall, registry of deeds, probate court or the local cemetery.  Marian has held many offices in genealogical organizations, including Secretary of the New England Chapter of
Professional Genealogists and Public Information Officer for the Association of Professional Genealogists.
Fee of $45 includes box lunch. Pre-registration is required. More information and registration forms can be found on our web site: (or Google: azgvgs).  Contact: JoAnn Herbst: 520-396-4630.

Tuesday, November 12, 2013

Meeting this Saturday November 16th at University Medical Center

Our next meeting is this Saturday, November 16th, at 1:00 pm. UMC, University of Arizona, College of Medicine, Room 2117 

1:15 - 1:45 pm - WPA Records - Amy Urman

2:00 - 3:00 pm - DNA Panel - Moderator: Dr. Paul Duffey

Please join us for lunch in the cafeteria before the meeting. If this is your first meeting or you need assistance to find the meeting room please call Beth at 820-4488.

We look forward to seeing you!

Location map: UMC Hospital

Monday, November 4, 2013

Help Session this Saturday November 9th


Anyone wishing help with their genealogy problems should come to the help session this Saturday, November 9 from 1-3 PM at UMC Room 2500E at the sound end of UMC cafeteria. Any question is fair ,even a DNA one.

Sunday, November 3, 2013

Legacy Users Group meeting November 9

The Legacy Tucson Users Group is meeting is 10:30 a.m. Saturday, November 9, at the Family History Center, 500 S. Langley. The Legacy User's Group is open to the public.

This month's topic is Publishing a Genealogy Book. The presentation will be followed by open discussions where we can all share something new that we may have learned about Legacy or try to work out solutions to questions that we might have. Please come prepared with your tips, questions, and with ideas for future presentations. Click here for the presentation schedule. Feel free to bring your laptops if you desire.