Saturday, April 26, 2014

DNA Workshop Saturday, May 3 from 9:00 am to 12 Noon in Dining Rooms 2500 C and D.

After a brief review of the basics of working with autosomal DNA, we will use your data to take a more in depth look at any aspects of the methodology or utilities on which there are questions. If you would like help on your spreadsheet of downloaded DNA segment data, either bring it on your thumb drive, laptop, or email to me by May 2nd at Please use the subject "PCGS DNA workshop". 

May 3 from 9:00 am to 12 Noon in Dining Rooms 2500 C and D.

Friday, April 25, 2014


The Pima County Genealogy Society has active writing groups in several parts of town that are seeking new members...or perhaps you would like to form your own group.  Not interested until the Fall?  That's OK, too.  Please send your name and information on your general location to Betty Bengtson at  Or call Betty at 520-219-3507 for more information. 

Wednesday, April 16, 2014

Family Tree Maker SIG after general meeting this Saturday, April 19th

The Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group will have their meeting this Saturday, April 19th from 3:00-5:00 PM, immediately following the PCGS meeting.  We will meet in the usual place, UMC Rooms 2500 C&D.  The main topic for our meeting this week is "Synchronizing Your Tree with Ancestry".  Also, bring your questions and suggestions.

Monday, April 14, 2014

DNA SIG: April 12th Use of DNA markers in predicting likelihood of inherited diseases


The DNA SIG on April 12 at 1 pm will be hosting  Dr. Christine Laukaitis of the Arizona Cancer Center.  She will be speaking on the use of DNA markers in predicting likelihood of inherited diseases.  The talk will be moved to the University of Arizona, Medical Research Building Room 102 at 1656 Mabel Street located at Cherry & Mabel.  Parking available in the lot in front of the building.  All are welcome to this event.

Saturday, April 5, 2014

Legacy Family Tree Tucson Users Group Meets Saturday, April 12th

The Legacy Tucson Users Group is meeting at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, April 12, at the Family History Center, 500 S. Langley. The meeting is open to the public.

This month’s topic is Using AniMap with Legacy. The presentation will be followed by open discussions where we can all share something new that we may have learned about Legacy Family Tree 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; click here for the handout. Feel free to bring your laptops if you desire.