The Merrian Webster Dictionary defines it as:
1) an account of the descent of a person, family, or group from an ancestor or from older forms
2) regular descent of a person, family, or group of organisms from a progenitor
3) the study of family ancestral lines
4) an account of the origin and historical development of something
This research guide will help to meet the following objectives:
TMCC Research Guides will assist you with your research and documenting and writing your family history:
The TMCC Library is proud to announce the grand opening of our dedicated genealogy/family history research room.
While our campus has re-opened, due to Covid-19 our Open Genealogy Lab will continue to meet online via Zoom . If you would like to attend the Open Genealogy Lab by logging in from home, please contact Suzanne Malek at email@example.com. Thank you.
TMCC Library Open Genealogy Lab
Come in and learn new research techniques, hear guest speakers, collaborate and have fun while building your family tree. Please see the links below to read a variety of articles that have been published regarding our Open Genealogy Lab.
Looking for a guest speaker?
Click here to see a list of the TMCC Experts List
Past TMCC Library Open Genealogy Lab guest speaker presentations are now available on the TMCC YouTube Channel! Click here to visit our YouTube Playlist.
Below are links to newspaper and magazine articles about the TMCC Library Open Genealogy Lab:
List of Upcoming Guest Speakers at the TMCC Library Open Genealogy Lab:
Friday, Sep 3 - John Thiesen, Bethel College - Mennonite genealogy
Friday, Sep 10 - Joy Oria, Clayton Library - Researching Mexican Ancestry
Friday, Sep 17 - Ashley Ramey - Library of Virginia Genealogy Collection
Friday, Sep 24 - Open forum, work on our family history together as a group
Friday, Oct 1 - Jenifer Baker, MA, Deputy Archivist, Warren County Ohio Records Center and Archives
Friday, Oct 8 - Marston Watson - Tracing your ancestors to Royalty
Friday, Oct 15th - Jonathan Dickey - The First Families Societies of New England
Friday, Oct 22 - Laura Wickstead, Virginia Room Librarian, City of Fairfax Regional Library
Friday, Oct 29 - TMCC closed for holiday
Friday, Nov 5 - No class today
Friday, Nov 12 - TBA
Friday, Nov 19 - TBA
Friday, Nov 26 - TMCC closed for holiday
Friday, Dec 3 - TBA
Friday, Dec 10 - Irene Walters, Clayton Library - Long Live Your French Ancestors
Friday, Dec 17 - TBA
Friday, Dec 24th - TMCC Closed for holiday
Friday, Dec 31 - TBA