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:
Due to COVID-19 our campus has temporarily closed. As a result the TMCC Library Open Genealogy is now meeting each week online via a live feed webinar format. If you would like to attend the Open Genealogy Lab by logging in from home, please contact Suzanne Malek at firstname.lastname@example.org. 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, April 16 - Open forum, work on our family history together as a group
Friday, July 9 - Jackie Graziano, Westchester County Archives, New York
Friday, July 16 - Open forum, work on our family history together as a group
Friday, July 23 - John E. Smith III, Chester County, PA Archives
Friday, July 30 - Open forum, work on our family history together as a group
Friday, Aug 6 - Virginia Hanson, Archivist, South Dakota State Historical Society Archives
Friday, Aug 13 - Open forum, work on our family history together as a group
Friday, Aug 20 - Sara Bennett - Urbana Free Library Genealogy Collection
Friday, Aug 27 - Open forum, work on our family history together as a group
Friday, Sep 3 - John Thiesen, Bethel College - Mennonite genealogy
Friday, Sep 10 - Open forum, work on our family history together as a group
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 15th Jonathan Dickey - The First Families Societies of New England