Genealogy Group

Elaine LawsonLeader: Elaine Lawson
Contact: genealogy@aauwprescott.net

ancestor-album-cover-rotated2Do you love a good mystery? Are you a budding history detective ready to sleuth out your family legends and lore? Are there skeletons hiding in your family closet just begging to be let out? Did you ever say… “Why didn’t I ask those questions sooner?” Well it’s not too late to discover those fascinating ancestors and the stories that make up your personal tapestry.

The Genealogy Group is open to all members and is for beginners and seasoned veterans alike, all working on and collectively celebrating our families histories. We break down brick walls, open up blind allies and search for those elusive relatives using the most current genealogical resources available. You’ll learn how to preserve those special photos and documents. Everyone has a story to tell.

Join us the first Monday of each month (except July and August) at the Prescott Library from 2-4 and you too can become a history detective!

Upcoming meeting schedule:

Date / TimePlaceTopicMeeting coordinator
Mon. Sept 12 / 2 p.m. Prescott Public Library, Founders Room BWe will be sharing our progress in our own genealogical research and planning topics and events for the upcoming year. Elaine Lawson
Mon. Oct 3 / 2 p.m.Prescott Public Library, Elsea RoomTopic: DNA Testing: An IntroductionBarbara Michelman
Mon. Nov 7 / 2 p.m.Prescott Public Library. Elsea RoomTopic: Research Tips and Tricks.
Ancestor of the month: Debbie Thomas
Melinda Anderson
Mon. Dec 5 / 2 p.m.Prescott Public Library. Elsea RoomTopic: Resources for working with documents in other languages.
Ancestor of the month: Barb Michelman
Susan Lorant
Mon. Jan 9 / 2 p.m.Prescott Public Library. Bump RoomResearch techniques: FAN (friends, associates & neighbors)
Ancestor of the month: Barb Michelman
Melinda Anderson
Mon. Feb. 6 / 2 p.m.Prescott Public Library. Elsea RoomTopic: Finding female ancestors.
Ancestor of the month: Susan Lorant
Debbie Thomas
Mon. Mar. 6 / 2 p.m.Prescott Public Library. Elsea RoomTBA
Mon. Apr. 3 / 2 p.m.Prescott Public Library. Elsea RoomTBA.
Ancestor of the Month: Joan Brown
Mon. May 1 / 2 p.m.Prescott Public Library. Elsea RoomTBA
Mon. June 5 / 2 p.m.TBATBA.
Ancestor of the Month: Elaine Lawson
Mon. July 3 / 2 p.m.