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Meetings are held on the last Wednesday of each month, 9:30 am, at the A&M United Methodist Church, 417 University Drive, College Station, Texas. Following a brief business meeting and program, members are invited to enjoy a Dutch treat meal at a local restaurant.

RAMBLERS 2018 PROGRAMS

January 31, 2018 "Using Findarecord" by Paul Baca

February 28, 2018 "World War 1 Ancestors" by John Blair

March 28, 2018 "Traveling to Texas in the 1800's " by Clint Williams

April 25, 2018 "Perusing English Parish Records" by Andrew Lee

May 30, 2018 "Getting more out of Family Search" by Noel Gamillion

June 27, 2018 "The Newton Family" by Dr. Ron Norton

July 25, 2018 Election of officers and potluck with genealogical sharing

August 29, 2018 “Your Scots-Irish Ancestry” - Presented by Ramblers member, Jerry Nelson. He will trace the Scots-Irish life in Scotland and the essentials of their character and culture that shaped their move to Northern Ireland and successive migration to America. Many settled in the back country of Penn., Virginia, North and South Carolina, and Georgia before moving west after the Revolutionary War. The talk will provide timelines for the move to America and reasons for the moves from Ireland to America.

September 26, 2018 “How to Use PERSI – the Periodical Source Index.” Presented by Susan Kaufman, Director of the Clayton Genealogical Library in Houston. PERSI is the largest subject index to genealogy and local history periodical articles in the world and is widely recognized as a vital tool for genealogical researchers. Susan will give us clues for using this valuable resource.

October 31, 2018– Ramblers General Meeting – “DNA and Genealogy” - Presented by
Ramblers member, Jane Magill. Jane will show us how the combination of DNA-matching and
analysis of family trees can help us find ancestors and missing persons. AT A&M United Methodist
Church, 9:30 a.m.

November 21, 2018 - Joint meetinig - "Holiday Greeting from Your Past and Today" by Jerry Markowich

December 19 2018 - Christmas Luncheon - German Genealogy = It may be a surprise how many of us share a German heritage

January 18, 2018 - How to search the DAR records - by Jane Ranck. The Daughters of the American Revolution website offers a lot of information even for those who are not members. Jane will lead us through the website that includes ancestors, members, descenndants, the DAR Library CAtalog and other things that are available. Whether you are a member, potential applicant or an interested party, you will enjoy this presentation - I promise.

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