Edmonton Branch Meetings

Regular meetings of the Edmonton Branch are held on the 4th Thursday of each month, excluding July, August and December. The monthly meetings of Edmonton Branch will be held at the AGS and Edmonton Branch Library: #162, 14315 – 118 Avenue, Edmonton, Alberta.  Located in the Nexus Business Park (on the west side just east of the railway tracks). Meeting Time: 7:30 to 10 p.m.

Special Interest Group (SIG) meetings

Edmonton Branch hosts and encourages the formation of Special Interest Groups. These groups meet to focus on their specific area of genealogical interest. Click here for more information.

Courses

Tracing Your Family Tree (TYFT) Workshops 2019-2020

What’s Your Family Story?  A series of seven workshops where instructors will point out the special skills and tools needed to research your family history. They will guide you in your research regardless of what level you are at and show you strategies to find the records you need. Check out all TYFT workshops TYFT Workshops 2019.

TYFT Workshop #1

The first TYFT Workshop #1 “A Guide to Research: “Principles and Tools of Family History Research” will be held on Saturday, November 9th (10:00 am – 3:00 pm).  The session will cover the process of locating and searching records to find ancestors. Types of Records. Category of Sources: Original and Compiled sources. Reference Tools and Finding Aids. Evaluation of Evidence. Online Resources, Archives, Libraries, Research Communities, etc. The workshop registration deadline: November 6th.  CLICK HERE to print registration form and submit to Edmonton Branch AGS Library TODAY!

Please stay tuned for future TYFT Workshop details and registration!


Events

Stay tuned for future event details!


Seeking Volunteers

The Edmonton Branch of the Alberta Genealogical Society are seeking non-Elected volunteers. View Request for Nominations and submit your suggestions to vicepresident@edmontongenealogy.ca.

Relatively Speaking

The editorial team of the Alberta Genealogical Society Relatively Speaking publication are seeking your stories and articles about, for example, “The Love of My Life” or “Spring Holidays” or “Harvest and Homestead” or “The Military” with an Alberta connection. Stories must be no longer than 2500 words, must include the author’s brief biography, and must be submitted in digital format to rseditor@abgenealogy.ca.  Articles and stories will be selected based upon quality, relevance and space.

Newsletter

The Edmonton Branch of the Alberta Genealogical Society publishes a newsletter called Clandigger. It provides articles of interest and specific information on all Edmonton Branch events including the details of upcoming SIG meetings, travel and research opportunities, etc.. If you would like to submit an article or announcement please send it to the Editor.  These newsletters are distributed by email at the beginning of each month in which they are published.  If you are a member and are not receiving Clandigger, please contact the Webmaster.

View past copies of Clandigger here.