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 Workshop Series 2019

The Tracing Your Family Tree (TYFT) Workshops for 2019 have been developed and registrations are now being accepted!  Members and non members alike are welcome to attend ANY or ALL of the Workshops!!

TAKE A LOOK AT ALL THE 2019 WORKSHOPS HERE

Review and select the course(s) of interest that will most benefit you and your family history research, then register for one or ALL of the workshops you’d like to attend.    >> REGISTER HERE <<    Don’t delay …  Workshop #4: DNA – ANCESTRY / FAMILY TREE:
Beginning Genetic DNA Testing – this class is for those just beginning their Genetic DNA research and who are considering taking a DNA test or have just tested and are waiting for results.  Instructors: Ellen Thompson-Jennings and Debby Was.  Saturday, June 1, 2019 @ 10:00 a.m.– 3:00 p.m.  Registration Deadline: May 27, 2019

Stay tuned for future TYFT workshop details!

Events

Stay tuned for future events!


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.

Call for Volunteers to Help Clean Up Country Cemetery

Seeking volunteers to assist with tidying up the Ruthenian Greek Catholic Parish – Bushland Cemetery, the original cemetery of St. Nicholas parish, located north of Innisfree, Alberta, on Sunday, May 26th.  The day will start with coffee and muffins at 9:00am, with the work starting after.  Looking for anyone who could bring a riding lawnmower, push mower, whipper snipper, etc.  If you can help or have questions, please contact Tammy GordonView details about Country Cemetery Cleanup volunteer opportunity.

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.