Events

Name Droppers Events


Grapevine Name Droppers is an informal group of genealogy enthusiasts who meet in the program room at the library on the second Monday of every month from 10:30 a.m. to 12 p.m. to hear speakers on a variety of genealogically-related topics. Meetings are free and open to the public.

2018 Schedule



  • January 8: Tresa Tatyrek - DNA Updates
  • February 12: Tresa Tatyrek and Roger Cobb-Mills - Special One-on-One DNA All-Day Workshop
  • March 12: Ann McKee - Old Photo Identification
  • April 9: Nancy Maxwell - Using PERSI (PERiodical Source Index)
  • May 2-5: National Genealogical Society Conference in Grand Rapids, Michigan
  • May 14: Tresa Tatyrek - Writing Your Own Obituary
  • June 11: Tresa Tatyrek - Working Without the Hints from Your Software (All-Day Workshop)
  • June 20-27: Trip to Salt Lake City (if you want to go with Tresa)
  • July 9: Round Table Discussion
  • August 13: Pearl Dill - Deciphering Handwriting
  • August 22-25: Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference in Fort Wayne, Indiana
  • September 10: Kelvin Myers - Using Cyndi's List
  • October 8: Nancy Maxwell - Using Unusual Sources
  • November 12: Linda Simmons - Researching War of 1812 Records
  • December 11 - Show and Tell