Your Ancestors in Tax Records
Tax records can often place ancestors in a
particular place and time when census records are not available. Tax
records will often state a father-son relationship and can provide an
approximate year of birth based on when a young man first appears on the
rolls. You will learn why you should not ignore tax records. The
various types of tax records will be reviewed and explained.
will look at some charts that will approximate the relationship of a DNA
match based on the number of shared centimorgans – please see
Following the DNA session,
will assist anyone needing help in downloading their test results and
transferring them to
www.gedmatch.com. You can bring your personal laptop, or bring your
account passwords to accomplish the transfer. If downloading your data
from ancestry, you will need access to your email.
Inclement weather policy: If either the Nevada or the El
Dorado Springs schools are closed, there will NOT be a genealogy
meeting. Please note that the Nevada Public Library will be closed
if the Nevada Schools are closed due to weather.
Each month the genealogy society presents
information that will help with your research. Support your local
society with your presence at meetings and with your annual membership.
The Nevada Library Genealogy Department is open to researchers during
all regular Library hours. Wi-fi is available if you bring your
personal device. Two computers in the Genealogy Dept. are
available exclusively for genealogy research. A $25 12-month
library card can be obtained at the circulation desk if you live outside
of Nevada, or a free limited guest pass can be obtained each month.
The Society is headquartered at the Nevada
Public Library and
meets monthly on the third Tuesday
at 10 a.m. with a brief business meeting
followed by a program pertaining to some aspect of genealogy research or history.
Meetings are alternately held at:
Public Library Meeting Room, 212 W. Walnut Street, Nevada, MO.
County Library Meeting Room, 808 S. Main Street,
El Dorado Springs, MO.
Unless otherwise noted in the meeting notice above
or monthly newsletter, the locations of the
monthly meetings are:
Jan. - Nevada, MO - The History of the W.F. Norman
Corp & W.F. Norman, my 1st Cousin 3x Removed
Feb. - El Dorado Springs, MO - Timelines
Mar. - Nevada, MO - Tax Records
Apr. - El Dorado Springs, MO
May - Nevada, MO
Jun. - El Dorado Springs, MO
Jul. - Nevada, MO
Aug. - El Dorado Springs, MO
Sep. - Nevada, MO
Oct. - El Dorado Springs, MO
Nov. - Nevada, MO
Dec. - El Dorado Springs, MO, Christmas
Luncheon & program