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noun. The insanely addictive study of family histories and ancestry. See also genefunalogist.
Collin County Genealogical Society is committed to helping all researchers discover their roots by presenting educational programs on topics ranging from computer-aided research, genealogy software, and DNA testing to teaching the time honored standards of "citing sources", judging reliability of "evidence", and discovering techniques for finding that elusive ancestor; hosting workshops and seminars to provide individuals with hands-on research; recording, preserving, and publishing Collin County records of interest to genealogists; supporting the Plano Public Library System's Genealogy, Local History and Texana Archives Collection (GLHTA) through purchases and donations of books and materials that aid in genealogical research.
CCGS program meetings featuring guest speakers are held on the second Wednesday of each month September through June from 7pm to 9pm. Details are included on our calendar page. Meetings are free and open to the public.
For more information on CCGS, please send email to CCGS Membership Chair or write to CCGS-Membership, PO Box 865052, Plano TX 75086-5052.