Welcome to our website!

 
Our purpose is to stimulate a popular interest in family history, to seek genealogical and historical knowledge, to preserve and perpetuate the records of our ancestors, to aid and encourage individual members as well as non-members in compiling their family histories, and to collect and publish genealogical source material. 

Meeting Info
TPCGS monthly meetings are held the second Tuesday of each month, September through June. During COVID or inclement weather, meetings are held virtually utilizing the Zoom platform. The membership meetings are now in person as well; the location for each meeting will be on the website, and included in the email invitations that are sent to members before the meetings. The Meetings begin at 6:15 pm with a brief business meeting. Then the main presentation starts at 6:30.  
Guests are always welcome! 

 
This year's Virtual Spring Seminar is now over.
Our Speakers, Cyndi Ingle & Cari Taplin, did an excellent job.
Now it it time to prepare for the future.
If you have any ideas, please send them to seminar@tpcgs.org.
 

Website of the Week:
Allen County Public Library: https://www.genealogy.acpl.lib.in.us/
Home of PERSI (The Periodical Source Index) and so much more!
 

 
Haytime
(Photo courtesy of Jean Findlay)

The man who has nothing to boast of but his illustrious ancestry is like the potato - the best part under ground.
~Thomas Overbury
 

 
Do you have historical photographs of the Tacoma-Pierce County area?
Would you like to see them on our website? If so, please send an email to info@tpcgs.org.
 

 
 

 
 
 
 
 

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July 20
4:00 pm
TPCGS Book Club
  Please join us as we discuss a fictional genealogical book, Bloodline by Fiona Mountain.   More information at:  Amazon: Bloodline Also available in print from ...

July 23
7:00 pm
DNA Special Interest Group Meeting
We will be reading Your DNA Guide by Diahan Southard. Rather than continuing to read the book in order, we will start working on our Plans, as outlined ...

July 27
2:30 pm to 4:30 pm
Genealogy Help Desk - Summit Branch, Pierce County Library
Genealogy Help Desk with assistence provided by members of Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society. Come out and help the community learn genealogy by sharing your ...

July 31
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Genealogy Help Desk - Parkland/Spanaway Branch, Pierce County Library
Genealogy Help Desk with assistence provided by members of Tacoma-Pierce County Genealogical Society. Come out and help the community learn genealogy by sharing your ...

August 1
7:00 pm
TPCGS Board Meeting
Are you curious about what goes on at the board meetings and can't wait for the meeting minutes to be posted to the forum? ...
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