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The D.E.P.S. Chart: Your Secret Weapon for Genealogy Analysis presented by Jennifer Patterson Dondero ​​​​​​

Yellow flyer for a genealogy analysis event with a woman's photo, event details, and a library emblem.

6:00-7:30 pm

Browning Gallery

The Tri-State Genealogical Society and Willard Public Library invite you to join us for "The D.E.P.S. Chart: Your Secret Weapon for Genealogy Analysis." Learn how to create a powerful timeline that does more than just place your ancestor in historical context. The "D.E.P.S. Chart" is an innovative tool designed to help you overcome genealogy brick walls and serves as a quick reference for your ongoing research.

Our esteemed speaker, Jennifer Patterson Dondero, is the author of “Essential Skills for the Occasional Genealogist” and the owner of Southern Cipher DNA & Genealogy. With her extensive expertise, Jennifer will provide invaluable insights and techniques that are beneficial for genealogists at all levels.

After Jennifer's presentation, we invite you to stay as we:

  • Swear in our new officers for the 2024-2025 program year.
  • Enjoy light refreshments to celebrate the end of the 2023-2024 year.

Plan to attend this FREE event in person at WillardPublic Library or virtually via Zoom. For a  Zoom invitation, or if you have questions about the event, please email Kim Van Vorst at

We look forward to seeing you on June 11 for an enlightening and enjoyable evening!