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Preserve the Past
with Kathy Mastin
Have you ever wondered what your grandmother looked like at your age? When did your family travel to America? Where did your great-grandparents meet? Genealogy can be so interesting, but also very time-consuming. In this course, you will learn about the numerous websites which you can use (many for no cost) to save time and money learning about your family’s history. Discover how you can find information, photographs and more from the comfort of your own home! This course is for beginner to experienced genealogists. You are welcome to bring your laptop or tablet to class if you’d like.
Register by April 21st.
Intermediate American Genealogy
with Mary Douglass
You have begun to explore American genealogy; now it is time to expand on that knowledge with a more in-depth look at using records and resources. Over four weeks, we will explore evidence evaluation and citation practice, geography for genealogists, and records organization. This will include using local records generated by churches, cemeteries, schools, social groups and insurance companies; and census records. Learn how to examine maps, enumerations, war records, immigration and naturalization, records of civil and criminal court, probate, adoptions and much more.
Please bring paper, pencil and a laptop computer with you to class. You will have homework in this hands-on class.
Prerequisite: Mary’s Basic American Genealogy class or three years’ experience in genealogical research
Register by February 24th.