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Free Assistance
Tuesday, April 21
Free Assistance  (Help Sessions)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Cooper Memorial Library Genealogy Room

Maybe you are new to Genealogy and want to know how to get started.  Maybe you have found a lot of your ancestors, but have reached a roadblock.  Genealogist refer to that as a brick wall? Can’t find that missing Great Great Grandmother or unable to prove that Uncle Ben was your Great Grandfather's brother?  If you have questions about genealogy, a Pastfinders experienced genealogist can help.  Please bring whatever family history you already have.

Experienced Genealogist Dee Nolte and Pete Stauder will be helping you today.



Irish Special Interest Group SIG
Tuesday, April 21
Irish Special Interest Group SIG  (Irish SIG)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Cooper Memorial Library, Room 221
Peter Stauder will host the kickoff meeting of the Irish SIG.  Attendees will help Pete determine how the SIG will operate, do you want a workshop where Pete works one-on-one to help solve one of your specific issues or mostly presentations of the resources that Pete has used in his research.  Maybe a combination of both.


Free Assistance
Tuesday, April 28
Free Assistance  (Help Sessions)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Cooper Memorial Library Genealogy Room

Maybe you are new to Genealogy and want to know how to get started.  Maybe you have found a lot of your ancestors, but have reached a roadblock.  Genealogist refer to that as a brick wall? Can’t find that missing Great Great Grandmother or unable to prove that Uncle Ben was your Great Grandfather's brother?  If you have questions about genealogy, a Pastfinders experienced genealogist can help.  Please bring whatever family history you already have.

Experience Genealogist Esther Long and Stan Wells will be helping you today.




Tuesday, May 5
Free Assistance  (Help Sessions)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Cooper Memorial Library Genealogy Room

Maybe you are new to Genealogy and want to know how to get started.  Maybe you have found a lot of your ancestors, but have reached a roadblock.  Genealogist refer to that as a brick wall? Can’t find that missing Great Great Grandmother or unable to prove that Uncle Ben was your Great Grandfather's brother?  If you have questions about genealogy, a Pastfinders experienced genealogist can help.  Please bring whatever family history you already have.

Experienced Genealogist Dee Nolte and Pete Stauder will be helping you today.



How to Start Family History research; Class 1 of 2
Wednesday, May 6
How to Start Family History research; Class 1 of 2  (Beginners Class)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Cooper Memorial Library Genealogy Room

Learn how to start family history research. Bring the names of immediate and extended family members and dates for births, marriages, deaths, military service, etc. - whatever you have collected.   In this class you will learn how to compile information, organize your research and look for more leads for family members: where they came from and how you got to where you are today. There are 2 classes two weeks apart, and both are a must.  Learn how to source your work.   Please bring a three-ring binder for handouts. The library opens at 9am. Class begins promptly at 10am.



Tuesday, May 12
Free Assistance  (Help Sessions)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Cooper Memorial Library Genealogy Room

Maybe you are new to Genealogy and want to know how to get started.  Maybe you have found a lot of your ancestors, but have reached a roadblock.  Genealogist refer to that as a brick wall? Can’t find that missing Great Great Grandmother or unable to prove that Uncle Ben was your Great Grandfather's brother?  If you have questions about genealogy, a Pastfinders experienced genealogist can help.  Please bring whatever family history you already have.

Experience Genealogist Esther Long and Stan Wells will be helping you today.



Speaker: Tom Wilcox
Thursday, May 14
Speaker: Tom Wilcox  (Member Meeting)
5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Cooper Memorial Library, Room 108
Tom Wilcox will present: "Genealogical occupations"
In a fun way, Tom will show how many of us from European stock acquired our family names since they first began to be adopted in the Middle Ages. He explains how the names were derived, how they are sometimes linked to counterparts in other European languages and, how you can research the occupations of real ancestors through available records in print and online.


Tuesday, May 19
Free Assistance  (Help Sessions)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Cooper Memorial Library Genealogy Room

Maybe you are new to Genealogy and want to know how to get started.  Maybe you have found a lot of your ancestors, but have reached a roadblock.  Genealogist refer to that as a brick wall? Can’t find that missing Great Great Grandmother or unable to prove that Uncle Ben was your Great Grandfather's brother?  If you have questions about genealogy, a Pastfinders experienced genealogist can help.  Please bring whatever family history you already have.

Experienced Genealogist Dee Nolte and Pete Stauder will be helping you today.



How to Start Family History research; Class 2 of 2
Wednesday, May 20
How to Start Family History research; Class 2 of 2  (Beginners Class)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Cooper Memorial Library Genealogy Room

In this second family history research class, we will continue with tips and guides for searching your ancestral history.  Bring your questions formed after researching from the first class.  We continue with more specific lead information searching and documentation. Please remember to bring your binder for more materials.  This 2nd class is for those who attended the first class.  Again, the library opens at 9am.  Class begins promptly at 10am.



Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group
Wednesday, May 20
Family Tree Maker Special Interest Group  (Family Tree Maker SIG)
10:00 pm to 12:00 pm
Cooper Memorial Library, Room 221
Your Host, Stan Wells will be demonstrating how to use Family Tree Maker (FTM).  This is a series in which we systematically peruse the Family Tree Maker Companion Guide to get the most from FTM.
 
From January through April, we have discussed the Family Tree Maker Guide from cover to cover, and in doing this in just 4 session, we have missed many many details.  So, this month we will review, answer specific questions, resolve any issue that you are experiencing.
 


Tuesday, May 26
Free Assistance  (Help Sessions)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Cooper Memorial Library Genealogy Room

Maybe you are new to Genealogy and want to know how to get started.  Maybe you have found a lot of your ancestors, but have reached a roadblock.  Genealogist refer to that as a brick wall? Can’t find that missing Great Great Grandmother or unable to prove that Uncle Ben was your Great Grandfather's brother?  If you have questions about genealogy, a Pastfinders experienced genealogist can help.  Please bring whatever family history you already have.

Experience Genealogist Esther Long and Stan Wells will be helping you today.