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Begining Genealogy: Starting Family History research - Class 1 of 2
Wednesday, March 3
Begining Genealogy: Starting Family History research - Class 1 of 2
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Online using Zoom Video Conferencing

CLASS 1

Learn how to start family history research. You will use whatever data you have collected on your family to begin your search. In this class you will learn how to research using a basic genealogical search method, to compile information using established genealogy sites and software, the features of each site and software, and basic research source documentation. There are 2 classes two weeks apart, and both are a must.  Have paper and pen for notes. Class handouts will be emailed to you concluding the Zoom meeting but will be highlighted during the class presentation.

Register by sending an Email with the Subject of Beginners Class to info@pastfindersslc.org.  Please include your address and phone number.

 



Beginning Genealogy: Starting Family History research - Class 2 of 2
Wednesday, March 17
Beginning Genealogy: Starting Family History research - Class 2 of 2
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Online using Zoom Video Conferencing

Class 2

In this second family history research class, become acquainted with types of vital records, learn how to recognize first and second sources, interpret census, naturalization and military draft registration data.  You will see how to avoid common research mistakes and see varieties of simple family tree publications.  Bring your questions formed after researching from the first class. Class handouts will be emailed to you concluding the Zoom meeting but will be highlighted during the class presentation. The class runs from 1PM to 3PM.

You can only register for Class 1.  Once you are registered for Class 1, you are automatically registered for Class 2.