A series of free classes designed to prepare you to trace your FAMILY HISTORY.
Irvin Rabideau, B.S., M.A., M.S.L.S., A.B.D., is the instructor.
Genealogy 101 Saturday, February 15 An introduction to the basics of genealogical research including basic techniques, reference tools, and strategies; library research, the U.S. census as a source, the use of Ancestry and HeritageQuest, vital records, church records, and city directories.
Genealogy 102 Saturday, March 22 Topics covered include: geographic sources, brick-wall busting techniques, genealogy software evaluation and demonstration, GEDCOM files, creating web pages.
Genealogy 103 Saturday, April 26 Topics covered include: newspapers, obituaries, biographical sources, probate records, probate records, immigration & ship passenger lists, and naturalization records.
Genealogy 104 Saturday, May 17 Topics covered include: military records, land records, tax records and source citation techniques.