It's all about family. FamilySearch.org is the largest, free genealogy resource on the internet. Learn why to have an account, how to search the records, use FamilySearch's Family Tree, add photos, stories and documents, access FamilySearch's digitized books, get help, search the catalog and order film. Presented by Maureen Brady.
Join professional genealogist, author, local historian, and "History Cop" Ray Johnson for a fun look at beginning the investigation into your family history. Topics include where to start, census records, naturalization and immigration records, vital records, newspapers and cemetery research.
Funeral Director Mark Hayes of Hayes Funeral and Cremation Service will educate you regarding how the dead were transported during colonial times through the Civil War to present day. The program will be of interest, not only to history buffs, but those interested in genealogy as well.
Information gathered from a multitude of sources is most useful and easily found when organized in an orderly and logical way. This class will demonstrate various ways to organize a collection, reduce piles of paper, and put information in a format usable as a foundation for a family history book or CD/DVD. Evernote, the note-taking, organizing and archiving app will also be discussed. Presented by Carole Magnuson.
There is a colossal amount of family information on the Internet. Learn how to evaluate websites to find the most reliable sources, use subscription databases in tandem with free genealogy websites and find out what's new in the online genealogy community. Presented by Tina Beaird.