Are you a genealogy enthusiast who is researching your family history and would like to investigate additional resources? In this hands-on class, you will build upon the genealogy research skills and strategies you already have! Learn more about Family Tree Maker, RootsMagic 6, and Legacy 8.0 Family Tree software. Explore all the pros and cons of online trees, paid and free genealogy websites, and how DNA testing can be used to enhance your genealogical research. You'll also learn a variety of methods for organizing your data.
Fee: $60 Senior Adult Fee: $35 Materials Fee: $10 Registration Fee: $8SEN-097-J | 04/06/18-04/27/18 | C. Miller-Schultz | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register
Washington, D.C., Genealogy Research Trip
Spend a full day researching your ancestry at either the Daughters of the American Revolution Library or the National Archives in Washington, D.C. Before the trip, you will have an opportunity to discuss your research goals with the instructor, who will make a recommendation as to which resource would be best for you to visit for the day. Lunch is on your own but may be purchased within walking distance of all facilities. Registration includes transportation to and from D.C.
Fee: $45 Registration Fee: $8SEN-144-L | 06/05/18-06/05/18 | C. Miller-Schultz | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register
Tracing Your Family Roots - Introduction To Genealogy
Making a personal connection with history and discovering relatives are just two of the many rewards available from researching your family tree. Discover the fundamental building blocks of genealogy research and learn where to find source documents and the best strategies to enhance your exploration. In this introductory course, you'll use the most current genealogy tools, including: Family Tree Maker, RootsMagic 6 and Legacy 8 Family Tree. In addition, you'll become familiar with online resources such as Ancestry.com, Family Search, Fold3, Genealogy Bank, and USGenWeb. This hands-on class is held in a computer lab at the Valley Mall Center.
Fee: $60 Senior Adult Fee: $35 Materials Fee: $10 Registration Fee: $8SEN-377-J | 04/06/18-04/27/18 | C. Miller-Schultz | Check WebAdvisor for course details and Register