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LD404 Genealogy for Beginners
Thursday, September 21, 2023, 1:00 PM until 3:00 PM Pacific Time (US & Canada) (UTC-08:00)
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Payment In Full In Advance Only
Instructor: BC Genealogy Society. (See more information below.)
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Begin to build a family tree to four or five generations with evaluated sources. Choose appropriate family tree Software & Databases for your own purposes. Find and evaluate a variety of sources of information online. Develop a research plan for ongoing searches and for challenging individuals/families. This course is valuable for newcomers and for people who are already researching their history. A variety of handouts each class, including charts, forms, lists and internet links. If you have a laptop computer, you are welcome to bring it to the class.
Week 1: Introduction—The Basics of Genealogy Research
Week 2: Family Tree Software & Database Companies
Week 3: Online/Offline Resources for Beginners
Week 4: Specific Additional Resources
Week 5: Family Tree Specifics & Brick Walls
Week 6: Write A Family History & Self-Education