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Researching Your Family History

Please join us on Oct 18, Nov 1 and Nov 15
for 3 sessions on zoom led by 
Lynn Baker, Geneaologist
on how to get started doing your family's geneology.




Oct 18: Session 1: BEGINNING & ORGANIZING SESSION OBJECTIVES

Provide an overview of an effective genealogy research process:

·        How to begin your research.

·        How to maintain effective research.

·         Highlight some of the commonly used terms.

There are two aspects to organizing your genealogy.

·        You need to organize your physical items (papers & photos as well as computer files).

·        You also need to keep your research efforts organized.

 

REASONS WHY YOU MIGHT BE ATTENDING

People undertake genealogy research for a wide variety of reasons:

·        Leaving a family legacy

·        Studying your medical history

·        Joining lineage/hereditary societies

·        Solving a family mystery

·        Confirming a family legend

 

Nov 1: Session 2: USING ON-LINE DATABASES SESSION OBJECTIVES

Highlight some favorite on-line resources.

·        Explain why some indexed records are hard to find.

·        Explain how to get better search results from indexed records.

·        Using of Family History Center - 343 Court St Brooklyn NY

WEBSITES WITH READY ACCESS

No fee sites

·        FamilySearch

·        Find A Grave

·        Google

Fee-based sites

·        Ancestry

·        Fold3

·        GenealogyBank

 

Nov 15: Session 3: Questions Answered

 

Lynn Baker bio:

Retired from US Naval Reserves (29 years) and IBM Corporation (37 years). He runs an active Genealogy Club on Seabrook Island / Kiawah Island and Kiawah River Estates, South Carolina called “Digging into Roots Together”. He has been doing genealogy since 1980 and loves helping others. He is a frequent speaker at the National Society Daughters of American Revolution, Summerville Genealogy Club, Charleston Chapter of the South Carolina Genealogical Society and the Charleston Family History Center.

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Please register for for each session, Oct 18, Nov 1 & Nov 15 or save the zoom information to use. Same zoom info for all 3 sessions.
Reminders with the zoom link will only be sent the weeks you have registered.

Click here to downloard the handouts from the October 18 workshop
Beginning and Organizing Genealogy Handout Oct 18-final 2022



When:
Tuesday, October 18, 2022, 6:30 PM until 7:30 PM
Where:
Additional Info:
Event Contact(s):
Carol Jeffery
Category:
Informational
Registration is required
Payment In Full In Advance Only
These sessions will be on zoom. If you need help with zoom, please let us know before the event.
Cancellation Policy:
Please respect your host, as well as the other GNPS members who have registered and on the wait list, by giving sufficient advance notice if your plans change and you cannot attend.
Thank you.
Capacity:
50
Available Slots:
14
No Fee
No Fee
If you are having any difficulty using this site please call us at 917-947-9121
 
 
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