2024 Class Schedule

Hybrid:   In person at the Sylvan Way Library and on Zoom (except where noted).  Zoom link will be posted the day before class.  Classes are usually 10:30am-12:30pm.  Library doors open at 10am.  The Zoom link will start at 10:15am.

* Click on the titles for the April and May classes to read  a description.

 

    January-February 

Jan 6 Sat

Deep Dive into Online Websites:   FamilySearch.org.

Jan 27 Sat

  

Deep Dive into Online Websites:  Ancestry.com.  

Feb 3

 

 

 

 

Feb 24

Sat

 

 

 

 

Sat

  Deep Dive into Online Websites:  Bureau of Land Management (BLM).  

 

 

 

Deep Dive into Online Websites:  Fold 3.  

   

March-May 

Mar 9

Sat

Deep Dive into Online Websites:  Internet Archive  This will be Zoom only.  

Mar 23

Sat

Deep Dive into Online Websites:  Google Earth.  

Apr 6

Sat

Mapping an Ancestor with Janet Camarata.  

Apr 27

Sat

Using Historical Maps for Genealogy Research with Janet Camarata. 

May 11

Sat

You Can Do the DNA with Diahan Southard:  Get Started (or restarted)  ZOOM only.

 

 May 13

Mon You Can Do the DNA with Diahan Southard:  Get Yur Best Ethnicity Estimate.  The Zoom link is https://us02web.zoom.us/j/84406819298

May        25    

Sat

You Can Do the DNA with Diahan Southard: What DNA Success Looks Like:  Real Case Studies 

June-August 

Jun  1 Sat

Basic Forms-Accurate Data Formats-Vital Records

Jun 29 Sat

Genealogy Software Programs-Online and Off-line Sources-Census Records

July 6 Sat What to Do with What is Collected-Transcription Tools-Research Planning
July 27 Sat Strategic Searching-Sources & Citations-Cemetery Records
Aug 3 Sat Evidence Analysis Process-Obituary Research-Newspapers & Periodicals
Aug 24 Sat Keeping a Genealogical Diary/Journal-County Histories-Google Books & Internet

September-November 

Sep 7

Sat

Sep 28

Sat

  

 

Oct 5

Sat

Nov 2

Sat

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Nov 16

Dec 7

Sat

 

Dec 21