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Back to Basics: Getting Started in Family History Webinar Weekend - July 24-26

Back to Basics: Getting Started in Family History Webinar Weekend - July 24-26

Our second webinar weekend in July starts this Friday with the Getting Started in Family History 12-class series by Cheri Hudson Passey. Six of these are existing classes from the library being made free for the entire weekend. And six of the classes are brand new being released for the first time. Each of these classes is 15-20 minutes long.

All the classes will be available from Friday, July 24 through Sunday, July 26, 2020 by going to FamilyTreeWebinars.com/beginners. This is your chance to learn how to uncover your family history! Already a genealogist? Share the link with your family and friends and help them catch the genealogy bug too!


Getting Started in Family History by Cheri Hudson Passey


Getting Started in Family History - 1 - Home Sources

The best way to get started in family history is to discover the items you already have in your house. This first class will teach you what to look for that you don't realize you already have.


Getting Started in Family History - 2 - Forms

Forms are one of the tools that help you keep track of your family information as your gather it. Learn what forms to use and best practices for filling them in.


Getting Started in Family History - 3 - Family Stories

One of the greatest sources of clues when getting started in family history is to draw on the stories passed down through your family. Learn how to find these stories and what to do with them.


Getting Started in Family History - 4 - Documents

In part 4 of our Getting Started in Family History series, we take a look at documents and how to find them.


Getting Started in Family History - 5 - Vital Records

In part 5 of our Getting Started in Family History series, we take a look at vital records and how to find them.


Getting Started in Family History - 6 - Census Records

In part 6 of our Getting Started in Family History series, we take a look at census records and how to use them.


Getting Started in Family History - 7 - Cemetery and Church Records

Learn how to make the most of church and cemetery records as you begin your genealogy search.


Getting Started in Family History - 8 - Online Research: Finding family on the Internet

Learn how to search digital records online to uncover your family history.


Getting Started in Family History - 9 - Researching On Location

Not everything is found online! Learn where to look for records that are kept locally or in special collections.


Getting Started in Family History - 10 - Research Plans and Logs

Learn what genealogy research plans and logs are and how they can help you keep track your research.


Getting Started in Family History - 11 - Staying Organized

The best way to ensure success in genealogy is to stay organized. Learn how to organize your paper files, computer files, books and much more!


Getting Started in Family History - 12 - Avoiding Mistakes

There are some common mistakes that beginners make when starting genealogy research. This webinar lists the most commone ones and how to overcome them.

 

View all of these classes July 24-26, 2020 for free at FamilyTreeWebinars.com/beginners.

 

 

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