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2018 WGS Genealogy Classes

2018 Genealogy Classes
Click Here for 201 Registration Form
 
Intermediate 201 Classes –  June 27 - July 26, 2018 
Classes Meet Every Thursday from 6:00-7:30 P.M. at the Alford Branch Library, 3447 S Meridian, Wichita, KS.
Genealogy 201 helps those wishing to take advanced steps in their family research. Also, it is a great refresher to advance genealogist and may even present areas you are not familiar with.
201 Class Schedule
 
Date Topic Speaker
June 7 Making FamilySearch.com Work For You Mary Hursey
June 14 Making Ancestry.com Work For You Mary Hursey
June 21 Epidemics and Pandemics Mary Hursey
June 28 Institutional Records Mary Hursey
July 5 Migration - Following the Trail
Mary Hursey
July 12 DNA Marilyn Landreth
July 19 Listing Sources Rosie Wiley.
July 26 Tips for Family Researchers Mary Hursey

 
The Introductory Classes are almost complete, and registration is closed.
Introduction 101 Classes –  March 22 - May 10, 2018 
Classes Meet Every Thursday from 6:00-7:30 P.M. at the Alford Branch Library, 3447 S Meridian, Wichita, KS.
Genealogy 101 is not only for those individuals who are interested in beginning their family research, but for those who have been researching for years and want a refresher course to help inspire and kick start their family research.
Class Schedule
 
Date Title Topics Covered
Mach 22 Kick Starting Your Research The how, who, when, where of researching your family history
March 29 Local State and Federal Records Census, tax, land, and directories
April 5 Vital Records Births, Marriage, Death
April 12 What Can a Cemetery Tell You How cemeteries can help solve research questions
April 19
How to Efficiently Efficiently search the Internet
Tjop Webstes to Research
Tools to help in searching websites
Popular search sites; free and paid
April 26 Planning Your Research Steps to help in in a product search
May 3
Tools to Help Organize Your Family Research
Resources used to keep your research in order.
May 10 Case Study:  Yingling Family Talk through the research process in searching an ancestor
 
Additional information:     
For further information contact Mary Hursey at wgs-maryhursey@outlook.com.