Wondering what Genealogy Events and Classes are forthcoming? Just select “Upcoming Events” from the menu here on the blog and you will be in the know. To help you out further, here is a list for October 2015. We hope to see you there!
Genealogy, The Very Basics, Wednesday, October 14, 2015, 6:30 PM
So you want to learn more about your family history but don’t know where to begin? This program will introduce you to genealogical terms and techniques. Learn how to complete an ancestor chart and how to garner information from living relatives and household sources. A very brief discussion of sources that can be used for family history research will also be covered.
Branching Out To Find Your Roots: Journey through Immigration Records Sunday October 18, 2015, 2:00 PM
Immigration records are an incredibly rich source of information for the family historian. See how to learn more about your family’s history by using passenger lists, passports, alien registration cards, and naturalization records. A brief overview of the laws that caused the creation of these records will also be presented.
Diggin’ It!: A Genealogy Research Open Forum and Book Club Saturday October 24, 2015, 10:30 AM to 12 Noon
Join us for “Diggin’ It!” a monthly club meeting at which we will support and encourage each other for continued progress in our Genealogy research. Participate in group discussions of assigned readings. Join us for a lively give and take. Assigned Reading for 24 October 2015: discussing Evidence!: Citation & Analysis for the Family Historian by Elizabeth Shown Mills Available online at www.ocls.info; Databases; Genealogy; Gale Genealogy Connect.
Family Heritage Scrapbooking, Saturday October 24, 2015, 1:00 PM
Join the fun to create scrapbook pages to celebrate your family. Bring photos & any items to personalize your pages. All other supplies will be provided.
Branching Out To Find Your Roots: Exploring Church and Cemetery Records Sunday October 25, 2015, 2:00 PM
Church and cemetery records are a strong source of information for births, marriages and deaths especially in the period before the civil registration of vital statistics. Discover what type of information is contained in these records, how to access them, and how they can help enhance your family history research.
Genealogical Ghouls: Unusual deaths and other mysterious circumstances Wednesday 28 October 2015 6:30 p.m.
Come join us for this special Halloween program that will explore several genealogical case studies which end in unusual deaths and mysterious circumstances. Advance your genealogical problem solving skills while hearing the spine-chilling real life stories of our ancestors’ end-of-life experiences. Bring your own stories to share!