Saturday, January 18, 2020—Class 1
Getting started or re-motivated: If you are just starting out, have hit a brick wall, or waiting for something to get you re-motivated, then maybe getting back to the basics will help.
Saturday, February 15, 2020—Class 2
Vital Records & Substitutes: Vital records are some of the best and most essential records for a good, documented family history, but in the US, most vital records didn’t start until the early 20th century. What are common records that you can use before that time to serve the same purpose.
Saturday, March 16, 2020—Class 3
Making sense of the census: Learn to use the essential records for US research (and many foreign countries), and how to put the pieces together by using all of the censuses available.
On-line trees, fact or fiction: A quick look at on-line trees and how to decipher their information.
Saturday, April 18, 2020—Class 4
Family Search & Family Tree: Becoming the World’s Go-to-place for Family History. Learn how to use widespread US & international records without leaving Omaha, and in some cases, without leaving the comforts of home.
Saturday, May 16, 2020—Class 5
Hands-on Genealogy Research in Books and Film: Join us on the 3rd floor genealogy room at the W. Dale Clark Library. 215 S. 15th Street. Learn what is available in books and microfilm. Not everything is on the internet. We are often buying new books and film and have about 10,000 books available to use.
Saturday, June 20, 2020—Class 6
Hands-on Computer Searching Techniques: We will be in the W. Dale Clark Library lab, learning techniques on how to search your own computer.
Please pre-register so we know how many handouts to prepare.
*Classes are held from 9:15 am to Noon, January through April at the
Mormon Trail Center,
3215 State Street, Omaha,
in the downstairs classroom. (Doors do not open before 9:00 am.)
May at the W. Dale Clark Library 215 S. 15th Street. Third floor genealogy room.
June at the W. Dale Clark Library 215 S. 15th Street. In the small computer lab downstairs.
To pre-register: call Merrily at 402-706-1453, or firstname.lastname@example.org to pre-register.