Start: March 5, 2024 10 a.m.
End: March 5, 2024 11:30 a.m.
Location: E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center
No charge, reservations required
Contact Details
Diane Watters

Four Tuesdays starting March 5 and running through March 26.

Tracing your roots is a way to document history and family information that you can pass along to future generations. With many resources available online, genealogy is becoming popular and easier to accomplish. Class is for those with little or no previous knowledge of genealogy. Limited to 20 guests. Topics include Genealogy 101, Forms and Documents, Organization, and Software and Free Websites.

Topics covered each session:
March 5—Genealogy 101 Will focus on general standards (i.e., how genealogist write dates among other things) and discuss how to get started with your family tree.
March 12—Forms and Documents Will discuss census records, birth and death certificates, marriage licenses, land records, and etc., as well as the type of information that can be obtained from these forms.
March 19—Organization Will examine several different ways to organize all the information that you find.
March 26—Software and Free Websites Will take a look at three different software programs on the market as well as some of the free websites available to help you do your research.

Karen Good, board member and chair of Ancestor Hunters, Delaware County Historical Society; and the Indiana County Genealogist