Sunday, January 10, 2010

Omaha Genealogy Classes


Genealogy classes will be held January through June 2010 at the Mormon Trail Center, 3215 State Street in Omaha, Nebraska. The classes will be held each third Saturday morning at 9:15 a.m. and are free. Here is the schedule:

January 16th - My History Through the Ages (discussion of getting started, records at home, how to record the data, importance of documentation)

February 20th - Vital Records for the Vital Events of our Lives and Substitutes for Vital Records (find those important birth, marriage and death dates and places)

March 20th - Making Sense of the Census (focus on the US census, others will be mentioned)

April 24th (note: 4th Saturday) - Searching the World's Records Without Leaving Omaha (resources of Family History Centers, FamilySearch labs and FamilySearch)
Part 2 - Googling Your Ancestors (finding ancestors on the web)

May 15h - What's Hiding at the Courthouse? (vital records, public records and more)
Part 2 - The Name Game (naming customs and patterns, nicknames)

June 19th - What's Black and White and Read All Over? (historic newspapers and where to find them)
Part 2 - Cemetery Research (discovering more than names and dates on tombstones)

If you wish to attend, you should get your name on the list by calling 402-706-1453 or emailing Genehelper@aol.com. Start 2010 off right by learning more about genealogical research!

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