Basic Hands-on Genealogy with Alan Doyle Horbal, genealogist.
Class meets Oct 15, Oct 22, Oct 29, Nov 12, and Nov 19.
Outline and instruction on researching the 1900, 1910, 1920, 1930 and 1940 U.S. Census. Discover how to find your ancestors’ emigration to the U.S. using stevemorse.org and ellisisland.org, along with several other databases. Discover how to search for family members outside of the U.S. using familysearch.org. We will explore England, Canada, Poland and other countries. All students must have an e-mail account and be computer literate. Limited space.
We ask that you attend all five classes. You may bring your own laptop or use a library one for the 2-4 class. You MUST bring your own device for the 5:15 to 7pm class. Laptops will not be available.
This course is free and is sponsored by The Berkshire Athenaeum and The Berkshire Family History Association.
Register by calling the Local History and Genealogy Department at 499-9480 x106.