“Researching Your Genealogy” class

Researching Your Genealogy

Date(s) - 08/01/2022 - 08/29/2022
12:00 pm - 1:30 pm

Scotts Valley Senior Center OR online using Zoom


Researching Your Genealogy” class

Are you interested in Researching Your Genealogy, locating distant relatives, or creating a Family Tree diagram for  your grandchildren and future generations?

This course, including hundreds of helpful tips, covers:

  • Getting started gathering family documents
  • The most relevant genealogy websites
  • Useful historical records
  • Overcoming research obstacles (“brick walls”)
  • Creating a valid Family Tree
  • The “ins” & “outs” of DNA testing
  • Privacy concerns regarding family history and DNA data
  • Writing a family history report, and so much more!

This course is appropriate for novice and intermediate genealogy researchers, and student participation is encouraged.  Maxine McCarthy researched her own nine-generation family tree to identify ancestors dating back to the mid-1700s, and located 102 extended family members living in seven different countries today.

Dates:  5 Mondays (12-1pm) &  3 Fridays (12:30-1:30pm)
August 1, 5, 8, 12, 15, 19, 22 and 29
PRE-registration is required!
Cost:  from $72-104, depending on the # of students

For information and registration, contact Darshana Croskrey at the Scotts Valley Senior Center: (831) 438-8666

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