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Events & Classes

Format: 12/11/2019
Format: 12/11/2019
6
Jan

FamilySearch Basics

6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

FamilySearch.org is a free website offering access to millions of records for genealogical research. This class will provide an overview of the kinds of records available and how to find them.Adults. Registration required.

11
Jan

"Ask Louie" Panel Discussion

10:00 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

St. Louis Genealogical Society
A panel of genealogists will field questions and try to help break down your brick wall. If you have an unusual question, email it ahead of time to programs@stlgs.org. Additional questions from the audience will be addressed at the meeting.
Adults.

15
Jan

Library Skills for Genealogical Research

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Libraries
offer essential tools for researching your ancestry. Learn how to search online
library catalogs, obtain materials from distant libraries, locate periodical
articles, and use the library’s in-house guides. Pre-requisite:
Who Were my Ancestors? Beginning Genealogical Research class or previous
research experience.

15
Jan

German Abolitionists

7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

StLGS German Special Interest Group
Learn more about the role German immigrants played in changing the demographics of Missouri from slave state to Union state. As Abolitionists, they altered the outcome of the Civil War both in the state and nationally, playing an important part in history.
Adults.

21
Jan

Tips for Success in Irish Research

7:00 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

StLGS Irish Special Interest Group
Have you found the county, parish, and townland in Ireland? You know you need that information to tap into the records our ancestors left. Join us to learn and to share what others have found helpful. The Irish Special Interest Group Team will lead the program.
Adults.

22
Jan

Discovering Ancestral Military Veterans

2:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.

Explore strategies for military research in the Fold3 and Ancestry Library Edition databases, as well as in print and internet sources. Prerequisite: Finding Ancestors in U.S. Census Records class or comparable research experience.

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