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Summer Genealogy Classes

Everyone is searching for the lost ancestor who faded into history, the black sheep with the crazy story, or the immigrant to the New World with the inspiring life.

Join fellow searchers in these classes that focus on one aspect of genealogical research and family history during each session. Registration required.

Taught by area genealogist and research specialist Michelle Cohen.

Beginner Genealogy

Always wanted to learn about family history? Have a few bits and pieces of information (and/or paper scraps with scribbling) that might be something meaningful about someone in your lineage?

102: Getting Organized
Get organized - charts, forms, WiFi, and tables provided
Tuesday, June 18
10am-12pm
Josey Ranch Lake
Registration Starts June 4

Special Research Skills

Learn about unique web resources and expand your online searching skills during the first session. The second session focuses specifically on African-American research in the United States.

Maximize Online Research
Tuesday, July 9
10am-12pm
Josey Ranch Lake
Registration Starts June 25
African-American Research
Tuesday, July 23
10am-12pm
Josey Ranch Lake
Registration Starts July 9

Past Events

DNA - You, Me, and 4300 Other People Are Family

Learn about DNA test kit results, how to use them to trace family members, and privacy implications.

Tuesday, May 7
10am-12pm
Josey Ranch Lake
Tuesday, May 21
7-9pm
Hebron & Josey

Beginner Genealogy

101: Getting Started
Learn basic research tips
Tuesday, June 4
10am-12pm
Josey Ranch Lake