Posts Tagged: Genealogy

Genealogy Round Table Discussions

Genealogy Round Table discussions are informal opportunities to share and collaborate with researchers on the same topics. No sign-up needed for this free time of sharing experiences and resources. July 10: Reading Old Writing– Bring a sample of “hard to read” writing. July 17: Stories of WWI – Share a brief story a family member,… Read more »

Genealogy Round Table Discussions

Genealogy Round Table discussions are informal opportunities to share and collaborate with researchers on the same topics. No sign-up needed for this free time of sharing experiences and resources. July 10: Reading Old Writing– Bring a sample of “hard to read” writing. July 17: Stories of WWI – Share a brief story a family member,… Read more »

Genealogy Round Table Discussions

Genealogy Round Table discussions are informal opportunities to share and collaborate with researchers on the same topics. No sign-up needed for this free time of sharing experiences and resources. July 10: Reading Old Writing– Bring a sample of “hard to read” writing. July 17: Stories of WWI – Share a brief story a family member,… Read more »

Skeletons In My Closet

Join researcher Susan Handel in Porter Meeting Hall at Skidompha Library as she takes us along on her research journey and uncovers several surprises! Titled “Skeletons in My Closet” Susan’s carefully prepared presentation includes the stories of four ancestors. Please join Susan and contemplate the question that researchers must consider before delving into family history:… Read more »

Genealogy Beginner Class (Full)

Designed for REAL beginners, this one-evening class will help participants know the basics of best practices for family research, giving a solid foundation for future research.  Staff genealogist Kathleen Maclachlan will also recommend books and other resources for beginners and will provide handouts. (This class is full.)

Traveling Back to our Ancestors’ Neighborhoods

Genealogist Kathleen Maclachlan will recount the details of researching and planning to visit four areas in Ireland and Scotland where her ancestors and her husband’s ancestors lived and the surprises which the trip held.  She hopes that others will be encouraged by this talk, can glean some helpful hints, and enjoy the adventure vicariously.