FamilySearch is a site that should be on every genealogist’s list of websites for genealogy research. With all the wonders that await you, the best is that it is all free. We will learn about all the amazing databases, learning tools, and family trees, to name just a few. After this class, I believe you ... Read more
This session will cover the tools available to you to search by location: State, County, City or Township, and Enumeration District to locate your family before searching is available. Tom's presentation will also discuss how you and other volunteers can help ensure this census is searchable by researchers. The process is reportedly different than the ... Read more
Ancestry.com is one of the largest genealogy databases on the internet today, and they have the advertising dollars to make themselves known. However, there are many, many other online resources (most of them free) that can supplement the information you have on your family and fill in the missing puzzle pieces. We’ll talk about census ... Read more
Family history storytellers can borrow techniques which make stories more compelling, more easily digestible, more emotionally impactful, by borrowing concepts of photography. Using nature photography photos as examples, presenter Laura Hedgecock shares strategies that help personal and family stories to connect with readers and future generations.