Baltimore Family History Workshop

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Class TitleExperience LevelTimeInstructorDescriptionFiles
African American ResearchAll Levels of Experience3:00 - 4:00Margo Williams
Beginning DNAAll Levels of Experience1:45 - 2:45Jim Bartlett
Creating An Effective Research PlanAll Levels of Experience11:15 - 12:15 (or lunch)Angela McGhieEfficient research takes planning.  Come learn a process for focusing your research objectives & identifying sources most likely to answer your research questions.  
DAR-ResearchAll Levels of Experience12:30 - 1:30 (or lunch)Leda Behserescht
Documenting Your Research TrailAll Levels of Experience10:00 - 11:00Angela McGhieEver found a document in your files & you don't know where it came from?  Methods for keeping a research log, recording research notes, filing document images & citing sources.  
Family History Center IntroAll Levels of Experience10:00 - 11:00Dolly ZieglerGet to know the Family History Center.  Find out all it has to offer to Researchers.
FamilySearch Indexing - ArbitrationAll Levels of Experience3:00 - 4:00Karen Perry
FamilySearch Indexing for BeginnersAll Levels of Experience10:00 - 11:00Sheri Slater
FamilySearch Indexing for BeginnersAll Levels of Experience11:15 - 12:15 (or lunch)Sheri Slater
FamilySearch Intermediate IndexingAll Levels of Experience10:00 - 11:00Karen Perry
FamilySearch Intermediate IndexingAll Levels of Experience11:15 - 12:15 (or lunch)Karen Perry
Genealogy & InternetAll Levels of Experience1:45 - 2:45Julia Coldren-WalkerPros & Cons of internet use, overview of types of Genealogy sites.   Citing internet sources properly.  Free government & commercial websites. 
Genealogy 101All Levels of Experience10:00 - 11:00Julia Coldren-WalkerIntro to Family History Research.  Covers basic research, using family sources & records such as census immigration, newspapers, family interviews. 
Intermediate Genealogy -Intermediate11:15 - 12:15 (or lunch)Julia Coldren-Walker
After you finish family and census resources as well have vital records, what do you do next? Intermediate Genealogy will briefing cover why you should cite you sources and what is the Genealogical Proof Standard. It then will cover the four major sources that should be the next step in you research. They are military Records, Courthouse records, Immigration & Naturalization Records and Newspaper. We will cover what is in each group and what type of information you can expect from them.
Land RecordsAll Levels of Experience1:45 - 2:45Rebecca Whitman Koford
Native American ResearchAll Levels of Experience1:45 - 2:45Margo Williams
Probate RecordsAll Levels of Experience11:15 - 12:15 (or lunch)Rebecca Whitman Koford
Scanning and Storing Documents.All Levels of Experience10:00 - 11:00Rachel Jenkins
Scanning WorkshopAll Levels of Experience11:15 - 12:15 (or lunch)Rachel JenkinsSign up in the gym before classes start.  Priority given to attendees of Ms. Jenkins.  Scanning & storing class.  Ms. Jenkins will be available in the gym to demonstrate & to scan a few documents for patrons.  Limit 20. 
Searching & Sourcing on FamilySearch & Using Ancestry alongside FamilySearchAll Levels of Experience12:30 - 1:30 (or lunch)Jacob Metro
Social NetworkingAll Levels of Experience11:15 - 12:15 (or lunch)Margaret McMahonExplore the use of social networking in genealogical research: message boards, Twitter, Pinterest and Facebook. 
Steps to Success with DNAAll Levels of Experience3:00 - 4:00Jim Bartlett
Using Family TreesAll Levels of Experience10:00 - 11:00Margaret McMahonFind out about the use of electronic and online family trees to capture and share your research. 
Vital Records, BMDsAll Levels of Experience10:00 - 11:00Rebecca Whitman KofordUsing vital records (birth, marriage, death) and alternative sources. 

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