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Getting Started (or restarted) in Genealogy

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Whether you have been working on your family’s genealogy for decades or just getting started, this class is for you. In this six-week series, Susan Rabick will provide instruction around basic and advanced research strategies, including four generation charts, family group sheets and organizing your research. Come learn new skills and brush up on old techniques around using databases and primary sources to research family histories. This program is co-sponsored by the Western Michigan Genealogical Society.

February 28 – Introduction and four generation charts
March 7 – Family group sheets and WMGS databases
March 14 – Census records and Ancestry
March 21 – FamilySearch and programs
March 28 – Resources at GRPL
April 4 – GenWeb sites, organizing and preserving research

Getting Started (or restarted) in Genealogy
  • Times:  7:00 PM - 8:30 PM
  • February 28, 2019 to April 4, 2019
  • Grand Rapids Public Library- Main Branch
  • Free
  • Recurring weekly on Thursday