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Beginning Genealogy (Four Tuesdays, March 5, 12, 19, & 26)

March 26 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am

Beginning Genealogy (Four Tuesdays, March 5, 12, 19, & 26)
Four Tuesdays, March 5-26; 10-11:30 a.m. @ E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center
400 N. Minnetrista Blvd., Muncie, IN  47306

Tracing your roots is a way to document history and family information that you can pass along to future generations. With many resources available online, genealogy is becoming popular and easier to accomplish. This class is for those with little or no previous knowledge of genealogy.

Topics covered each session:
March 5—Genealogy 101: Will focus on general standards (i.e., how genealogists write dates among other things) and discuss how to get started with your family tree.
March 12—Forms and Documents: Will discuss census records, birth and death certificates, marriage licenses, land records, and etc., as well as the type of information that can be obtained from these forms.
March 19—Organization: Will examine several different ways to organize all the information that you find.
March 26—Software and Free Websites: Will take a look at three different software programs on the market as well as some of the free websites available to help you do your research.

Instructor: Karen Good, board member and chair of Ancestor Hunters, Delaware County Historical Society; and the Indiana County Genealogist

Limited to 20 guests.
No charge – Reservations required.

Please reserve at https://commerce.cashnet.com/BALL_EMS057.


EB and Bertha Ball Center
400 W Minnetrista Blvd
Muncie, IN 47303 United States
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