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Genealogical Research at the Minnesota History Society Library

Title: Genealogical Research at the Minnesota History Society Library
Location: Minnesota History Center, 345 W. Kellog Blvd., St. Paul, MN 55102
Description: An overview of the various holdings of the Minnesota Historical Society Library and State Archives that relate to genealogy and family history and how to get the most out of them. How the key genealogy records are organized, how to find them using the various Internet catalogs, how to get around in the facility, and how to make best use of your time at the library.
Start Time: 10:00
Date: 2011-11-12
End Time: 12:30

Principles of Genealogy

Title: Principles of Genealogy
Location: Maplewood Library, 3025 Southlawn Dr, Maplewood, MN 55109
Description: An introduction to the best practices of modern genealogy. In this lecture we will review the basics from pedigree charts and family group sheets, to software and the Internet. We will discuss the best way to do genealogical research and review basic record types such as census, vital records, church records, wills and probates and military records. We will point out where you can find these records either on the Internet or in libraries, archives or courthouses. The instructor will discuss both paper and software tools for recording and planning your research.
Start Time: 10:00
Date: 2011-10-22
End Time: 13:00

Are Your Ancestors in the Cloud? Effective Use of the Internet for Genealogical Research.

Title: Are Your Ancestors in the Cloud? Effective Use of the Internet for Genealogical Research.
Location: Continuing Education and Conference Center, 1890 Buford Ave St Paul, MN
Description: There is a vast amount of genealogically related material available on the Internet. However, it is not always easy to find, capture and use. Additionally, the Internet is a great tool for communicating with other family historians if you know how. Through lecture, discussion and demonstration, you will learn how to effectively search the Internet for people and records, what are the key genealogical websites and how to use them to best advantage, how to capture and organize what you find, how to use the Internet as a learning tool, and how to find others with common interests. Participants also may want to visit www.FamilySearch.org and www.Ancestry.com in advance of the course.
Start Time: 19:00
Date: 2011-11-28
End Time: 21:00

Are Your Ancestors in the Cloud? Effective Use of the Internet for Genealogical Research.

Title: Are Your Ancestors in the Cloud? Effective Use of the Internet for Genealogical Research.
Location: Continuing Education and Conference Center, 1890 Buford Ave St Paul, MN
Description: There is a vast amount of genealogically related material available on the Internet. However, it is not always easy to find, capture and use. Additionally, the Internet is a great tool for communicating with other family historians if you know how. Through lecture, discussion and demonstration, you will learn how to effectively search the Internet for people and records, what are the key genealogical websites and how to use them to best advantage, how to capture and organize what you find, how to use the Internet as a learning tool, and how to find others with common interests. Participants also may want to visit www.FamilySearch.org and www.Ancestry.com in advance of the course.
Start Time: 19:00
Date: 2011-11-21
End Time: 21:00

Are Your Ancestors in the Cloud? Effective Use of the Internet for Genealogical Research.

Title: Are Your Ancestors in the Cloud? Effective Use of the Internet for Genealogical Research.
Location: Continuing Education and Conference Center, 1890 Buford Ave St Paul, MN
Description: There is a vast amount of genealogically related material available on the Internet. However, it is not always easy to find, capture and use. Additionally, the Internet is a great tool for communicating with other family historians if you know how. Through lecture, discussion and demonstration, you will learn how to effectively search the Internet for people and records, what are the key genealogical websites and how to use them to best advantage, how to capture and organize what you find, how to use the Internet as a learning tool, and how to find others with common interests. Participants also may want to visit www.FamilySearch.org and www.Ancestry.com in advance of the course.
Start Time: 19:00
Date: 2011-11-14
End Time: 21:00

Who Were Your Ancestors? The Fundamentals and Principles of Genealogy.

Title: Who Were Your Ancestors? The Fundamentals and Principles of Genealogy.
Location: Continuing Education and Conference Center, 1890 Buford Ave St Paul, MN
Description: Do you know who your ancestors were? Do you know enough to describe their lives? During this course you will learn the principles of modern genealogical research methods, including how to discover your ancestors and their lives using key records such as censuses, church and vital records, military records, newspapers, directories, naturalization and ship records, local histories, wills, probates, and land records. Key genealogical Internet sites will be visited. The instructor will discuss both paper and software tools for recording and planning your research. Recommended reading: Christine Rose and Kay Germaine Ingalls, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Genealogy, and Val D. Greenwood, The Researcher’s Guide to American Genealogy. Participants also may want to visit www.FamilySearch.org and www.Ancestry.com in advance of the course.
Start Time: 19:00
Date: 2011-10-24
End Time: 21:00

Who Were Your Ancestors? The Fundamentals and Principles of Genealogy.

Title: Who Were Your Ancestors? The Fundamentals and Principles of Genealogy.
Location: Continuing Education and Conference Center, 1890 Buford Ave St Paul, MN
Description: Do you know who your ancestors were? Do you know enough to describe their lives? During this course you will learn the principles of modern genealogical research methods, including how to discover your ancestors and their lives using key records such as censuses, church and vital records, military records, newspapers, directories, naturalization and ship records, local histories, wills, probates, and land records. Key genealogical Internet sites will be visited. The instructor will discuss both paper and software tools for recording and planning your research. Recommended reading: Christine Rose and Kay Germaine Ingalls, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Genealogy, and Val D. Greenwood, The Researcher’s Guide to American Genealogy. Participants also may want to visit www.FamilySearch.org and www.Ancestry.com in advance of the course.
Start Time: 19:00
Date: 2011-10-17
End Time: 21:00

Who Were Your Ancestors? The Fundamentals and Principles of Genealogy.

Title: Who Were Your Ancestors? The Fundamentals and Principles of Genealogy.
Location: Continuing Education and Conference Center, 1890 Buford Ave St Paul, MN
Description: Do you know who your ancestors were? Do you know enough to describe their lives? During this course you will learn the principles of modern genealogical research methods, including how to discover your ancestors and their lives using key records such as censuses, church and vital records, military records, newspapers, directories, naturalization and ship records, local histories, wills, probates, and land records. Key genealogical Internet sites will be visited. The instructor will discuss both paper and software tools for recording and planning your research. Recommended reading: Christine Rose and Kay Germaine Ingalls, The Complete Idiot’s Guide to Genealogy, and Val D. Greenwood, The Researcher’s Guide to American Genealogy. Participants also may want to visit www.FamilySearch.org and www.Ancestry.com in advance of the course.

Start Time: 19:00
Date: 2011-10-10
End Time: 21:00

Introduction to Scottish Research

Title: Introduction to Scottish Research
Location: Oakdale FHC, Oakdale, MN
Description: A look at the basic Scottish genealogical record types and how to access them on the Internet and through Family History Library films. Also a look at key books and websites
Start Time: 13:00
Date: 2011-10-15
End Time: 14:00

Land Records – Czechoslovak Gen. Soc. Int.

Title: Land Records – Czechoslovak Gen. Soc. Int.
Location: MGS Auditorium, 1185 Concord St. N., South St. Paul, MN 55075
Description: A look at land records from the original transfer of land from Colonies and the Federal Government to individuals, to person to person land transaction. Why use land records, what is in them,how to use them, and how to find them. Also a look at plotting land records from the legal description in a deed.
Start Time: 12:00:00
Date: 2011-02-12
End Time: 2011-02-12