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Wednesday Genealogy Workshop 1: Family Search (FS)

Free

with Lin Wright

Calendar Jan 26, 2022 at 1 pm, runs for -1 weeks

An introduction to using Familysearch.org for genealogical research. The focus will be on using the FS world tree as a tool to bring together resources to aid your personal research. Pros and Cons of the site will be discussed. Please sign up for a free FS account before the workshop.

Wright has been a genealogist for several decades. While largely self-taught, she has completed both a M.A. in American & New England Studies and the Boston University Certificate in Genealogical Research.  Her own family is based in New England as well as England and Scotland, but she frequently works on people with a much broader background.

Full Course

Wednesday Genealogy Workshop 2: Introduction to WikiTree

Free

with Lin Wright

Calendar Feb 9, 2022 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Wikitree.com is a free community family tree. It does not contain genealogical resources. What it does have is a strong community of genealogical researchers, active project, useful and fun apps and lots of help. Come and explore this site with me. Recommended if you want to take the Everything WikiTree class in the Spring.

Lin Wright has been a genealogist for several decades. While largely self-taught, she has completed both a M.A. in American & New England Studies and the Boston University Certificate in Genealogical Research.  Her own family is based in New England as well as England and Scotland, but she frequently works on people with a much broader background.

Full Course

Wednesday Genealogy Workshop 3: Using RootsMagic 8

Free

with Lin Wright

Calendar Feb 23, 2022 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Introduction to the latest version of RootsMagic (RM8) which was recently released.  RootsMagic is a software program for your computer where you can keep your tree. Easily connects to ancestry and familysearch. Learn how to begin and explore some of the features. 

Lin Wright has been a genealogist for several decades. While largely self-taught, she has completed both a M.A. in American & New England Studies and the Boston University Certificate in Genealogical Research.  Her own family is based in New England as well as England and Scotland, but she frequently works on people with a much broader background.

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Wednesday Genealogy Workshop 4: Newspaper Research

Free

with Lin Wright

Calendar Mar 9, 2022 at 1 pm, runs for 1 week

Newspapers contain many gems that can help us in our genealogical research, but how do you find them? This workshop will explore using online tools to locate extant newspapers, both those digitized and available online, and those in repositories offline.

Lin Wright has been a genealogist for several decades. While largely self-taught, she has completed both a M.A. in American & New England Studies and the Boston University Certificate in Genealogical Research.  Her own family is based in New England as well as England and Scotland, but she frequently works on people with a much broader background.

Will run





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