Wednesday, September 6, 2017

FREE United States and Canada Research Seminar, October 16-20, 2017

Registration is open for the upcoming week long United States and Canada Research Seminar hosted by the Family History Library in Salt Lake City on October 16-20, 2017. The seminar will be streamed online for free for those who cannot attend in person. The seminar will cover a range of topics from Border Crossings to Vital Records in both the U.S. and Canada. The classes are for beginning and intermediate genealogists interested in learning about records of U.S. and Canada localities and the Family History Library collections.

Registration is required to attend in person or online. Class descriptions, handouts, and registration is available at the FamilySearch Wiki here at this URL: Below is a schedule of classes (all times are in MDT, Arizona is one hour earlier):

16 October
17 October
18 October
19 October
20 October
9:00-10:00 AM MDT
FamilySearch Catalog
FamilySearch Wiki
FamilySearch Historical Records Collection
FamilySearch Memories
Freedman Bureau Records
10:15-11:15 AM MDT
Canada Research: Canada Census Records
Canada Research: Canada Vital Records
Canada Research: Quebec Research
Canada Research: Ontario Research
Immigration and Canadian Border Crossings
11:30 AM - 12:30 PM MDT
Are You Your Own Brick Wall: Common Genealogical Mistakes and Their Solutions
Descendancy Research
A United States Case Study
The Research Process
Ask Your United States and Canada Research Question
1:15-2:15 PM MDT
United States Vital Records
Census Techniques/Strategies
United States Land Records
Genetic Genealogy: An Introduction to DNA
Canada Research: Canada Military
2:30-3:30 PM MDT
United States Naturalization Records
United States Probate Records
Great Internet Sites for United States Research
Using LDS Church Records
Over There: World War I Over Here

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