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We are again holding our free beginning genealogy series starting Jan 15.
Always third Saturday morning Jan through Jun at 9:00 AM.
Pre-registration is requested by calling 402-706-1453 or emailing _Genehelper(a)aol.com_
(mailto:Genehelper@aol.com) so that we have enough handouts.
The classes are great for beginners, or as a review to get ideas to restart
or jump start research.
Jan 15: The Basics of Family History for beginning or Review
Feb 19: Vital Records & Substitutes
Mar 19: Making Sense of the Census
Apr 16: Worldwide Family Records & the Family History Center (and by the
way, the W. Dale Clark Library in Omaha has been accepted as a Family
History Center, so films can be ordered in to that facility, possibly more
convenient hours than at your local FHC.
and Pt 2: Internet Genealogy Possibilities
May 21: Black, White, & Read Al Over Using Newspapers for family history
and Pt 2 Jumping the Water to find out where your people came
from in the old country so that research can continue.
Jun 18: Uncle Sam Wants You for exploring military records
and Pt 2 Where There's a Will, which will discuss probates &
intestate records for finding families.
Classes are held at the Mormon Trail Center, 3215 State Street because many
of the classes have more in attendance than could fit in any of the
There's a special deal available only to attendees. Greater Omaha
Genealogy Society, (co sponsor with the Omaha Public Library), is offering a trial
membership to the Society for half the regular price, since the fiscal
year is half over when we hold the classes. You will get Ezines, newsletters,
the member discount at the Spring workshop for your membership fee. If
you attend the Spring workshop as a member, it's almost like we're giving you
the membership free.
Hope to see you there.