All single sessions are $100 for a one-hour presentation and 30-minute Q&A. Gift Certificates are available in $25 increments and can be used for any personal instruction. Email for details.
Begin with yourself. Work through your family, gathering resources along the way. Learn how to carefully record your findings in a permanent place, whether on paper or digital.
Once you’ve gotten started gathering your genealogy and recording everything that you’ve found, how do you get a grip on the “mess” you’ve created? Learn how to simply organize your research, on paper or digital, and keep it that way.
There’s a difference between archiving your family history and scrapbooking the major life events of your family. However, preserving your family’s original photos and mementos takes special skills. Learn skills that can take your prized possessions out of those old albums, storage boxes, and trunks and into the next century.
Since the advent of the personal computer and the internet, family history study has exploded. Are you keeping up?
So, you want to use more than your desktop computer to enhance your family history research capabilities? Learn about the latest technology for searching, organization, archiving, preservation, and communication. More than just “googling.” One-hour presentation, with 30-minute Q&A following.
Overview of various software applications to track your family history names, dates, locations, events, documents, and photos in one convenient location. One-hour presentation, with 30-minute Q&A following.
Also available as an all-day group program ($250) or as individual instruction ($25/hour).
You’ve spent the money, spit in a tube or scrapped your cheek with a very long Q-Tip, and sent it off for analysis. The results are back. What were the results? Did they give you addresses of long lost relatives? Did you find a sister that you never knew you had? If yes, how wonderful for you!!!! If no, where do you go from here? Get moving in the right direction to figure out what is real and what is not. One-hour presentation, with 30-minute Q&A following.
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Many have become frustrated and given up finding their ancestors on the great island of Ireland. The consensus has been for many years that all searching will do is lead to a headache and a dead end. Learn how to methodically search the newest resources, whether online or in repositories that will require correspondence or an actual visit. Locate these present-day resources to find those long-lost ancestors and you’ll have an easier time tracking down those illusive ancestors “across the pond.”
You may have had the same problem looking for Scottish ancestors that you had with finding them in Ireland. However, since Scotland has stayed within the British Empire for hundreds of hears, their records are more accessible than the Irish ones. Yes, you will still have some research that will lead to headaches and dead ends. Learn how to methodically search the newest resources, whether online or in repositories that will require correspondence or an actual visit.
Are to Scottish? Irish? Neither? Learn where the term Scots-Irish originated, how it was used in the past few centuries, and what it really means to be Scots-Irish. Add a description about this item
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