8:30AM - 12:00PM
Genealogy Basics: Tools and Strategies for Success
Genealogy Basics begin with a few basic tools and strategies. Everyone can learn or improve their skills to trace their family tree and unlock the mysteries of their past. Learn online and offline resources and organizational strategies to increase your success. Genealogy can be easy and rewarding!
Beginner. Just starting to do family history., Intermediate. Online database savvy and can locate/read deeds, vital records, wills, and church records.
Digital Resources: database tools/strategies; web tools (i.e. Google); general interest, Methodology: evaluating/analyzing information, Record Types: BMD vital records; church; cemeteries; census/substitutes; military; newspapers/obituaries; occupation; slave; tax; wills/probate; land records, Research Strategies: site-specific search strategies
Not specific as to geography or ethnicity