Genealogy Class (FREE) – w/ Guest Speaker, Carol K. Petranek, Co-Director of the Washington D.C. Family History Center

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When: Back to Calendar March 7, 2013 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Repeats: Monthly on 1st Thursday for 2 occurrences
Excluding: July 4, 2013
Where: HSBC Almshouse
9811 Van Buren Lane
Cockeysville,MD 21030
Cost: Free
Contact: 443-848-2646
Categories: Non-HSBC Event

In March and April 2013, the free genealogy courses will host guest speaker Carol Kostakos Petranek, Co-Director of the Washington, D.C., Family History Center.

March 7, 2013 – TOPIC: PowerSearching in FamilySearch

April 4, 2013 – TOPIC: Beyond the Search in Family Search

FREE, MONTHLY, GENEALOGY INSTRUCTION at the Historical Society of Baltimore County, with professional genealogist Angela Walton-Raji, BA, M.Ed. Angela Walton-Raji is the author of Black Indian Genealogy Research: African American Ancestors Among the Five Civilized Tribes, and has a wealth of general and niche genealogy knowledge, experience, and resources to share.

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Join the Louis S. Diggs Research Center for African American History For Genealogy Classes at the Historical Society of Baltimore County

Beginning Thursday May 3, 2012 from 10:00 am to 2:00 pm, genealogy classes for beginners will be underway to the public free of charge.  Classes meet the 1st Thursday of each month. Bring your laptops with you!  The classes will be taught by professional genealogist and author, Angela Walton-Raji, BA, M.Ed.

Let us help you to explore the areas of family history that interest you. Learn various methods of:

  • Conducting Oral History
  • Preserving your Family History
  • Pursuing your Family’s Military History
  • Organizing a Research Strategy

Learn how to access the basic documents for family history:

  • Federal Census Records
  • State Vital Records – Birth, Marriage & Death
  • Military Records
  • Online Databases
  • Connecting with other genealogists

Beginning the first Thursday of every month, come and share family stories, discuss your genealogy roadblocks, learn how to compile and present your data. Explore methods of documenting ancestors who were enslaved, who were free, who were immigrants, who were native born.  Internet access will be available to research records from multiple states.

Take an ancestral journey with us!