The Midwest Genealogy Center is located in Independence, Missouri. It is part of the Mid-Continent Public Library, which is the largest library system in the metropolitan area in Missouri. The Midwest Genealogy Center is offering November activities for genealogists and family historians.
The activities are free. Registration is required. If an activity is full, you might be able to get on a waiting list (in case someone cancels). Visit their website to see the full list of November activities.
November 2, 2016: “Discover Your Scottish Ancestry Online” Join genealogist Claire Brisson-Banks for a look at several Scottish genealogy websites, as well as learn helpful tips for using them in your research.
November 3, 2016: “Genealogy Scrapbooking Club” This new club is for people with an interest in genealogy scrapbooking. Get help compiling and organizing your family heirlooms, pictures, family stories, and family trees in heritage album formats. You’ll learn about new techniques and resources each time as you create a lasting legacy for your family.
November 3, 2016: “Beginning Genealogy” Find out the fundamentals of beginning your genealogical research project. Learn about organization, census information, vital records, and where to look for information. This is a beginner level class.
November 7, 2016: “Gardens of Stone” Discover how the Civil War legacy of military cemeteries evolved into the National Cemetery System that now offers a final resting place for all honorably discharged veterans of the U.S. Armed Forces and their immediate dependents.
November 10, 2016: “Census Records Research” Learn to search thousands of family and local history books and complete U.S. Federal Census from 1790 to 1940. Census records can be search by name, place of birth, age, ethnicity, and more. This is a beginner level class.
November 10, 2016: “Researching Your Civil War Soldier” Discover the sources you need to find ancestors that served in the Civil War as well as general information about the political, social, and cultural forces that affected their lives.
November 11, 2016: “Using FamilySearch” Learn how to get the most out of using the FamilySearch website. Learn tips on searching records, using the research wiki, finding family trees, using the Family History catalog, and more. This is a beginning level class for adults.
November 14, 2016: “Introduction to Internet Genealogy” This class focuses on evaluating websites and will introduce some of the best genealogy sites on the internet. This is a beginner level class for adults.
November 16, 2016: “Index It!” This program is designed for ages 11-18. Enjoy snacks, socializing, and dissection of old records. Discover the fun of indexing as you identify vital information necessary for making family tree connections.
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