Spring 2017 Genealogy Class
Jacksonville Genealogical Society, Inc. (JGS) (http://jaxgen.org) will be holding a four-session Introduction to Genealogy Class, featuring research resources in the U.S.
It will be held from 10:15 a.m. to 1:15 p.m. at the Bartram Trail Branch Library, 60 Davis Pond Blvd, Fruit Cove, FL 32259, on the following Saturdays:
April 1, 8, 22, and 29, 2017
This class is for the beginner researcher and the experienced researcher looking for a refresher course. Subjects include: Back to Basics; Research Documentation; Sources-What are they?; Dates, Places & Relationships; Use of Vital, Court, and Church Records; Timelines; Handwriting; Census Evidence Analysis; and more. Certificates of Completion will be given to those persons who attend three of the four class dates.
The classes are tentatively - subject to change - being planned as:
Day 1 - Generally Getting Started, Traditions, Organization, types of sources;
Hands on - handwriting
Day 2 - Census Returns and Court Records;
Hands on - census evidence analysis
Day 3 - Church and Vital Records;
Hands on - timelines
Day 4 - Research Sources, documentation;
Hands on - source citations
Free parking is available at the Library and there is no charge for the class.
Register online: send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org. Include your name, address, and phone number.
Jacksonville Genealogical Society, P.O. Box 60756, Jacksonville, Florida 32236-0756
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