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Genealogy Lifelong Learning Class

Genealogy

Class Number | CED.1031.H02

Section | 62550

Class Details

Date & Time

Meets on Monday's for 6 consecutive weeks

January 18, 26, February 1, 8, 15, & 22

3:30pm-5:30pm

Cost

$60 per person

Limited to 12 participants.

Location

FIRST CLASS: Gladwin County Genealogy Society (2nd Floor of Gladwin County District Library)

All Other Classes: Harrison Campus | Technical Education Center | Computer Lab 131

Class Description

In this lifelong learning class, you will be taught how to trace your family’s
history through research on the web and resource materials available at Gladwin County Historical Society. You will learn fascinating things about your
ancestors like from where and when they migrated to America, the struggles they endured, their successes, occupations, medical histories, and much more. You will also learn what free websites are available to continue your research at home.

Things to bring with you:

  • Paper
  • Pencils
  • Any known family information of yourself, parents, grandparents, ect.---Where they were born, lived, and nationality.

You will be provided genealogy forms that will help you organize your family tree. The more experienced researchers should bring their ancestor charts.


Instructor

Bill Boyd & Barb Curtindale

Bill Boyd and Barb Curtindale are co-instructors of this class. Barb is the President of the Gladwin County Historical Society, President of the Harrison Area Genealogical Society, Historian of the Michigan Council, and has over 45 years of experience in researching genealogy. Bill has nearly 15 years of experience in research and is the Vice-President of the Gladwin County Genealogy Society and is a member of the World Research team. Both Bill and Barb taught genealogy at the Gladwin Middle School for three years.

Questions?

We'd love to answer them!

lifelonglearning@midmich.edu

(989) 386-6651
 
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