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Two-part Program by Mary Roddy: FamilyBrowse: Another Way to Use FamilySearch.org and A Nose for News
October 8, 2017 @ 1:30 pm - 4:00 pm
at Temple Emanuel
FamilyBrowse: Another Way to Use FamilySearch.org
FamilySearch.org has millions of images on its website. Many are unindexed and not searchable. If you know how to get into the catalog and browse around, you can find images of birth and death certificates, naturalizations, deeds, wills and more. Learn how to find these types of records.
Family Browse Handout 4 pages
Family Browse Handout 12 pages
A Nose for News
Newspapers are a rich source for getting beyond dates and places. This presentation includes 18 tips for getting better results from newspaper research. Each is illustrated with examples from different locations and time periods. Discover the one name you need to look for in every obituary.
A Nose for News Handout
Mary Kircher Roddy is a genealogist, lecturer and writer, currently working on a novel based on several of her ancestors. She is a regular presenter with LegacyFamilyTree Webinars and speaks frequently at genealogy conferences, genealogy societies and libraries. She earned a Certificate in Genealogy and Family History from the University of Washington. mkrgenealogy.com
Special Interest Group (SIG) Meetings
Pre-lecture: 12:30 pm – 1:20 pm
Litvak and Poland SIGs
Post-lecture (approx. 3:30 pm)
Belarus and Ukraine SIGs
Admission is free for members, $5 for non-members. Refreshments will be served.