Eight one-hour workshops on family history research will be offered on Saturdays in March - March 3, 10, 17, and 24, from 1 to 4 pm. All workshops will be held at 1711 6th St. West in Billings, Montana. Enter the building from the parking lot.
Workshops comprise two hours of topics followed by one hour of hands-on computer research.
March 3: Past, Present, Future (timelines, names and patterns, DNA, data entry)
Yours, Mine, Ours (terms, analysis, problem solving, ancestors, descendants, basic research, females)
March 10: Under Which Flag (names, culture, nationality, country research techniques, land ownership)
Location, Location, Location (arrival, homes, maps, legal entities, ports, immigration)
March 17: Who Said What (family records, photos, stories, sources)
Prove it To Me (sources documents, history, family stories, local information, vital records, health)
March 24: Research by Centuries (religion, census, heritage groups, military, politics, disasters)
Techie Stuff (software, data input, websites, archives, your problems)
PRE-REGISTRATION is $5 per session. Mail registration to 436 Lewis Avenue, Billings, MT 59101
Include your name, address, phone number, e-mail, and which sessions you plan to attend.
BRING: information on your parents, grandparents, etc., copies of documents, 3-ring binder, paper, and pencils.
Questions? Phone Ann Ferguson at 248-4082 evenings.