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Becoming a Genealogist & Family Historian: A Free Five Part Class

The Society is please to offer as a public service the Free Five-Part Class: Becoming a Genealogist & Family Historian with Susan J. Court.

This Free Five-Part series covers the steps to becoming a genealogist from examining the objectives and understanding the terminology; learning what records to research and where those records are located; exploring how to research in-person, online, or using DNA, and how to record and organize the resulting research on paper, online, or using software; delving into the mechanics of the online fee-based and free data bases; and finally looking at ways to share the research with others, thereby becoming the family’s storyteller.

Course Instructor Susan J. Court, M.A., J.D., is a genealogist and author of 12 family histories, many of which are in the collections of historical societies or museums, and 15 genealogy or history articles; a frequent lecturer on genealogy and moderator of genealogy discussion groups; a member of nine genealogical or historical societies in the United States and Great Britain, including the Kentucky Genealogical Society where she serves as Co-President and Member of the Board and leads the Society’s collaboration with FamilySearch.

Class 1: Introduction – Click here to view on YouTube

Class 2: Foundation for Becoming a Genealogist – Click here to view on YouTube

Class 3: Online Research – Click here to view on YouTube

Class 4: Additional Online Research Techniques – Click here to view on YouTube

Class 5: Chronicling Your Family Story – Click here to view on YouTube

Companion Guide – Click here to access the companion guide

 

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