Genealogy Topics


Genealogy: What’s It All About
Speaker: Lorraine Minor
Genealogy is one of the most popular hobbies in the U.S. today. This talk explains why so many people are searching their family histories and provides a brief description of how to get started.


Beginning Census Research: An Introduction to the U.S. Census Records & Indexing System
Speaker: Lorraine Minor
The U.S. Census was taken every ten years, starting in 1790. Discover what information is available in the U.S. Census, how to access census data and utilize that data in furthering family history research.


Genealogy on the Internet
Speaker: Lorraine Minor
Resources on the Internet can greatly enhance the efforts of those researching their family histories. Learn about the most popular internet sites, how to find other valuable sites and how to evaluate the information found.


Organizing Your Genealogical Research Papers
Speaker: Lorraine Minor
This talk provides suggestions for organizing all the papers accumulated in doing family research including filing and indexing systems, research calendars and planning for future research.


Planning a Genealogical Research Trip
Speaker: Lorraine Minor
Traveling to one’s family home for research is expensive and time consuming. Learn what research to do before you travel, what to take with you, and about resources at your destination.


Researching Your Family Records at the LDS Family History Center
Speaker: Lorraine Minor
The Mormons have assembled a wealth of information that is invaluable to people researching their families. This talk discusses the databases and other resources available at the Family History Center and how to access them.

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