Our weekly roundup of upcoming Genealogy events. Numerous associations offer online genealogy classes every week. Most are free. To register for one of the events below, click on the name of the host organization.
June 29: “Discovering Your Ancestors in Poorhouse Records” by Elizabeth Hodges
June 28: “The Company: The Rise and Fall of the Hudson’s Bay Empire” by Stephen Bown
BYU Family History Library
June 30: “FamilySearch Q&A” with Kathryn Grant
FamilySearch Family History Library
June 29: “Correcting Relationships in FamilySearch Family Tree”
Legacy Family Tree
June 30: “Genealogy for Houses” by Jeanie F. Glaser
Sutro Library’s Bay Area Genealogy Calendar lists a wealth of Bay Area events and exhibits, including regular genealogical group meetings. This week’s highlights:
June 29: “The Castle on Telegraph Hill” by Catherine Accardi (San Francisco History Association)
July 1: “Picture This: Cataloging Digital Family Photographs” by Nancy Loe (Genealogy Society of Vallejo-Benicia)
Conference Keeper has a large calendar of classes (too many to list) hosted by genealogical organizations around the country and abroad. Lots to explore, and new events are added often, so be sure to browse the entire calendar. Here’s a sampling of the coming week’s offerings:
June 28: “Researching your Historical LGBTQ+ Relatives” (Center for Jewish History)
June 28: “The Ashkenazi Jews of Mexico” (Delivered in Yiddish)
June 29: “Irish Rentals as a Family History Source” (Ancestor Network)
June 30: “Beginning African American Genealogy” (Chemung County Library District)
July 1: “Reconstruct Your Ancestor’s World with Google” (Grand Prairie Genealogical Society)
July 2: “Disaster Planning for the Genealogist” (GenChat on Twitter)
See our post “Genealogy Learning in the Time of Coronavirus” for links to classes archived online at Ancestry, FamilySearch, RootsTech, and more. Be well, stay safe, and happy learning!
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