The Family History Library Announces Free Classes for January, 2016

December 16, 2015  - by 

During the month of January, the Family History Library will be hosting a number of free online family history classes and webinars. These classes and webinars are designed to help individuals and families find their ancestors and teach important family history techniques. They are free to the public. Information about specific classes is listed below, as well as information on how to register for classes.




January 2:   Métodos de organización Webinar.  1:00 P.M. 

January 5:   Spanish Records Indexing Workshop Webinar (1½ hours). 10:00 A.M.

January 5:   Using the Family History Library Catalog Effectively.   1:00 P.M.

January 7:   Family Tree: Preserving Your Memories in Family Tree. 11:00 A.M.

January 7:   United States Census. 1:00 P.M.

January 8:   Finding Parishes in Germany Webinar. 11:00 A.M.

January 11:  Overview of 10:00 A.M.

January 12:  Portuguese Records Indexing Workshop. Webinar. 10:00 A.M. (1½ hours).

January 13:  Family Tree: Finding and Attaching Sources within FamilySearch.  11:00 A.M.

January 14:  Beginning Research Techniques Webinar. 1:00 P.M.

January 14:  Norwegian Emigration: The Experience Webinar. 2:00 P.M.

January 16:  Boy Scout Genealogy Merit Badge. 11:00 A.M. (1½ hours). To register, call 1-801-240-4673 at least one week before the workshop to find out which requirements should be completed before attending.

January 16:  Nuevas herramientas del Árbol Familiar Webinar. 1:00 P.M.

January 19:  Italian Records Indexing Workshop Webinar. 10:00 A.M. (1½ hours).

January 19:  Tips and Tricks for Using FamilySearch’s Historical Records Collection. 1:00 P.M.

January 21:  Family Tree: Attaching Sources Outside of FamilySearch. 11:00 A.M.

January 21:  How to Find Ancestors in Digitalarkivet of Norway Webinar. 2:00 P.M.

January 25:  England Research Using Webinar. 1:00 P.M.

January 26:  French Records Indexing Workshop Webinar. 10:00 A.M.

January 26:  Getting Started with Polish Research Webinar. 11:00 A.M.

January 26:   England Census Research Webinar. 1:00 P.M.

January 27:   Using Family Tree to Do Descendancy Research. 11:00 A.M.

January 27:   England Civil Registration Research Webinar. 1:00 P.M.

January 28:   Church of England Research Webinar. 1:00 P.M.

January 28:   FamilySearch Research Wiki Webinar. 6:00 P.M.

January 29:   England Nonconformist Research Webinar. 1:00 P.M.

Webinars can be accessed by going to; click on Search; select Wiki. Type Webinars and choose the top entry. Click on 1.1 Monthly Class Schedule, then the name of the month; scroll to find the desired class.


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    1. MaryKay, it may just be making sure the sound is plugged in on your computer correctly, but if that isn’t the case I would contact FamilySearch Research Support at 18664061830 or to see if they have any possible solutions.