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'''Introduction to&nbsp;Genealogy Software Programs&nbsp;(hands on)''' – There are several good genealogy data management programs offered either free or for a nominal fee.&nbsp;This class introduces 4 of them with similarities and differences, then teaches how to open a file, input data, and back up your work. Bring a flash drive if you have one.&nbsp; Please call (510-531-3905)&nbsp;or E-mail ([mailto:fhcoakland@gmail.com fhcoakland@gmail.com]) the FHC to preregister.
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'''Beginning Research in England with Jeremy Frankel'''&nbsp;– An introduction to British genealogical research and online resources and materials at the Oakland California Family History Center, including resources for English/Welsh vital records through the twentieth century, census records for 1841-1911, church and probate records. To register [http://tinyurl.com/EnglandReg Click Here]  
  
'''Documentation Using Personal Ancestral File (hands on)''' - Documenting (or footnoting) your research is a vital part of being a good genealogist. &nbsp;This class teaches the fundamentals of documentation using the PAF software program but the principles taught could be used in any program. Please call (510-531-3905) or E-mail ([mailto:fhcoakland@gmail.com fhcoakland@gmail.com]) the FHC to preregister.<br>
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'''Introduction to Swedish Genealogical Research - '''This class will highlight the basics of Swedish research using the'''&nbsp;'''online resources and materials at the Oakland California Family History Center. These resources include but are not limited to Swedish death records through 2009, Swedish census 1880 - 1900, and both vital and church records. We'll demonstrate all the resources during the first hour of class, then hold a workshop. Attendees who come prepared with adequate information may find their ancestors in fifteen minutes or less. Online preregistration is required.&nbsp; Please see above link.
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Ancestral Homelands : A Spotlight Series for Beginners - Online Preregistration required

The California Genealogical Society and the Oakland California Family History Center are offering a series of monthly classes designed to help beginners find where their immigrant ancestor came from. The second session, Tuesday, February 28 at 7 PM will be Beginning Research in England with Jeremy Frankel, professional genealogist and president of the Bay Area Jewish Genealogical Society. To register Click Here

African American Workshop - February 22 

No pre-registration is required for this free workshop led by Judith Collins, specialist.  Researchers meet every 4th Wednesday from 6-8 PM.     

Class Schedule 


Date Title Teacher # wks Time
Jan 10   Intro. to Genealogy Software Programs   Miller   1

  10:30 AM 

Jan 13   Intro. to Genealogy Software Programs   Miller   1

  1:30 PM

Jan 17     Documentation in Personal Ancestral File   Miller   1

  10:30 AM

Jan 20 

  Documentation in Personal Ancestral File

  Miller   1     1:30 PM
Jan 24   Ancestral Homelands - Intro to Sweden   Olofson   1

   7:00 PM

Jan 26   Best Genealogical Websites - ancestry.com

1st of 8

   1:30 PM


Class Descriptions

Beginning Research in England with Jeremy Frankel – An introduction to British genealogical research and online resources and materials at the Oakland California Family History Center, including resources for English/Welsh vital records through the twentieth century, census records for 1841-1911, church and probate records. To register Click Here



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