Oakland California FamilySearch Library/Class Schedule
|4766 Lincoln Avenue|
|Tue-Wed: 10:00 am – 9 pm|
Thu-Sat: 10:00 am – 4 pm
Beginning Genealogy Series - Preregistration required
This seven week series will focus on gathering and organizing family records, then beginning to use libraries, archives and the internet to document your family history research. Students are encouraged to bring your lunch and stay after class to work on your research; instructors will often be available for personal assistance. Pre-registration is required (maximum of 30 students); no walkins will be allowed. See below for class descriptions or download the flyer.
Class and Event Schedule
|Aug 19||San Francisco Bay Area Jewish Gen. Soc.||1||1-4 P|
|Aug 25||Mac Users Group Meeting||George||monthly||1:30 P|
|Sep 12||East Bay Genealogical Society Meeting||
|Sep 12||Mac Users Group Workshop||George||monthly||7 P|
|Sep 18||Beginning Genealogy Series - Getting Started||Lindsey||weekly||10:30 A|
|Sep 22||Mac Users Group Meeting||George||monthly||1:30 P|
|Sep 25||Beginning Genealogy Series - Census Records||Johnston||weekly||10:30 A|
|Sep 26||African American Workshop||monthly||6 - 8 P|
Beginning Genealogy Series - Class 1 - Getting Started
Students will be introduced to the basic tools of the genealogist, including forms, computer software programs and the vocabulary of genealogy. Discussions will cover the first steps: surveying your family for information and documents, organizing your files, recording your
research and establishing research goals.
Beginning Genealogy Series - Class 2 - Using Census Records
State and federal census records are among the most interesting and accessible of all genealogical source materials. Learn how to access and search these records and see the staggering amount of information that can be gleaned from them. The class will include examples of mortality, agricultural and slave census records, as well as Canadian and Mexican censuses.