Oakland California FamilySearch Library/Class Schedule
|4766 Lincoln Avenue|
|Tue-Wed: 10:00 am – 9 pm|
Thu-Sat: 10:00 am – 4 pm
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
Will resume regular 4th Wednesday schedule January 25, 6-8 PM
|Jan 10||Intro. to Genealogy Software Programs||Miller||1||
|Jan 13||Intro. to Genealogy Software Programs||Miller||1||
|Jan 17||Documentation in Personal Ancestral File||Miller||1||
Documentation in Personal Ancestral File
|Jan 24||Ancestral Homelands - Intro to Sweden||Olofson||1||
|Jan 26||Best Genealogical Websites - ancestry.com||
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Introduction to Genealogy Software Programs (hands on) – There are several good genealogy data management programs offered either free or for a nominal fee. 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. Please call (510-531-3905) or E-mail (firstname.lastname@example.org) the FHC to preregister.
Documentation Using Personal Ancestral File (hands on) - Documenting (or footnoting) your research is a vital part of being a good genealogist. 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 (email@example.com) the FHC to preregister.
Introduction to Swedish Genealogical Research - This class will highlight the basics of Swedish research using the 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. Please see above link.