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The following classes will assist you in tracing your genealogy and family tree to learn more about your family's history.

Genealogy I
Instructor: Aileen Martin, Learning Resource Center Cataloger, PHCC. Have you ever watched the TV show "Who do you think you are?" where the celebrities are given the opportunity to research their family trees with surprising and often unexpected results? Did it make you wonder about your own heritage?  This genealogy class will help you discover answers about your family tree. Genealogy I will begin with the basics of how to research your family history.  The focus will be on the first three generations. You will learn how to search census records, social security death index as well as other resources that will be discussed in class. You will also learn how to record and organize the information so that you can compile your family history. [HIST 100]

Genealogy II
Instructor: Aileen Martin, Learning Resource Center Cataloger, PHCC. If your curiosity was spiked from Genealogy I, you might be interested in a deeper search into your family history.  Beginning with the fourth generation, you will find relatives that you did not know you had. More resources will be introduced in this session.  For example, if your ancestors were immigrants, you will become familiar with the resources available to find out what ship, etc. they arrived on in the U.S.  The final project will involve a family narrative which can be continued so you can add to it as you research your family history. [HIST 101]

If interested in taking a class and it is not on our schedule at this time, email us to sign up today. When we obtain the minimum number of students required, we will contact you to schedule the class at your convenience.

This non-credit program is managed by:
Workforce Development and Continuing Education
Phone: 276.656.0260