02 February 2013

Genie Workshops

"How-To" classes and workshops on genealogy abound this month.

Sat., Feb. 9th
Breaking Through the 1870 Brick Wall 
Time: 10 am - 3:00 pm
Location: Magnolia Plantation 
African-American genealogy workshop sponsored by Lowcountry Africana and Magnolia Plantation & Gardens in Charleston that might help you get through to your slave ancestors. Fee.

Tues., Feb. 12th
African-American Genealogy Workshop
Time: 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM
Location: Beaufort Branch
Are you looking to accelerate your family history search? Get started with African American genealogist specialist, Fallon Green. Registration is required!  Free! Everyone is welcome! Please call Stacey Edmonds (843) 255-6458, or email sinman@bcgov.net.

Interested in learning more about how to start your family history research?  Then perhaps you'd also be interested in participating in the final "Introduction to the 1940 Census" workshop being held the following week.  

Tues., Feb. 19th
4:00 PM6:00 PM
Lobeco Branch

Sign up to find yourself - or your ancestors – for the final session of the 1940 US Census workshop. Basic computer skills are helpful. Limit of 10 people. Free; Anyone over age 12 interested in learning the ins-and-outs of using 1940 census data to compile a family history is welcomed to attend but registration is necessary. Instructor: Grace Cordial, BDC Manager. Register in person at Lobeco Branch Library, by calling 255-6475, or by e-mailing gmolter@bcgov.net.

Can't make it to any of the genealogical workshops mentioned above?  Perhaps this online presentation "The Most Overlooked Record Types in South Carolina" can help get you started.

Happy Ancestor Hunting!

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