Getting Started with Your Family History

Saturday, November 19, 2011

9:30 AM-12:00 PM

Cost: $15/$10 RIHS members

RI Historical Society Library
121 Hope Street
Providence, RI 02906

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Sat, 2011-11-19 09:30 - 12:00

Have you ever thought of researching your family history but not sure how to begin? In this presentation we will explore the basics of genealogy from filling out a pedigree chart to the types of records used in genealogical research. We’ll also look at Internet searching and how to develop search strategies to help you begin to discover your ancestors.

Judy Lucey is Archivist and staff genealogist at the New England Historic Genealogical Society. She has been with the NEHGS since 2003. Judy specializes in Irish genealogy, Italian family research and beginner genealogy.

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