Category Archives: Beginner Advice

Creating the History in Family History

“Every once in awhile an artifact will come across your desk when doing genealogy that makes all the hours of researching worth it.  Sometimes its in the form of a particular article left by an ancestor, it may be the … Continue reading

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Organize your Genealogy from the beginning.

“For many genealogical researhers the task of organizing years of records from file cabinets to computer based programs is an overwhelming task.  The age of computers and digitization is upon us and the years of file folders and big cabinets … Continue reading

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Searching the Census

      “When doing genealogy research one of the best places to start is with a census.  The census can reveal many things depending on the year you are looking for. A census can help you establish the Composition of the … Continue reading

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Genealogy Webinars

“I am one who likes to sit in a class, soak in the environment, and learn from the experts in the room. I’ve been a little skeptical about whether or not a webinar would be as good as a live Speaker or … Continue reading

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Childhood Memories

“I grew up in Idaho and I really did walk 5 miles in the snow uphill to get to school.  It seemed like whenever I would complain about the cold winters or the long bus rides or the walks to … Continue reading

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Where Do I start?

 If you ever wondered how to start beginning to gather your Family History these classes are for you.  A 6 – 8 week course over a two month period will cover basic genealogy skills.  Learn how to use a Family … Continue reading

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Basic Computer Class

Title: Basic Computer Class Location: Oakhurst FHC Description: 6 to 8 week series of Basic Computing Classes. Taught by Ron Firestine. For the Beginner and intermediate Computer User. Great introduction for people wanting to begin putting their Family History on … Continue reading

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Genealogy Class

Title: Genealogy Class Location: FHC 49967 Rd 427 Oakhurst Description: Learn how to use Census Records Start Time: 1:00 Date: 2011-1-12 The first in a series of classes will be offered On Wednesday Jan. 12 at 1:00 at the Family … Continue reading

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Bringing life to your ancestor

I often thought that the word Genealogy was a very cold word. It is a science in which a researcher brings names together through documented proof thus establishing family ties. Genealogy does not give the names characteristics or personalities. It … Continue reading

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Document as you research. A genealogist’s lifesaver.

Many beginning researchers have to learn what it means to bear the burden of proof for what you find. It is so easy to get caught up in the excitement of the find that they forget to gather the proper … Continue reading

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