This course establishes the foundation for all further genealogical research. It provides the beginning genealogist or family historian with the scope, understanding, and sources of information used to prepare a family tree or family history.
Describes the uses and sources of Vital Statistics, Census Records, Land Records, and Probate Files. Includes topics such as military records, church records, identifying female ancestors, importance of source documentation, newspapers, family portraits, obscure sources, and record preservation. Summarizes special types of records available to add body to the basic information.
Date/Time: January 21, 2012, 10:00 am-12:00 pm
Location: Ohio History Center
Cost: $15.00 OHS/FCGHS members, $20.00 non members
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