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JUMP START YOUR GENEALOGY: Fundamentals

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Instructor: Christine Bell Green PLCGS, candmres@aol.com
Duration: 9 wks
Date range: March 23 to May 25
(No class: April 6.)
Date(s) of the week: Thursday
Hour: 6:30–9 p.m.
Quarter: Spring 2017
Prerequisite: None
Textbook: Optional textbook: Greenwood, Val D. The Researcher’s Guide to American Genealogy: 3rd Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc., 2005
Address: Palo Alto HS Rm 204
Price: $75*
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Discovering your roots is exciting—it teaches you about yourself as well as your family. This class is designed to give family historians/genealogists a strong foundation. We learn to effectively use common genealogical record types and important family history websites. Helping each other by sharing our journeys is an important part of the class.

Field trip is included.

Optional text: Greenwood, Val D. The Researcher’s Guide to American Genealogy: 3rd Edition. Baltimore: Genealogical Publishing Co. Inc., 2005

Student Comments

In the Jumpstart Your Genealogy class, I learned about online research options beyond Ancestry.com. Chris was wonderful as an instructor and I plan to do further research on my family roots.

John Reis,
Entrepreneur