CLASS FULL! “Researching Your Family History” Part One: General Introduction to Genealogy

“Researching Your Family History”
A Three-Part Genealogy Course

The Martha’s Vineyard Library Association presents a special three-part Family History Course on May Mondays from 1-3pm: 5/6, 5/13, and 5/20. This course will be led by Dr. David Martin of the Cape Cod Genealogical Society, and each session will be held at a different Island library. The course schedule is:

Part 1: Monday, May 6—West Tisbury Library
General Introduction to Genealogy: covering how to find vital records, church records, using the Internet for research, recordkeeping, wills, land deeds, city directories, and more.

Part 2: Monday, May 13—Edgartown Library
Immigration and Migration for Genealogists: covering immigration trends to the USA, places of origin, migration trends across the USA, passenger lists, naturalization, and more.

Part 3: Monday, May 20—Vineyard Haven Library
Using the Census for Genealogical Research: covering the different kinds of Federal censuses (population, agricultural, manufacturing, etc.), state censuses, how to find and collect useful information for family histories, and more.

This course is free and open to the public. Registration is required. Please register for the entire course or for individual sessions by calling the West Tisbury Library: 508-693-3366.