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.