FREE Classes Genealogy Week - Sept. 21-25
This year RVGS is thrilled to be able to continue to provide FREE Genealogy classes to assist you on your ancestral adventure! All classes will be presented on Zoom! Registration is located in the Programs & Classes menu above. Be sure to register at least two days before the class – you will receive information on the class and the Zoom invite via email the day before each class.
Monday, September 21, 2:00-3:00 PM
Introduction to Genealogy - Anne Billeter will explain how to start, forms to use, documentation to seek, helpful clues, and why deduction is important.
Tuesday, September 22, 2:00-3:00 PM
DNA-Which test is best for you? - Lorita Cushman will explain the major DNA tests most commonly used and the results you may get with each.
Wednesday, September 23, 2:00-3:00 PM
Newspaper Research - Barbara Northrop will discuss the major websites devoted to newspapers as well as other newspaper sources that enrich your research.
Thursday, September 24, 2:00-3:00 PM
Organizing your paper files - Barbara Northrop will discuss various methods of organizing files to help eliminate clutter and chaos.
Friday, September 25, 10:00-11:00 AM
Organizing your digital files - Between downloading records and scanning photos, genealogy digital files can get out of control very quickly. Rich Miles will demonstrate ways to keep all your digital records organized for easy access.