Want to learn how to trace your family roots?

January 11, 20172min800
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Workshops on how to trace your roots and discover your family history will be held in several locations on Saturday, Jan. 14, at The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The program will vary at each location, but all will be an introduction on how to do family history research. For each location, participants should bring their electronic devices: phones, tablets, laptop, etc. Admission is free. Registration is requested but not required.

In Conyers, nine classes will be offered, including How to Start Family History Research, in both English and Spanish; African-American Research, personal history research; How to Use Legacy, Roots Magic, Family Tree Maker and Family Search, as well as instruction on how to index information found in census data and other documents. Variations of these classes will be offered in other locations. The goal is to help the community learn to research their own family history and stories.

 

Time, locations and details are listed below:

CONYERS
9 a.m. – 12:00 noon
1275 Flat Shoals Road
404-509-9945
Nursery provided, children’s activities, light breakfast before and light lunch after sessions

 

JONESBORO
9 a.m. – 12 noon
2100 Lake Jodeco Rd.
404-966-8333
904-566-5563

 

SNEVILLE
9 a.m. – 12:00 noon
3950 Mink Livsey Rd.
Children’s activities, light breakfast, no nursery
205-245-7349
770-554-0325

 

STOCKBRIDGE
9 a.m. – 12:00 noon
25 Moseley Rd.
Classes will be available for beginner and intermediate researchers and geared to teenagers and adults. In February they will offer a specific workshop on African-American research.
256-630-7253

 

 

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