Friday, April 24, 2009

Bellevue FHC: Mary Slawson's classes

NOTE from DearMYRTLE: The following was just received from our friends at the Bellevue, Washington Family History Center. This is the FHC that my Dad and his friend Bob Hage remodeled, repurposing it from a Boy Scout building to a nice-sized FHC. Please address all inquiries to the Center by calling 425-454-2690.

Attention: Family History Sleuths!

The Family Finder Series of classes will be held each Tuesday beginning May 5th and ending June 9th, 2009. Two classes will be held each week:
  • Beginner Series from 10-11 a.m.
  • Advanced Series from 11-12 noon.
All classes are free and will be taught by Mary H. Slawson, noted genealogist, author, & radio personality.

Classes will be held at the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints, 10675 NE 20th Street, Bellevue, WA 98009. Call the Bellevue Family History Center at 425-454-2690 to register.

Class schedule:

May 5
  • Beginner: The Basics of Getting Started
  • Advanced: Tips and Tricks for Making Legacy Work For You
May 12:
  • Beginner: Gathering & Analyzing Home Records
  • Advanced: Doing Better Personal Interviews
May 19:
  • Beginner: Jurisdictions and Record Types
  • Advanced: Surnames & Jumping the Pond
May 26:
  • Beginner: Find Your Ancestor Using Research Strategy
  • Advanced: Preserving Your Family History
June 2:
  • Beginner: Gazetteers & Maps Make All the Difference
  • Advanced: Proof, Standards, & Becoming a Professional Researcher
June 9:
  • Beginner: On-Line Repositories for Vital Records
  • Advanced: Using Your Family History: Associations, Collective Research, Writing & Publishing

Friends of the Bellevue Washington FHC

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