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COURSE - Basic Genealogy and Family History


Wednesday, October 3, 2012 to Wednesday, November 21, 2012
02:00 PM until 04:00 PM

This event occurs weekly, on Wednesday.


Designed for those just beginning to research or looking to upgrade basic research skills, this eight-week course offered by the Toronto Branch of the Ontario Genealogical Society will cover terminology, types of sources, the use of on-line resources, libraries and archives, including LDS Family History Centres, and record-keeping – to help you “think like a genealogist”. Techniques discussed will apply to a wide variety of geographic areas, providing you with a good base for further courses.
Schedule: Wednesdays, 2:00 to 4:00 pm, from October 3 to November 21, 2012 (an eight week course).
Location: North York Central Library.
Instructor: Jane MacNamara
Jane E. MacNamara is a long-time member of the OGS and a member of the Society of Genealogists (London). Jane lectures about research methodology, Ontario, Scottish, and English family history to genealogical and historical groups throughout southern Ontario. She has taught many courses for Toronto Branch, most notably hands-on courses about Ontario records. She leads regular trips to the Family History Library in Salt Lake City and is the organizer of Genealogy Summer Camp, an innovative program that brings out-of-town researchers to Toronto for a week of tutorials and hands-on research.
Special rates apply for members of the Ontario Genealogical Society.


$132 ($120 for OGS members)


View map North York Central Library
5120 Yonge Street
Toronto, ON

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