Wednesday, April 27, 2011

Family History Library Workshop - Sat. April 30th 2011

The Family History Library is hosting a Family History Workshop this Saturday, April 30th, 2011 from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm at their Six Forks location in Raleigh, North Carolina.  This workshop is free and open to the public.  Attendees can choose up to one workshop an hour from 10-12 from several programs being offered.

Diane Richard of Mosaic Research and Project Management will be giving the opening keynote address on the "Freedmen's Bureau Records:  Of Greater Value than You Might Think" at 9:00 am.  The Family History Library has set up an Eventbrite website where you can sign up for up to 3 classes, one per hour, to attend during the day and include the following:

● Personal account - Journey to My African Roots by James Seymour
● Beginning Italian Research by Melanie Holtz
● Getting the Most out of by Deborah Spencer
● FamilySearch Indexing by Carol Riner Everett
● Making Sense of the US Census by Susan Evans
● Haunting Your Ancestors in the Cemetery by Sandra Black
● Internet Search Strategies: Google Amped Up by Ben Franklin

To register for this event, please visit the workshop website. The Family History Workshop is being held at the Six Forks Road Location:

Family History Library
Church of Latter Day Saints
5060 Six Forks Road
Raleigh, NC 27609

This is a great opportunity to meet other local researchers and professional genealogists and experts in their fields.  And it's completely free! Thanks to the Family History Library for hosting this event!

If you would like more information about this event or the Family History Library, feel free to call them at (919) 783-7752 or email at

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