Jeopardy style trivia about young adult literature. Everyone ages 12-18 is welcome. Prizes will be awarded.
Are you new to Irish immigrant research? Or have you hit a brick wall with an Irish ancestor you can’t find in Irish records?
Ancestry.com is the largest online genealogy database in the world. As of the end of 2013, Ancestry provides access to over 12.7 billion records, which makes it a universal source of genealogical information.
If your ancestor was a career blue-collar worker, there is a 1 in 3 chance they belonged to a union.
Clues can be discovered in the census, military records, naturalization documents and more. Learn how to find and use resources like non-population schedules, union newsletters, and even the memorabilia you may have stored in a box at home to discover a new wellspring of information about your industrious ancestors. We will also cover how to locate resources that may help shine a little more light on your farmer ancestors.
The Midwest Genealogy Center is one of the nation's preeminent resources for family history, providing access to almost three-quarter of a million on-site materials. The Genealogy Center features 52,000 square feet of space to house all of the free resources and technology needed to research your family history.
This class is FREE and open to the public. It will be facilitated by Genealogy Branch Manager Chelsea Clarke in the computer lab of the Harrisonville Branch.
An introductory-level how-to class about the genealogy database RootsWeb.com, with particular focus on its WorldConnect Project feature.