Wake County Genealogical Society, North Carolina
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Monday, November 9 through Monday, November 9
Organizing your Genealogy "Stuff"  (On-line)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Zoom course sponsored by Raleigh Senior Tech Ed
This session will suggest various tools and techniques to organize the digital and "manual" pile of information generated by genealogy research, including color-coding systems, numbering systems, file naming, basic recording forms, beginning the family tree, organizing manual and digital files, inventorying artifacts, local resources and much, much more.
Fee: $10
 
Visit their website:  www.raleighseniorteched.org/schedule/:  online registration & fee payment through PayPal or credit/debit card; or mailed check.
 


Tuesday, November 10 through Tuesday, November 10
Ancestry.com #1 - Genealogy Overview  (On-line)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Zoom course sponsored by Raleigh Senior Tech Ed
This seminar will provide an overview of the genealogy hobby including DNA testing and building a family tree.  The instructor will demonstrate using Ancestry.com.  Q/A included in class.                                                      Fee: $10
 
Visit their website:  www.raleighseniorteched.org/schedule/:  online registration & fee payment through PayPal or credit/debit card; or mailed check.
 


Monday, November 16 through Monday, November 16
Citing your Genealogy Sources  (On-line)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Zoom course sponsored by Raleigh Senior Tech Ed
In real estate it's "Location - location - location". In genealogy research, its "Documentation - documnetation - documentation".  This workshop will dscribe what genealgy sources are, the need to cite the sources used as documentation for genealgy research, and how to format properly the various citations, including web-based sources.
Fee: $10
 
Visit their website:  www.raleighseniorteched.org/schedule/:  online registration & fee payment through PayPal or credit/debit card; or mailed check.
 


Tuesday, November 17 through Tuesday, November 17
Ancestry.com #2 - Getting Started in Ancestry.com  (On-line)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Zoom course sponsored by Raleigh Senior Tech Ed
This seminar will explain how to create an account with Ancestry.com and how to get started building your family tree.  It will include overviews of working with Hints (“green leaves") and using the Search feature.  The instructor will demonstrate.  Q/A included in class.
Fee: $10
 
Visit their website:  www.raleighseniorteched.org/schedule/:  online registration & fee payment through PayPal or credit/debit card; or mailed check.
 


Tuesday, November 24 through Tuesday, November 24
Ancestry.com #3 - More Topics in Ancestry.com  (On-line)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Zoom course sponsored by Raleigh Senior Tech Ed
This seminar will demonstrate more Ancestry.com topics building on the information covered in the Getting Started with Ancestry.com seminar.  It will include demonstrations of working with other genealogy sites including Find a Grave. Other miscellaneous topics will be covered such as sharing your tree, working with Settings and the Ancestry.com Home screen.  The instructor will demonstrate.  Q/A included in class.
Fee: $10
 
Visit their website:  www.raleighseniorteched.org/schedule/:  online registration & fee payment through PayPal or credit/debit card; or mailed check.
 



Tuesday, December 1 through Tuesday, December 1
Ancestry.com #4 - Ancestry.com Workshop  (On-line)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Zoom course sponsored by Raleigh Senior Tech Ed
This workshop is open to anyone who has a current Ancestry.com account, has some experience with Ancestry.com or has taken Ancestry.com #2 & #3. The workshop is presented as a forum to promote best practices, address students' questions, issues, problems and/or suggestions about using the Ancestry.com web site. Topics raised by students will be discussed in class. Students can bring their own devices or use a school PC.  Instructor will lead the class with a demonstration of students’ topic and/or students can demonstrate.
Fee: $10
 
Visit their website:  www.raleighseniorteched.org/schedule/:  online registration & fee payment through PayPal or credit/debit card; or mailed check.
 


Tuesday, December 8 through Tuesday, December 8
Ancestry.com #5 - Making Sense of Your Ancestry DNA  (On-line)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Zoom course sponsored by Raleigh Senior Tech Ed
This seminar is intended for students who have had their DNA tested by Ancestry.com.  It will benefit students who either have an Ancestry tree linked to their test results, or have just had their DNA test completed and do not yet have a tree.  Users without a tree can view their DNA results without having to pay for an Ancestry subscription. Students who already have a tree on Ancestry will already have an account.  Subjects of seminar will cover ethnicity results, DNA match lists and techniques to find matched people in those lists. Instructor will demonstrate.  Q/A included in class. 
Fee: $10
 
Visit their website:  www.raleighseniorteched.org/schedule/:  online registration & fee payment through PayPal or credit/debit card; or mailed check.