Wake County Genealogical Society, North Carolina
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Wednesday, September 23 through Wednesday, September 23
Ancestry.com #3 - More Topics in Ancestry.com  (On-line)
10:00 am to 12:30 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.
 



Thursday, October 1 through Thursday, October 1
GenHelp Session  (On-line)
6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
Open Zoom Session - (Free)
Wake County Genealogical Society (WCGS) and Raleigh SrTechEd (RSTE) are pleased to partner to offer GenHelp - monthly virtual sessions to provide free genealogy assistance to hobbyists the first Thursday of the month at 6:30pm ET. Anyone with genealogy or family history-related questions are welcome to join us on October 1 for our inaugural session.
 
It is not necessary to be a member of WCGS or RSTE to participate and there is no cost.  You will have an opportunity to ask questions and share knowledge during the 90-minute session. The session will be moderated. Please note this program will not include research requests or queries; all assistance will be given only within the time constraints of the monthly virtual session. 
 
(this is an open session; you may enter the Zoom at any time during the 90-minute session or drop once your question is answered)
 
Click here to pre-register to attend. After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing information about how to join the meeting. 
If you are a first-time user of Zoom, we encourage you to explore the following resources.
Questions:  Email President@wakecogen.org.


Tuesday, October 6 through Tuesday, October 6
Basic Genealogy Concepts  (On-line)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Zoom course sponsored by Raleigh Senior Tech Ed
Workshop is open to anyone who is  interested in genealogy and family history. This session introduces genealogy basic concepts:  how and where to start, basic recording forms, beginning the family tree, organizing manual and digital files, inventorying artifacts, local resources, and more.
Fee: $10
 
Visit their website:  www.raleighseniorteched.org/schedule/:  online registration & fee payment through PayPal or credit/debit card; or mailed check.
 


Thursday, October 8 through Thursday, October 8
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 more.
Fee: $10
 
Visit their website:  www.raleighseniorteched.org/schedule/:  online registration & fee payment through PayPal or credit/debit card; or mailed check.
 


Wednesday, October 14 through Wednesday, October 14
Ancestry.com #5 - Making Sense of Your Ancestry  (On-line)
10:00 am to 12:30 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.
 


Wednesday, October 14 through Wednesday, October 14
Newspapers for Genealogy- Part 1: Getting Started  (On-line)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Zoom course sponsored by Raleigh Senior Tech Ed
This session will cover what you can find in newspapers; how to find newspaper titles; which titles still exist for the locales and timeframes of your interest.  Sites with digitized papers will be discussed.  Features of Chronicling America, one of primary free sites for newspaper research, will be demonstrated.
Fee: $10
 
Visit their website:  www.raleighseniorteched.org/schedule/:  online registration & fee payment through PayPal or credit/debit card; or mailed check.
 


Wednesday, October 21 through Monday, September 21
Ancestry.com #4 - Ancestry.com Workshop  (On-line)
10:00 am to 12:30 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.
 


Wednesday, October 21 through Wednesday, October 21
Newspapers for Genealogy-Part 2: Finding and Organizing  (On-line)
1:30 pm to 3:30 pm
Zoom course sponsored by Raleigh Senior Tech Ed
This session builds on Newspapers Part 1 and will cover other free websites for newspaper research.  Strategies for increasing your success will be presented along with a method for organizing and tracking news articles. Features of The Ancestor Hunt will be discussed and demonstrated, along with adding newspaper articles to your Ancestry.com account. 
Fee: $10
 
Visit their website:  www.raleighseniorteched.org/schedule/:  online registration & fee payment through PayPal or credit/debit card; or mailed check.