Thursday, June 14, 2012

Genealogy Boot Camp- Update

“Researching your Family from A- Z”
Saturday, October 6, 2012 - 9:00 am- 3:00pm
First Presbyterian Church
433 N. Calhoun St.
Lapeer, MI   48446

 Are you interested in your family history?  Learn about genealogical principles and ethics, research tools, records, and how to use them. Attendees will learn how to research, organize, and evaluate their findings. Sources discussed will be vital, court, church, immigration, military, and cemetery, burial, probate and land records.  Special attention will be given to using the internet as well as libraries, historical and genealogical societies.  The Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS) will also be discussed.

Derek teaches genealogy at Lourdes University in Sylvania, OH and Terra Community College in Fremont, OH.  Derek is the coordinator of the Michigan Research Community sponsored by Family search which is located on Facebook. He holds a certification from Boston University in genealogy and is a member of the Assoc. of Professional Genealogists, the Ohio Genealogical Society, and Genealogical Speakers Guild.

Class size will be limited to the first 75 registered.  Cost for this one day class will be $40.00/person for members. The cost for non members will be $45.00/person. Discounts will be given to groups that register together over 10.  Brown Bag it or Restaurants in the area.  Doors will open at 8 am.  Door prizes will be available.  Make checks out to Lapeer County Genealogy Society POBox 353 Lapeer, MI  48446