Saturday, July 7, 2018

869. Check Out Some Northside Genealogy Events

Sat., July 7 - "3 Tips and Tools to Organize Your DNA Matches"! 10-11a Fishers branch Library - Overwhelmed by your DNA matches? Join our speaker Ann Raymont for some great ideas.  (Feel free to bring your laptop or tablet.)
Sat., August 18 - "Intro to DNA Painter." - 10-11:30a Fishers branch Library
This class is suited for folks whose DNA results are at GEDmatch or 23andMe, FamilyTreeDNA, MyHeritage, or LivingDNA. Andrea Ackermann is our speaker. Feel free to bring your laptop or tablet! 
GENEALOGY AT CARMEL LIBRARY - 2018                                                                   
Tues., September 18 – Gen Forum –Find a Grave – Genealogy’s Exploding Website”  - 1:00-2:00 - Computer Training Room  -  “Find a Grave” is one of the most exciting, exploding websites on the internet.  Sue Dillon will show you how to maneuver the updated design – how to search, connect your relatives on the website, send corrections, communicate with the host, etc.
Tues., October 16 – Gen Forum –DNA Basics – Tests and What to Do With the Results”  - 1:00-2:00 - Computer Training Room  - DNA expert, Ann Raymont, will bring up up-to-date on the various DNA tests, what kinds of results they produce and how you can use them with your genealogy.  DNA is a rapidly expanding frontier in genealogy research.
Tues., November 13 – Gen Forum –Brother vs Brother – Military History and the Civil War”  - 1:00-2:00 - Computer Training Room  - Ron Darrah, one of Indiana’s favorite genealogy lecturers, will tell us about Civil War records and how to search them.  This huge record group from the mid-19th century can benefit millions of genealogists.  The records range from 1860-1930 and almost all Americans have relatives who were affected.  This is a great program!
Wed. Oct. 3, 17, 24, 31, & Nov. 7 – “Finding Family”  - 6:30 – 8:30 pm - the Computer Training Room – taught by Sue DillonThis five-week class includes: how to search Ancestry, what other kinds of records you should look for and where to find them, how to organize your information, etc.  Everything builds on the first class so it is important to be able to attend the first session.  A comfort level with computers is recommended.  The course is free but limited to 18.  Attendees need to register by calling the reference desk at the library (317-844-3362).

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