FREE! Family History Library Online Classes October 2020

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The Family History Library announces free ONLINE family history classes for October 2020 featuring German family history research!

[Editor’s Note: We received the following announcement from our friends at FamilySearch regarding their free classes and webinars coming up in October 2020. Please take advantage of this great opportunity!]

The FamilySearch Family History Library’s October 2020 free webinars will focus on German family history research. Selections include five progressive sessions on German Handwriting, Resources for German Research (beginner level), German Historical Geography, researching in German Historical Newspapers, and one class on the Württemberg Family Books. Other classes include Using the FamilySearch Catalog, Adding Memories to Family Tree, and Finding Your Irish Ancestor’s Home.

No registration is required for these online webinars. See the table of classes below for more details.

If you cannot attend a live event, most sessions are recorded and can be viewed later online at your convenience at Family History Library classes and webinars.

All class times are in Mountain Daylight Time (MDT). Click HERE to download the October 2020 Class flyer.

Mon, Oct 5, 10:00 AM MDT Using the FamilySearch Catalog (Beginner) Yes
Tue, Oct 6, 10:00 AM MDT Adding Memories to Family Tree (Beginner) Yes
Sat, Oct 24, 10:00 AM MDT Resources on FamilySeach for German Research and Getting Help (Beginner) Yes
Sat, Oct 24, 11:15 AM MDT Germany: Historical Geography (Intermediate) Yes
Sat, Oct 24, 12:45 PM MDT Württemberg Family Books (Intermediate) Yes
Sat, Oct 24, 2:00 PM MDT Using Historical Newspapers to Learn More About Your German Ancestors (Intermediate) Yes
Mon, Oct 26, 9:00 AM MDT “Mournful Exodus”: Finding Your Irish Ancestor’s Home (Beginner) Yes
Mon, Oct 26, 10:00 AM MDT German Handwriting Seminar, Day 1 (Intermediate) Yes
Tue, Oct 27, 10:00 AM MDT German Handwriting Seminar, Day 2 (Intermediate) Yes
Wed, Oct 28, 10:00 AM MDT German Handwriting Seminar, Day 3 (Intermediate) Yes
Thu, Oct 29, 10:00 AM MDT German Handwriting Seminar, Day 4 (Intermediate) Yes
Fri, Oct 30, 10:00 AM MDT German Handwriting Seminar, Day 5 (Intermediate) Yes

About FamilySearch

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