Oregon Genealogical Society
It's Back to School time and that includes genealogists!

Genealogy Bootcamp
September 22, 29, October 6, 13, 20, 27
Thursdays 6:30 – 9:00 pm

Bootcamp for Genealogists is a 6-week interactive course with lectures, hands on research, and individual research assistance to help anyone get started or to jump start your research.
Whether you are just beginning, have used Ancestry.com, or are more experienced and want to improve your research skills, Genealogy Bootcamp will be beneficial to your success.

Tuition is $60 for members and $75 for non-members. Preregistration is required for the course and is limited to the first 8 paid registrations. Fees are payable by cash or check. OGS is not set up to take credit cards.

Classes begin Thursday, September 22nd, and consist of six 2 ½ hour sessions held from 6:30-9:00 pm each week through October 27th.
There will be research assignments given at each session which will reinforce the lectures and keep you moving in your research. Participants will receive handouts each week and any forms necessary for each assignment.
Instructors:  Dawn Carlile & Linda Aubrey
 
September 22
It’s more than Names, Dates, and Places Relationships and Terminology
Interviewing Relatives
 
September 29
20th Century Resources
Vital Records
 
October 6
Online Resources
Documenting Your Research
 
October 13
Libraries, Family History Centers & Genealogical Societies
 
October 20
Wills and Probate
Transcribing & Abstracting Records
 
October 27
Land Records
Evaluating Your Research

Plan to arrive 10-15 minutes early to sign-in and get settled prior to the start of class. You may bring your laptop to the classes.at 6:15 to sign in and get settled as we will start promptly at 6:30 pm.

Feel free to bring dinner or a snack and a beverage in a container with a lid.

Classes will be held at the Oregon Genealogical Society Research Library, 955 Oak Alley in Eugene. The library is located in the alley behind the Downtown Athletic Club and under the south end of the Overpark parking garage.

Free parking is available in front of the library, in the parking lot at Oak Alley and Oak Street and in the Overpark parking garage at 10th and Oak.
 
Brochure and registration form.

For more information call 541-517-0984 or email info@oregongs.org.

 
Using Timelines To Break  Down Brick Walls
Saturday October 1  10:00 am – 12:00 pm  Fee:  $8 members, $10 nonmembers
Timelines help organize your family research, figure out where or why your ancestors lived where they did or why they moved, and make it easier to flesh out their lives.
Instructor: Linda Aubrey  
 
Finding records for the  immigrant ancestor that leads to the homeland overseas  
Saturday November 12  10:00 am – 12:00 pm  Fee:  $8 members, $10 nonmembers
Instructor:  Ardys Vaughn
 
How to Research at the Family History  Library in Salt Lake City
December 3  10:00 am – 12:00 pm  Fee:  $8 members, $10 nonmembers
Instructor:  Linda Aubrey 
 
 
 
 

 

UPCOMING
EVENTS
October 1
Using Timelines To Break Down Brick Walls
Timelines help organize your family research, figure out where or why your ancestors lived where they did or why they ...
October 2
Research Roundtable
Do you have a research problem? A brick wall to scale? Not sure where to look next? Then come to ...
October 3
Election of 2017 Officers
Election of officers for 2017 takes place on Saturday, October 22, at the Fall Seminar. Absentee ballots will be sent ...
October 5
Publications Committee
Committee Chair:  Kirstin Hill 
October 6
Genealogy Bootcamp Session 3
See attached brochure for details.
October 13
Genealogy Bootcamp Session 4
See attached brochure for details.
October 20
Genealogy Bootcamp Session 5
See attached brochure for details.
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