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
It’s more than Names, Dates, and Places Relationships and Terminology
20th Century Resources
Documenting Your Research
Libraries, Family History Centers & Genealogical Societies
Wills and Probate
Transcribing & Abstracting Records
Evaluating Your Research
Brochure and registration form
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.
For more information call 541-517-0984 or email email@example.com.
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