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Saturday, September 10
City Directories Class  (Education)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
On Zoom - Preregistration required
 
City directories provide a wealth of information on your ancestors and the places they lived. This class will cover the different types of directories, where to find them online and offline, and the information you can glean from the directories. This class is appropriate for all skill levels.
 
Instructor: Dawn Carlile
Class fee: $10 Members and $15 for nonmembers
 
Register in advance for this class, then mail your check to OGS, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97401.


Saturday, September 17
Intro to Ancestry.com  (Education)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
On Zoom - Preregistration required
 
This class covers the pros and cons of using Ancestry.com, including how to get started, planning and organizing your information, creating a tree, finding records and sources, editing, searching, and where to look for help. Two hours, with handouts included. 
Instructor: Debra Sorensen
Class fee: $10 Members and $15 for nonmembers
 
**Preregistration is required for each class so we may send you the link to the Zoom session. Please email to register. The link will be emailed to you before the class, then mail your check to OGS, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97401.


Saturday, September 24
OGS 60th Anniversary Celebration  (Special Events)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
OGS Annex, 965 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR
SAVE THE DATE!
Details will be announced this summer.
 
If you would like to help plan our 60th anniversary, contact the Party Committee.



Sunday, October 2
Intro to FamilySearch - Free Family History Month Class  (Education)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
On Zoom - Preregistration required
 
There is more to FamilySearch.org than their online family tree. This class will cover the different search methods available on FamilySearch.org, understanding what is included in their collections, and why you don't find your ancestor. This class is useful to all levels of researchers, beginner to advanced.
Instructor: Dawn Carlile


Tuesday, October 4
Beginning Genealogy - Free Family History Month Class  (Education)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
On Zoom - Preregistration required
 
Description coming soon.
 
Instructor: Linda Aubrey


Wednesday, October 5
Get Started with DNA Testing - Free Family History Month Class  (Education)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
On Zoom - Preregistration required
 
Comprehensive searching is the key to success with your genealogical research. And if you’re not researching in periodicals, you are missing an important resource that can unlock information about a particular ancestor or a geographical area. Join us as we explore this often overwhelming source of clues about your ancestors.
 
Instructor: Linda Forrest


Saturday, October 8
Researching in Oregon Class  (Education)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
On Zoom - Preregistration required
 
Oregon became a state on February 14, 1859. A brief history of the history and formation of the state will be followed with resources for finding records that will help in researching your early pioneer ancestors as well as those arriving in the 20th century. This class is appropriate for all skill levels.
 
Instructor: Dawn Carlile
Class fee: $10 Members and $15 for nonmembers
 
Register in advance for this class, then mail your check to OGS, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97401.


Wednesday, October 12
FamilySearch Wiki - Free Family History Month Class  (Education)
2:00 pm to 3:00 pm
On Zoom - Preregistration required
 
One of the first steps in genealogy research is learning about the locations where your ancestors lived, the records kept, and where to find them. Learning how to navigate the FamilySearch Wiki and all the information it contains will greatly improve your ability to research your ancestors. Skill level: Beginner to intermediate
Instructor: Dawn Carlile


Saturday, October 15
Periodicals: An Amazing Genealogical Resource  (Education)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
On Zoom - Preregistration required
 
Comprehensive searching is the key to success with your genealogical research. And if you’re not researching in periodicals, you are missing an important resource that can unlock information about a particular ancestor or a geographical area. Join us as we explore this often overwhelming source of clues about your ancestors.
 
Instructor: Linda Forrest
Class fee: $10 for members and $15 for nonmembers
 
Register in advance for this class, then mail your check to OGS, 955 Oak Alley, Eugene, OR 97401.


Monday, October 17
Introduction to Fold3.com - Free Family History Month Class  (Education)
12:00 pm to 1:00 pm
On Zoom - Preregistration required
 
Ancestry’s Fold3 website offers more than just military records and not all of them require a subscription for access. There are a variety of both military and non-military records available to search or browse. You can even create a memorial for your military ancestor if you wish. This class is appropriate for all skill levels.
Instructor: Dawn Carlile


Thursday, October 20
DNA and Documents Reveal an Unknown Father: A Case Study - Free Family History Month Class  (Education)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
On Zoom - Preregistration required
 
DNA alone cannot solve a genealogical mystery, and sometimes, documents alone are not enough either. Join us for a case study about a man who was not who he said he was. The search for his identity illustrates genealogical methods for both DNA and document research.
Instructor: Linda Forrest


Thursday, October 27
Intro to MyHeritage.com - Free Family History Month Class  (Education)
10:00 am to 11:00 am
On Zoom - Preregistration required
 
Maybe you have heard of MyHeritage.com, but haven't checked it out yet. Or maybe you have, but you want to learn more about how to use it. Both are good reasons to take this class. See what MyHeritage offers and get some tips on navigating through searches and the results. This class is useful to all levels of researchers, beginner to advanced.
Instructor: Dawn Carlile