Online genealogy, week of June 7-13

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Our weekly roundup of upcoming genealogy events. Numerous associations offer online genealogy classes every week. Most are free. To register for one of the events below, click on the name of the host organization.

CGS Events:

June 8: “Getting the Most Out of Fold3” with Anne Gillespie Mitchell

June 12: “More Family Tree Maker” by Ron Madson

Conferences & Workshops:

June 11-13: Genealogy Jamboree (Southern California Genealogical Society)

American Ancestors

June 9: “The True Cost of Colonization: American History from an Indigenous Perspective” by Paula Peters

June 10: “Researching the Deep South” by Anne Lawthers

BYU Family History Library

June 9: “5 Minutes or 5 Hours? Stopping Mistakes Before They Start (Family Tree)” with Kathryn Grant

BYU Sunday Classes

June 12: “Discovering Your Ancestors in Mexico” by James Tanner

FamilySearch Family History Library

June 7: “Using the FamilySearch Catalogue“

June 8: “Tips and Tricks for Finding Elusive Records in FamilySearch”

Legacy Family Tree

June 8: “New Breakthroughs in MyHeritage’s Photo Tools” by Tal Erlichman

June 9: “Samoan genealogy (Gafa) retold” by Andrew Reuben Peteru

Other Listings

Sutro Library’s Bay Area Genealogy Calendar
lists a wealth of Bay Area events and exhibits, including regular genealogical group meetings. This week’s highlights:

June 9: “Genealogy 911- Preparing for Evacuations” (Solano County Genealogical Society)

June 9: San Francisco Genealogy Group

June 12: Irish Genealogy Club

June 12: “Swimming to Freedom” by Kent and Freddie Wong (Oakland Asian Cultural Center and Abrams Books)

June 12: “Prohibition, 1919 – 1933″ by John Freeman (Sonoma Valley Historical Society)

Conference Keeper has a large calendar of classes (too many to list) hosted by genealogical organizations around the country and abroad. Lots to explore, and new events are added often, so be sure to browse the entire calendar. Here’s a sampling of the coming week’s offerings:

June 7: “If the Walls Could Talk: Using Oral Histories” Oklahoma Genealogical Society

June 8: “Civil War Union Noncombatant Personnel: Teamsters, Laundresses, Nurses, Sutlers, and More” (National Archives)

June 9: “The 1862 Homestead Act: History and Records” (Pinellas FL Genealogy Society)

June 10: “40+ Sources for Finding Maiden Names” (McHenry County IL Genealogical Society)

June 11: “African American Migration” (Library of Virginia)

June 12: “LGBTQ Genealogy: Inclusion of All our Ancestors” (Wilmette IL Public Library)

June 13: “Privacy, DNA, and Genealogy: Handling the Double-Edged Sword” by Thomas MacEntee (Genealogical Society of Broward County FL)

See our post “Genealogy Learning in the Time of Coronavirus” for links to classes archived online at Ancestry, FamilySearch, RootsTech, and more. Be well, stay safe, and happy learning!

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