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++ Midwest Genealogy Center
3440 S. Lee's Summit Rd.
Independence, MO 64055
816-252-7228
*http://www.mymcpl.org/genealogy

All events are free, but registration is required

May

Tuesday, May 22, 10:30 am
Using HeritageQuest

Learn how to search thousands of resourcesfrom history books to Revolutionary War recordswith HeritageQuest Online.

Tuesday, May 22, 6:30 pm
Czech and Slovak Genealogy

Learn the basic methods for starting and completing your Czech and Slovak genealogy research. Join MGC for a brief history of the two nations, see how to deal with foreign records, and discover resources available at MGC and online.

Wednesday, May 23, 6:30 pm
Finding Your Italian Ancestors: Italian Civil Registration Records

If you have located where in the home country your ancestors are from, this class will show you how to locate and request Italian civil records online to discover more about them. Participants will learn about the history of recordkeeping in Italy, the types of records available, and how to extract information from them.

Thursday, May 24, 6:30 pm
Cemetery Art

Have you ever wondered what those different carvings on the tombstones mean? This class will explain some of the cemetery icons and their meanings. Included is an overview of craftsmanship, materials used, and geographic resources.

Tuesday, May 29, 2:00 pm
Using Fold3

Learn how to use Fold3 to access U.S. military records, including the stories, photos, and personal documents of the men and women who have served. This class focuses on search tips as well as the types of records available.


St. Louis Genealogical Society

#4 Sunnen Drive, Suite 140
St. Louis, MO 63143
314-647-8547
*https://www.stlgs.org**

Saturday, June 9, 2018 at 10:00 am
Don't Forget Their House! Researching the Homes of our Ancestors
The homes of our ancestors are often disregarded in family stories. Learn how the homes of the past can be brought forward and placed within the family tree.
St Louis County Library Headquarters; 1640 S Lindbergh Blvd; St Louis, MO 63124; free and open to the public.

Saturday, July 14, 2018 at 10 am
Rooting Through Regional Periodicals
Learn how local newspapers and genealogical society publications can be used in chorus with the census, military, land, and other local records to resolve genealogical queries.
St Louis County Library Headquarters; 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd; St Louis, MO 63124; free and open to the public.

Saturday, July 28, 2018: 8:30 -2:30
Making Sense of DNA - Family History Conference
+++Diahan Southard

  • Let Your DNA Tell Your Story
  • Five Tips to Make Sense of Your DNA
  • Three Powerful Ways to Find Your Best Matches
  • Connecting Your DNA Matches

** https://stlgs.org/events/speaker-series/**

Saturday, August 11, 2018 at 10 am
Non-Genealogical Websites for Genealogy**
Think outside the box. How many go to the same few genealogical websites over and over again? This presentation will provide you with an incentive to explore more of the worldwide web for genealogical information to enrich your family history.
St Louis County Library Headquarters; 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd; St Louis, MO 63124; free and open to the public.

Saturday, September 8, 2018 at 10:00 am
Cities of the Dead for the Living: The Rural Cemetery Movement
An entertaining and informative look at the genealogical treasures stored at the Library and Research Center of the Missouri History Museum.
St Louis County Library Headquarters; 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd; St Louis, MO 63124; free and open to the public.

Saturday, October 20, 2018 all day
Google Tips for Genealogy - Family History Conference
** Lisa Louise Cooke
Family History Conference: Registration in July. See Society website for information.
Orlando Gardens, 2050 Dorsett Village, St Louis, MO, 63043

Saturday, November 10, 2018 at 10 am
Special Census Schedules
Decennial federal population census are not the only census available. Learn about federal enumerations and state census enumerations.
Louis County Library Headquarters; 1640 S. Lindbergh Blvd; St Louis, MO 63124; free and open to the public.




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