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Water Your Family Tree: Spring Genealogy Series

A Series of Six Classes for Successful Genealogy Research 


Classes meet from 3:00 to 5:00 PM each Tuesday from April 1st through May 6th at the Central Library in the Computer Lab on the 4th Floor.  Sign up for any class or the entire series.


To register, click on the date(s) below or call (859) 231-5500.


Tuesday, April 1st


Denise Shanks, Lexington Public Library:  Recording Family History

This first of six genealogy classes will discuss ways to record those family facts on paper and with electronic media.



Tuesday, April 8th


Walter Bowman, Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives:  Pre-1849 Kentucky Court Records

Unlock the history & secrets held in Kentucky Court Records created before 1849.



Tuesday, April 15th


Pamela Brinegar, Certified Genealogist:  Research Female Ancestors

Strategies to discover those elusive ladies in your family.



Tuesday, April 22nd


Doug Boyd, University of Kentucky Nunn Center for Oral History:  Collect Oral Histories

Learn how to conduct and save oral histories for your family research.



Tuesday, April 29th


Kary Stackelbeck, Kentucky Heritage Council:  Preserving Cemeteries

Headstones & cemeteries are fragile resources for genealogists.



Tuesday, May 6th


Sharyn Mitchell, Berea College:  Berea Connections

Open African American treasures as Berea's registers & photo archives dating from the 1860s aid searches for early educated Blacks in Kentucky & the South.