American-Canadian Genealogical Society
Spring Workshops - April 28th 2012
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DISCOVER GENEALOGICAL RESOURCES: IN HOUSE – ON LINE – AND ELSEWHERE
ACGS LIBRARY BUILDING – 4 ELM ST. IN MANCHESTER, NH
(The library building is next door to Blessed Sacrament Church – PARKING: in lot behind building)
8:00 -REGISTRATION [enter at back of building – lower lever] No pre-registration required.
9:00 -Welcome: Primary, secondary & tertiary sources, assessment and evaluation.
9:15-10:15 – Some Online Resources
Ancestry.com: the best and worst; Library vs. home editions
Heritage Quest: Persi (periodical source index for journals) books and more
Family Search - Mormon website now searchable online
10:30-11:30 -Library Tour: Six stations, four 15 minute blocks, you choose!
Indexes, repertories and references, Canada and US
Available Computer Databases
Vital records &other sources on film and fiche
Family genealogies, family files
Periodicals, obituaries, directories
In the stacks: Loyalists, Indian captives, Soldiers, Acadians
11:30-1:00 - Lunch out or bring your own and join others in our lunch room
1:00-2:00 - Online and about
Websites – with a dedicated focus (Gen Web, Library & Archives Canada and many more)
NH libraries, town & city offices, museums and societies.
2:15-3:15 - Results: Seriously? A French Canadian in the DAR
Persistence, many records and luck: Scaling a Wall.
Refreshments will be served. There will be a used book sale.