Friday, March 12, 2010

Genealogy Course Set for August 2010

A special 3-part Genealogy Course will be offered by the Society in August 2010 for members and non-members. Content for each session will be:

--Session 1—Monday, August 9, 1:30-4:30pm:  Overview of Genealogical Research Methods, designed both for experienced genealogists who would like to have a“refresher” on new developments and for genealogists who are just beginning their research. Included will be how to use: vital records, church records, probate records, death records, military records, census information, newspapers, and much more.

--Session 2—Monday, August 16, 1:30-4:30pm: U.S. Immigration and Migration for genealogists, using on-line sources for records of immigration into the U.S. as well as migration patterns across the U.S.and how the frontier affected the keeping of family histories. Included also will be how to research and use passenger lists and naturalization records.

--Session 3—Monday, August 23, 1:30-4:30pm: Computers for Genealogy; included will be an overview of the most useful Internet sites for genealogical research and the options for selecting a computer software program to organize and do recordkeeping of your accumulating genealogical data.

All sessions will be offered at the Jacob Sears Library, located on Center Street in East Dennis (take Route 6A, turn toward the Bay on School Street, and take the second right on Center Street; parking is across the street in the church parking lot).

Cost: $15 per session for CCGS members; $20 per session for non-members
       : $40 for all 3 sessions for CCGS members; $50 for non-members.

For more information, contact David Martin at

To sign up, print and return the registration form (pdf).

Registration Deadline: June 30, 2010.