Genealogy 101

Building Your Family Tree

New to genealogy or want a refresher on the basics of building a family tree?

  • Learn how to trace your family’s history in five easy steps, starting with what you know about parents and grandparents
  • Identify gaps in your family tree, focus your research direction, and set priorities
  • Find out about useful free resources that can help you move backward in time to identify older ancestors, and use the multi-page handout to start climbing your own family tree

Marian Burk Wood is an experienced genealogy speaker and the author of the Amazon best-selling genealogy book, Planning a Future for Your Family’s Past. She earned a MBA from Long Island University in New York and a BA from the City University of New York. Marian held executive positions in banking and the nonprofit sector before becoming a college textbook author. She has been tracing her family tree for more than 20 years and blogs about genealogy at https://ClimbingMyFamilyTree.blogspot.com 

Sponsored by the Friends of the Thomaston Library

Date:
Thursday Jan 28, 2021
Time:
6:30 PM  -  7:30 PM
Contact:
   860-283-4339    apotter@biblio.org
Location:
Virtual Program
There are many spaces available.

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