Events on April 1, 2020

  • Beginning Genealogy 10am to 11:30am @ The E.B. and Bertha C. Ball Center 400 Minnetrista Boulevard, Muncie
    Cost: No Charge - Reservations Required
    Ages: 18+

    Course meets four Wednesdays, April 1-22.

    Instructor: Mrs. Karen Good, board member and chair of Ancestor Hunters, Delaware County Historical Society; and the Indiana County Genealogist for Delaware County

    Tracing your roots is a way to document history and family information that you can pass along to future generations. With many resources available online, genealogy is becoming popular and easier to accomplish. Class is for those will little or no previous knowledge of genealogy.


    Topics covered each session:
    April 1 —Genealogy 101
    Will focus on general standards (i.e., how genealogist write dates among other things) and discuss how to get started with your family tree.

    April 8 —Forms and Documents
    Will discuss census records, birth and death certificates, marriage licenses, land records, and etc., as well as the type of information that can be obtained from these forms.

    April 15 —Organization
    Will examine several different ways to organize all the information that you find.

    April 22 —Software and Free Websites
    Will take a look at three different software programs on the market as well as some of the free websites available to help you