Genealogy Research How-to – Basic Tools

Genealogy Research How-to - Basic Tools


Thursday, March 1, 2018    
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Bookings closed


Westford Museum
2 Boston Road, Westford, MA, 01886

Event Type

Local genealogists Bob Oliphant, Patti Mason and Dave Welsh will present four separate how-to lectures for people interested in researching their family history. Each lecture is 40 minutes long. The first will be 7-7:40 and the second 8-8:40, allowing 20 minutes after each one for Q&A. People may come and go for only the lectures they are interested in.

Session 1a: Beginning Genealogy (Dave Welsh)
Session 1b: Sources available for research on the internet (Patti Mason)
Session 2a: Using federal census records – Census records are easy to search and can provide family information over multiple generations. (Bob Oliphant)
Session 2b: Foreign-language genealogy – Foreign language genealogy is easier than you might think; examples will be provided for French Canadian, Italian and Swedish research. (Bob Oliphant)

The program is offered free of charge, but registration is requested for planning purposes.


Bookings are closed for this event.