Genealogy Workshop - "Using Newspapers for Genealogy"
Are you curious about learning your family's history but don't know where to begin? Join our virtual Summer Genealogy Workshop Series and learn the basics you need to kickstart your research! Attendees can complete individual workshops or the entire series. Each workshop is 90 minutes on Zoom. Limited online consultations appointments will be offered following each class.
Free for VHS and VT Genealogy Library Members. $10/session or $25/series for non-members.
August 8: "Using Newspapers for Genealogy" with Marcie Crocker
When census and vital records fail to locate an ancestor newspapers can be an amazing source of information. Newspapers reveal details like birth announcements, engagements, court cases, and death notices Today, digital newspapers make this research more efficient. In this class, Marcie will discuss online newspaper options, both free and subscription-based, and share tips and tricks for navigating these sites with maximum results.
Marcie Crocker is the president of the Vermont French-Canadian Genealogical Society and a seasoned genealogists. Marcie advises VHS library visitors on FindMyPast, FamilySearch, and other online databases.
These workshops are provided at low rates thanks to the support of a generous donor whose passion for genealogy spans over 35 years.