genealogy

Adults - Starting Friday @ 3:30 PM - FamilySearch Genealogy Classes!

Adults - Starting Friday @ 3:30 PM - FamilySearch Genealogy Classes!

Learning about our ancestors helps us better understand who we are-creating a family bond, linking the present to the past, and building a bridge to the future.

FamilySearch is a nonprofit family history organization dedicated to connecting families across generations. It's all about family!

No Registration Required. Please join us.

FamilySearch Genealogy Classes supported by the Friends of Freeman Library.

Genealogy for Beginners

Curious to find out who your ancestors were?  Learn how to get started with your search in this presentation by staff from the Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research.

Tuesday, June 13

2:00 p.m.

Everyone welcome!

Clayton

 

 

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Genealogy FirstSearch Rescheduled

 

Attention Kingwood Library patrons: the Genealogy FamilySearch Open Lab originally scheduled for today (5/16)  has been rescheduled for Tuesday, May 23rd from 1-3 PM. Self-register online here or by calling 281-360-6804. Get started on your own family history!

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LIFE Workshop: Genealogy Series

family treeWednesday, May 10, 10:00am
Genealogy: A World of Sources
Mick Stafford, Executive Director of HCC Libraries, gives you a bird’s-eye view of the wealth of genealogy sources online and through your library.

Wednesday, May 17, 10:00am
Genealogy: DNA and Medical Genetics Testing
LSC-Kingwood Professor Brian Shmaefsky reveals the state of the art when it comes to your genes and your health. He discusses the pros and cons of direct-to-consumer DNA tests and explains what they can and cannot tell you.

View the full LIFE Workshop schedule.

Who is in YOUR Family Tree?

Are you related to nobility or black sheep?  Who is in YOUR famiy tree?  The Maud Marks Library want to help you find out.   Every Wednesday from 10-12.  Experts from the database FamilySearch.org will be in our computer lab to show you how its done.  Whether you are a complete novice or have been searching for years, our volunteers will help you find that illusive ancestor hiding among the leaves.  Best of all, not only is it free, no registration is required.  Just walk in and receive one-on-one help.

Hands On Help With Your Family Tree

Who is in your family tree?  It is easier to find out than you might think.  Come to the Maud Marks Library every Wednesday at 10-12.  Experts from the database FamilySearch.org will be in our computer lab to show you how its done.  Whether you are a complete novice or have been searching for years, our volunteers will help you find that illusive ancestor hiding among the leaves.  Best of all, not only is it free, no registration is required.  Just walk in and receive one-on-one help.

Interested in Genealogy?

The Northwest Branch Library is pleased to present Ms. Kimberly M. Gay, MLS. Ms. Gay is a reference and Instruction Librarian at the John B. Coleman Library at Prairie View A&M University.
If you have been conducting your family history research for many years or you are just considering starting the genealogy journey, this session is for you!
The first 50 people to sign-up before June 26, 2012 will receive a genealogy research kit.
The event will be June 29, 2013 from 10AM -12:30 PM.
For further information contact Gwendolyn @281-890-2665.
 

Brick Wall Help

Family Tree Problem SolverEvery genealogist, whether amateur or professional, runs into a brick wall in the quest for their ancestors' histories.  I came across a great book for opening up your mind to ways of getting around that brick wall.  Check out Marsha Rising's Family Tree Problem Solver.   

A Genealogy Family Reunion Affair : An Evidence Based Approach

Kimberly GayCome to the Harris County Public Library on Regency Green to be enlightened on the "Best Practices" in researching genealogy resources. Academic Reference Librarian Kimberly Gay will address, discuss and exchange innovative ways with library patrons who are seeking information on evidence-based historical and genealogical research records and repositories for Africa Diaspora, Native Americans, Hispanic and Mexican, Asian and Anglo-Saxon Genealogy. Participants are encouraged to bring examples of their genealogy researching to share. Ms. Gay will provide a research framework about online and print resources and how to navigate through various methods.

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