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Family History Month

Event Type: Genealogy
Age Group(s): Adult
Date: 10/6/2012, 10/13/2012, 10/20/2012, 10/27/2012
Start Time: 9:30 AM
End Time: 12:15 PM
Description:
 2012 Family History Month Series
Saturday, October 6, 13, 20, 27

9:30 am to 12:30 pm - Fort Myers-Lee County Public Library, 2050 Central Avenue, Fort Myers, FL

Speakers: Carolyn Ford-Lee County Genealogical Society and Bryan Mulcahy-Reference Librarian, Fort Myers-Lee County Library

This series will help participants identify ancestors, including tips for organizing information and conducting research using online sources, various repositories, and a variety of print materials.

Session 1: Evaluating and keeping track of collected information. Are additional facts needed? Is the information reliable? Is it easily accessible when you need it?

Session 2: Identifying an ancestor’s location using courthouse records.


Session 3: Using censuses and census substitutes to “fill in the blanks”.

Session 4: Identifying major records in immigration research.

All programs are free and open to the public. Advance Registration is required. Patrons may register for the classes using one of the following methods:
1. Telephone: Call 479-4636 and select the option for registering for programs.
2. Telephone: Call Bryan l. Mulcahy at 533-4626 and leave your contact information.
3. E-Mail: Contact Bryan L. Mulcahy at bmulcahy@leegov.com..

Library: Fort Myers Regional Library    Lee County Library System Locations
Location: FM Meeting Room
Contact: Bryan L. Mulcahy
Contact Number: 533-4626
Status: Closed