Canfield to Offer Introduction to Family History

Canfield to Offer Introduction to Family History

Canfield to Offer Introduction to Family History

The Martha Canfield Library announces a series of four family history seminars to be held on Sundays in April and May from 2 to 4 p.m.

Part One on Sunday, April 10, will cover collecting your family genealogy and where to find information; Part Two on April 24 will focus on how to organize your findings and software for genealogy; Part Three on May 15 will focus on proving your family tree; and Part 4 on May 29 will discuss sources, the use of DNA and tips on spending your genealogy money wisely.

There will be time for actual online research to develop skills. The library has nine laptop computers available, and you are welcome to bring your own computer to connect through our high-speed Wi-Fi connection.

Presenter Bill Budde is a professional genealogist and curator of the Russell Vermontiana Collection, which serves as a repository for history, family papers and documents for Arlington, Sandgate and Sunderland, and has extensive experience in planning and presenting training and seminars on various aspects of genealogy and family history. He has worked at the Bennington Museum as assistant in the research library and as archival assistant in the curatorial department. The seminars will be held at the Martha Canfield Library, 528 East Arlington Road, Arlington. For more information, call 802-375-6153, or email the russell_vermontiana_collection@hotmail.com. There is no charge for the seminars, but donations to help cover printing costs will be gladly accepted.

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