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Free Family History Classes and Webinars for March 2021

Free FamilySearch Family History Library Webinars for March 2021 feature a full complement of classes on Irish historyrecords, strategies, and resources just in time for St. Patrick's Day.  Also check out the Nordic/Scandinavian sessions on the Riksarkivet (Swedish National Archives), Norsk Slektshistorisk Forening (Norwegian Genealogical Society), the ArkivDigital (Swedish Digital Archives); and a series of beginner classes for those who are new to FamilySearch website navigation and resources. 

March's line-up includes three specialized webinars for Spanish speakers (PARES: La puerta a los archivos españoles (PARES: The door to the Spanish archives), El amor es ciego, pero el sacerdote no: la infinidad de información en las actas matrimoniales (Love is blind, but the priest is not: the infinity of information in marriage certificates), Diferentes Apellidos, Diferentes Ancestros (Different Surnames, Different Ancestors),  and Guiando tu educación: Usando el centro de aprendizaje de FamilySearch (Guiding Your Education: Using the FamilySearch Learning Center). One Chinese language session entitled: 尋找我的祖先系列:準備開始 (In Search of My Ancestors: ready to begin) will get you started with Chinese genealogy, and African American Records and Strategies: Post-1865 and Intro to United States Military Records will jump-start finding records in less well-known primary sources.   

See below for individual class titles, dates, and times. All classes are Mountain Standard Time (MST) up to 13 March, and then they will switch to Mountain Daylight Time (MDT) beginning 14 March.

If you cannot attend a live Family History Library webinar, most sessions are recorded and can be viewed later at your convenience at Family History Library classes and webinars

All class times are in Mountain Standard Time (MST).

Mon, Mar 1, 10:00 AM MSTUsing the FamilySearch Catalog (Beginner)Yes
Tue, Mar 2, 11:00 AM MSTNavigate, Add, Edit, Standardize, and Print on FamilySearch Family Tree (Beginner)Yes
Thu, Mar 4, 12:00 PM MSTResearch in Canada: An Introduction (Beginner)Yes
Tue, Mar 9, 1:00 PM MSTThe Research Process, Research Help, and Searching Records on FamilySearch (Beginner)Yes
Tue, Mar 9, 7:00 PM MST尋找我的祖先系列:準備開始 (Beginner)Yes
Tue, Mar 16, 11:00 AM MDTPARES: La puerta a los archivos españoles (Intermediate)Yes
Wed, Mar 17, 9:00 AM MDTSt. Patrick's Day Research Seminar Keynote (Beginner)Yes
Wed, Mar 17, 9:30 AM MDTTerrible Beauty, A History of Ireland: Early Ireland, 1170-1800 (Beginner)Yes
Wed, Mar 17, 10:00 AM MDTTerrible Beauty, A History of Ireland: Before and After the Great Irish Famine (Beginner)Yes
Wed, Mar 17, 10:30 AM MDTTerrible Beauty, A History of Ireland: Irish Independence, Civil War and the Celtic Tiger (Beginner)Yes
Wed, Mar 17, 11:00 AM MDTIreland Jurisdictions (Beginner)Yes
Wed, Mar 17, 11:30 AM MDTIreland Census Records (Beginner)Yes
Wed, Mar 17, 1:00 PM MDTIrish Civil Registration (Beginner)Yes
Wed, Mar 17, 1:30 PM MDTIrish Roman Catholic Records (Beginner)Yes
Wed, Mar 17, 2:00 PM MDTChurch of Ireland Records (Beginner)Yes
Wed, Mar 17, 2:30 PM MDTIreland Griffith's Valuation Records (Beginner)Yes
Wed, Mar 17, 3:00 PM MDTCatholic Irish Pre-Parish Register Strategy (Beginner)Yes
Wed, Mar 17, 3:30 PM MDTUlster-Scots Research (Beginner)Yes
Wed, Mar 17, 4:00 PM MDTUsing the FamilySearch Research Wiki for Irish Family History (Beginner)Yes
Thu, Mar 18, 10:00 AM MDTHome on the Range: U.S. Federal Land Records (Beginner)Yes
Tue, Mar 23, 10:00 AM MDTTips and Tricks for Finding Elusive Records in FamilySearch (Beginner)Yes
Thu, Mar 25, 10:00 AM MDTAsk your United States and Canada Research Questions (Beginner)Yes
Tue, Mar 30, 10:00 AM MDTAttaching Sources to FamilySearch Family Tree (Beginner)Yes


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Thank you for your message.
Dee Schultz
I signed up for the beginning class tomorrow T 1:00 pac time. Just as a brush up. Things keep changing. I am not sure how to get into the class. Please email me with instructions
Shirley Humphreys
Hi I am wondering if you can help me. I'm Researching James Quigley b 1798-1886 who was in the war of 1812 he came from Londonderry, Ireland and Died in Penetanguishene, Ontario he was first married to Christine Scolastique Thibault 4 children and than to Mary Devine 8 children
Shirley Humphreys hump@vianet.ca