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Finding Your Roots Online:

A Genealogy Course Focusing on Online Records

2018-09-19 18:30:00 2018-09-19 19:30:00 America/New_York Finding Your Roots Online: Come join us for this reinvented genealogy research series which will focus on locating online sources for key genealogical record groups. West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center

Wednesday, September 19
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2018-09-19 18:30:00 2018-09-19 19:30:00 America/New_York Finding Your Roots Online: Come join us for this reinvented genealogy research series which will focus on locating online sources for key genealogical record groups. West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center

West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center

Sarchet Community Room

Come join us for this reinvented genealogy research series which will focus on locating online sources for key genealogical record groups.

Come join us for this reinvented genealogy research series which will focus on locating online sources for key genealogical record groups.

Feel free to attend all five sessions or pick and choose the ones that are most helpful to you.

Locating Vital Records Online - Wednesday, June 20th at 6:30 PM

Births, Marriages, and Deaths are important pieces of information for your family history. Become familiar with the key sources for locating your ancestors’ vital records and discover a few workarounds when the records you need aren’t available.

 

Locating Land Records Online - Wednesday, June 27th at 6:30 PM

Land records are often an underutilized resource for genealogy. Come learn about deeds, mortgages, platting, and surveys. Discover the difference between metes and bounds states and public land record states. Uncover how land records can help you jumpstart your research.

 

Locating Estates, Wills, and Probate Records Online - Wednesday, July 25th at 6:30 PM

Learn what these records are, where they are located, and how to best utilize them in your family history research. Topics to be discussed will include wills, indexes, estate inventories, newspaper notices, bonds, settlements, and guardianships.

 

Locating Immigration Records Online - Wednesday, August 29th at 6:30 PM

Immigration records are an incredibly rich source of information for the family historian. See how to learn more about your family’s history by using passenger lists, passports, alien registration cards, and naturalization records. A brief overview of the laws that caused the creation of these records will also be presented.

 

Locating Church and Cemetery Records Online - Wednesday, September 19th at 6:30 PM

Church and cemetery records are a strong source of information for births, marriages and deaths especially in the period before the civil registration of vital statistics. Discover what type of information is contained in these records, how to access them, and how they can help enhance your family history research.

West Oaks Branch and Genealogy Center

Phone: 407-835-7323

Hours
Mon, Sep 21 Closed
Tue, Sep 22 Closed
Wed, Sep 23 Closed
Thu, Sep 24 Closed
Fri, Sep 25 Closed
Sat, Sep 26 Closed
Sun, Sep 27 Closed

About the branch

LYNX Bus Link 125 Silver Star Rd.
LYNX Bus Link 27 Ocoee / Winter Garden

The construction of the West Oaks Branch was funded by the Library System and a Florida Library Construction Grant.

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Upcoming events

Mon, Oct 19, 8:00am - 8:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Early Voting will take place from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Tue, Oct 20, 8:00am - 8:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Early Voting will take place from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Wed, Oct 21, 8:00am - 8:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Early Voting will take place from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Thu, Oct 22, 8:00am - 8:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Early Voting will take place from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.

Fri, Oct 23, 8:00am - 8:00pm
Sarchet Community Room
Early Voting will take place from 8 a.m. - 8 p.m.