Databases of all types have opened new avenues to the 21st century family enthusiast versus the finger scrolling through a card catalogue. Don’t settle for basic searching; improve your chances for success!
Join Lyn, and learn how to keep focused by setting goals, thinking through purposes and procedures, too writing self-instructions piloting you along your research path to success!
Learn how to navigate local and overseas library catalogues, discover print sources, take a virtual tour of a library’s electronic genealogical tools, and find out about other services public libraries can offer the genealogist
Finding your ancestor’s military service file is only the first step to discovering an array of resources.
Norwegian Ole Trulsen Green had a vision as he embarked on an 1868 journey to the American Midwest. Did he (and countless emigrants like him) seek land, wealth, a woman?
Keen on researching your European ancestors, but unsure how to confront language barriers and other international obstacles? Get your virtual passport ready for a trip across two continents from Sweden to Canada.
Databases of all types have unlocked new avenues to primary source documents, images and a variety of genealogical research aids the world over to the twenty-first century family enthusiast.
Find yourself repeatedly gazing at documents for a hot lead? Have you thoroughly identified every piece of information separating important facts from clues?
Learn the power of the Internet to navigate key Canadian and British online resources that can could benefit the genealogist
The solution to finding an immigrant’s origin is often in evaluating records held in the country they emigrated to. To be successful, researchers need to ...
To build evidence, genealogists must evaluate each piece of information separately asking who furnished this information and why. Join Lyn, and learn the GPS of Information Processing.
Don’t know where to begin with your Canadian research? Unlock the uncertainties. This presentation electronically introduces you to the Library and Archive Canada (LAC) collections
Researching in heavily populated areas requires delving into civic records. Learn as Lyn shares her strategies for pinpointing urban ancestors using dominion, city and telephone directories, burgess rolls, maps and land records.
Finding your ancestors in census and vital records lays the cornerstones for building your family history. But what if the trail stops there?
Exploring rural ancestors and the world in which they lived requires pinpointing small communities and legal land descriptions. Join Lyn as she shows you how to combine federal, provincial and municipal records to trace your kinfolk.
This presentation is an introduction to basic genealogy. You will become acquainted in developing a plan, building your road map and gathering documentation.
Irish genealogy can present a conundrum over other ethnic research in terms of finding key resources to continue the family tree. Those family historians possessing
Whether starting an Irish genealogical library or researching your family tree, join Lyn and acquaint yourself with books, periodicals, maps and electronic resources that will help you overcome the hurdles imposed by such tragic loss