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Trace Family Roots with Free Online Genealogy Classes

11/05/2020
4:44 PM

The Office of Senior and Social Services will host free online beginner genealogy classes in November and December. The four-part genealogy series kicks off Monday, Nov. 23 beginning at 10:30 a.m., with subsequent classes on Nov. 30, Dec. 7 and 14. Accomplished genealogist Victoria L. Sullivan, will instruct and inspire students in the study of family origins. Sullivan is a retired reference librarian with nearly 30 years of experience in researching genealogy. Classes are 1-1/2 hours and are open to all residents of Bernalillo County. All participants are encouraged to share this journey with a family member.

 

Bringing Generations Together Thru Genealogy is designed to help the new and budding family historian. Students will learn how to:

  • Trace ancestors, find resources and software tools to aid in discovery;
  • Learn ways to organize and document your family tree;
  • Tap into online research and local sources unique to Bernalillo County and New Mexico;
  • Learn about Census documents and DNA in genealogy; and
  • Enjoy the personal reward and satisfaction in discovering your lineage and family origins.

 

The free four-part series via Zoom is:

Mondays: Nov. 23 and 30 and Dec. 7 and 14 - 10:30 a.m. to noon

Instructor: Genealogist Victoria L. Sullivan, education director, Albuquerque Genealogical Society

Register Today! (the link is: https://bit.ly/2HspRQA )

 

The Office of Senior and Social Services provides health and quality of life initiatives for Bernalillo County residents to improve economic wellbeing, education, health and family and community development. Visit https://www.facebook.com/BernCoOSSS/ or email BCOSSS@bernco.gov for more information.

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