Southern California Genealogical Society

Beginner's Classes

2018 Class Schedule:
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  • March 10, 2018 - Beginners Classes/SCGS Library
  • At Jamobree 2018, Thursday, May 31, 2018 with Barbara Randall/Burbank Marriott
  • September 8, 2018 - Beginners Classes/SCGS Library
  • Looking for some classes to learn more about genealogy and how to do family research? Free to SCGS Members and open to the public for a small fee, our Beginner's Classes are among the SCGS's most popular educational programs. Join us soon!

    Sign up by emailing or call 818-843-7247. Classes are free to SCGS Members and just $10 for the series for non-members.

    Beginning Genealogy
    SCGS Beginner's Classes - Four Week Series
    Starts Tuesday, March 10, 2018

    Do you have an interest in finding your roots but want assistance to start?
    Do you have a friend or relative with an interest who also lacks the skills and knowledge?

    The Beginner’s Four Week Class with One-on-One Assistance will be offered 4 consecutive Tuesdays from 9:30 am- 11:30 am at the Southern California Genealogical Society Family Research Librar and provides the information and skills needed to begin the search for your ancestors. The class introduces you to a variety of records and strategies for successful research.

    Week 1: The Basics of Getting Started
    Week 2: Census Records and their Substitutes
    Week 3: Church Records
    Week 4: Military and Land Records

    The Southern California Genealogical Society Library will be open for research following the class for those interested in practicing their skills.



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