RESEARCH YOUR ANCESTORS
What these classes are:
This course consists of classes covering genealogy, history, economics from places worldwide, and related records.
The key to your success in finding your ancestors is creating a personal timeline and tying it to a historical timeline based on your ancestor's country. If you don't know what was going on in a particular country at a particular time, you won't know where to look for records about your ancestors. Included in the class is a thumb drive with resources discussed in class and additional information like maps of Europe that show how the country's borders changed over time.
What these classes are not:
The classes are not for people who want to learn how to use genealogy websites like Ancestry.com or Familysearch.com. The handouts do cover which genealogy sites are more useful and which are not, which require subscriptions and which do not.