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Tuesdays beginning on January 29, 2013 and ending on April 2, 2013.

All classes are 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

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Oakland FamilySearch Library 
4766 Lincoln Avenue
Oakland, CA 94602

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2013 Intermediate Genealogical
Research Series

The Oakland Family Search Library will host the California Genealogical Society's 2013 Intermediate Genealogical Research Series. This ten-week series will focus on using and organizing various records to help solve the toughest genealogy problems.

This course is limited to 30 participants.  Pre-registration is required.

Before enrolling in this intermediate course, it is recommended that the research information received in the beginning classes has been utilized. 

All classes are on Tuesdays are last for 90 minutes: 10:30 a.m. to 12:00 p.m.

Jan  29 - Probate and Guardianship Records   Susan Johnston
Feb 05 - Cemetery Records   Jane Lindsey
Feb 12 - Church Records    Jane Lindsey
Feb 19 - Newspaper Research     Janice Sellers
Feb 26 - Military Records     Susan Johnston
Mar 05 - Finding Country Cousins in Land and Property Records Susan Johnston
Mar 12 - Seeking City Slickers in Lesser Known Records    Susan Johnston
Mar 19 - Reading and Transcribing Old Handwriting     Jane Lindsey
Mar 26 - Immigration & Naturalization    Jane Lindsey
Apr 02 - Solving Your Toughest Genealogy Problems     Jane & Susan


    Basic computer skills are required; this is a computer-based class.

    Students will use a genealogical database program and do Internet searches.

    Class size limited to the first 30 participants who register. 

    $10 off of $40 membership to CGS if submitted by April 2, 2013.

    Weekly assignments will be given.

    After most classes the instructor and library volunteers can help you put your knowledge into action.

    You are invited to bring lunch and work on class assignments in the afternoon.

    Pre-registration is required.

    Walk-ins will not be accepted.