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DuPage County Genealogical Society
DuPage County Genealogical Society

Spring 2018 Classes

Further your genealogy research or learn some new skills at the spring classes. The classes are held in the large meeting room of the lower level at Wheaton Public Library on the following dates and times. To register, click here for DCGS Events page or call Wheaton Public Library at (630) 868-7520.          ‚Äč                                                                                                                                               
Saturday, February 17, 2018 from 1-3 PM
Investigating Your Family History with the History Cop, Raymond Johnson
Join professional genealogist, author, and local historian Ray Johnson for a look at beginning the investigation into your family history. Topics include where to start, census records, naturalization and immigration records, vital records, newspapers and cemetery research.
Saturday, February 24, 2018 from 1-3 PM The Ultimate Free, Online Genealogy Resource with Maureen Brady is the largest, free genealogy resource on the internet.  Learn why to have an account, how to search the records, use FamilySearch’s Family Tree, add photos, stories and documents, access FamilySearch’s digitized books, get help and search the catalog. 
Saturday, March 3, 2018 from 1-3 PM Part 2: Family Tree with Maureen Brady
Learn how to create and use FamilySearch’s Family Tree.
Saturday, March 17, 2018 from 1-3 PM
DNA: Behind the Scenes with Genealogist Dan Hubbard
DNA testing has become part of genealogy. What are the different tests? Why do they tell us different things? Where did we get the different components of our genetic heritage? How can DNA testing be used to attack genealogical problems? In short, what do you need to know to start to think about DNA?
You may attend any or all of these classes.
Each class is $10, payable with check/cash at the class.
Registration is requested, but not required.