Michael John Neill

Genealogy Computing Workshops

At Henry Ford Community College

Dearborn, Michigan

May 2004

 

These are over--but we are offering more in October of 2004

Census Research Online—Thursday 20 May 2004

 

 

 

A significant amount of census research can be done online. This workshop will discuss ways accessing the 1790-1930 census via the Internet, including both free and fee-based sites. Effective search techniques for using online indexes will be covered. One session will be devoted to using the free indexes to the 1880 census at the Mormon genealogy site and at Ancestry.com. Many libraries in the greater Detroit area provide access to these indexes and the census images onsite. This workshop is intended for those who have had some experience researching their family history and using the computer and internet.

 

Genealogy Potpourri—Friday, 21 May 2004

 

This workshop will cover: finding and using online maps, using a computer to prepare for a genealogy road trip, using online library card catalogs, and an introduction to online research in Europe. This workshop is intended for those who have had some experience researching their family history and using the computer and internet.

 

 

Family Tree Maker---Saturday, 22 May 2004

 

Are you fascinated by your family's history but unsure know how to organize all the data?  Learn how to use one of today's most popular genealogy software programs to search for and preserve your family's history and then share your results with others.   Basic knowledge of computers and genealogy helpful.  Each participant will have a computer to use.

We'll discuss:

For more information, please contact

Joyce Deaton  JDeaton@hfcc.edu

at the college's Center for Lifelong Learning

or Michael Neill   michaeln2@winco.net

 

Mailing address to request a brochure:

Joyce Deaton

Center for Lifelong Learning

Henry Ford Community College
22586 Ann Arbor Trail
Dearborn Heights, MI  48127