Check out a new family history resource or class this week.
From beginners to seasoned professionals, there’s a resource here for everyone wanting to trace their roots.
While you’re there, click the Search Records tab and you’ll gain access to finding millions of records from over 100 countries as well as useful guides and tips to help you find your ancestors.
FAMILY HISTORY LESSONS
LDS Family History Centers offer free personal help and access to information and resources. (there are over 4,600 local centers worldwide!). To Find an LDS Family History Center near you click here.
The Mesa Regional Family History Center is owned and operated by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and is open to the general public. It is located at 41 South Hobson, Mesa, AZ, 85204
Family History Center Class Schedule
These FREE classes are held in the upstairs classroom at the Family History Center. Public Welcome.
For more information CLICK HERE. See Family History Classes.
Training Center Class Schedule
These FREE classes are held across the street from the Family History Center. The Family History Training Center is at 464 E 1st Avenue, Mesa, Arizona. Public Welcome
For more information CLICK HERE. See hands on workshops.
Visit their website at http://www.mesarfhc.org/ or call 480-964-1200 for further information.
If you are interested in performing volunteer work with the Genealogy Collection or other collections, please give them a call! If you are people-friendly, have some free time and enjoy genealogy, you may want to consider volunteering with them. Their hours are 8 to 5 Monday through Friday, and they are located about a mile west of downtown Phoenix in Arizona's Capitol.
Volunteers shelve books, provide clerical support, assist patrons with beginning level genealogy and assist staff with special projects.
For more information about becoming a volunteer, call them at (602) 926-3938.
MORE RESOURCES- Learn from the comfort of home.
Cyndi’s List http://www.cyndislist.com/ contains hundreds of thousands of links to family history and genealogy sites on the Internet.
Roots Television Browse the videos about family history research. http://www.rootstelevision.com/program_guide.php
Genealogy Gems Podcast http://www.genealogygemspodcast.com/ Your Family History Show
Search the archives for tips and genealogy gems.
FamilySearch Videos - Family History and Genealogy topics http://www.youtube.com/familysearch
GeneaWebinars– http://www.geneawebinars.com News about upcoming genealogy webinars (online seminars) offered throughout the online genealogy community. Many are free. Simply register.
GeneaBloggers- See what others are doing online with genealogy and family history. You’ll find over 1,800 blogs from around the world listed which emphasize different aspects of family history and genealogy. Perhaps you’ll find information that’s just perfect for your needs. Check out the blog roll. www.GeneaBloggers.com
Check out GeneaBloggers Radio, the live Friday night Internet radio show hosted by Thomas MacEntee, founder of www.GeneaBloggers.com Enjoy the wide variety of topics, both live and “on demand” episodes (formerly recorded) that can help you in your genealogy quest. http://www.blogtalkradio.com/geneabloggers
GeneaPress– http://www.geneapress.com a repository of press releases where you can link to the latest news about the genealogy industry.
Dick Eastman’s Online Genealogy Newsletter http://blog.eogn.com/ Straight talk about what’s happening in the genealogy community.
Keep your genealogy knowledge growing. Choose one item from the classes or resources listed above and explore it this week.
GENEALOGICAL SOCIETIES AND GROUPS
To locate genealogical societies and groups in the Phoenix Metropolitan area, click on this link
http://www.azgab.org/societies.htm Find out their meeting schedules and what they have to offer. Join in, and strengthen your family tree in this generation.
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