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FamilySearch Announces Free Family History Classes and Webinars for January 2021

29 Dec 2020 11:39 AM | Anonymous

The following announcement was written by FamilySearch:

Start out the new year by virtually attending FamilySearch Family History Library Free Online Webinars.  The January 2021 line-up includes sessions on Denmark JurisdictionsArkivDigital Basics (Swedish records), How to use the Swedish National Archive Website (Riksarkivet), Nordic Paleography (Handwriting), How to find people in the Norsk Slektshistorisk Forening (Norwegian Genealogical Society) and beginner sessions on United States Military Records, using the FamilySearch Catalog, and the Research Process. Two sessions for Spanish speakers are Guiando tu educación: Usando el centro de aprendizaje de FamilySearch (Using the FamilySearch Learning Center) and Diferentes Apellidos, Diferentes Ancestros (Different Surnames, Different Ancestors).

No registration is required for these online webinars. See the table of classes below for more details.

If you cannot attend a live event, most sessions are recorded and can be viewed later at your convenience at Family History Library classes and webinars

All class times are in Mountain Standard Time (MST).

Mon, Jan 4, 10:00 AM MST Using the FamilySearch Catalog (Beginner) Yes
Tue, Jan 5, 10:00 AM MST Submitting Names for Temple Work (Beginner) Yes
Sun, Nov 7, 10:00 AM MST The Research Process: An Introduction (Beginner) Yes
Sat, Jan 9, 9:00 AM MST How to Use the Swedish National Archive Website, Riksarkivet (Beginner) Yes
Sat, Jan 9, 10:15 AM MST How to Find People in the Norsk Slektshistorisk Forening (The Norwegian Genealogical Society) (Intermediate) Yes
Sat, Jan 9, 12:30 PM MST Figuring out Denmark Jurisdictions (Beginner) Yes
Sat, Jan 9, 1:45 PM MST ArkivDigital Basics (Beginner) Yes
Sat, Jan 9, 3:00 PM MST Nordic Paleography – Understanding Common Abbreviations and Symbols (Intermediate) Yes
Tue, Jan 12, 11:00 AM MST Guiando tu educación: Usando el centro de aprendizaje de FamilySearch (Beginner) Yes
Thu, Jan 21, 10:00 AM MST Introduction to United States Military Records (Beginner) Yes
Tue, Jan 26, 11:00 AM MST Diferentes Apellidos, Diferentes Ancestros (Beginner) Yes

Visit Classes and Online Webinars for more information.

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