Genealogy Toolbox Series | Newberry

Genealogy Toolbox Series

Led by Caron Primas Brennan
Tuesday, June 7, 2022
Six sessions. Tuesdays, June 7-July 12



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Seminar Description

Take this whole three-part series and build your genealogy research toolbox. Register below for all three seminars or select the individual seminars that appeal the most to you. Primer

Take a tour of the underutilized website to see what it has to offer genealogy researchers. This course will include a review of this free resource and all the research opportunities it offers, along with other tools useful for genealogists and family historians.

Ancestry Primer

So, you think you know Ancestry? We will take a tour of the website to see what it has to offer genealogy researchers. We will include tips and tricks on how to get the most from the website.

Databases to Know

If you have exhausted your old standby resources and need some new records to review, here are some other databases to check out. Maybe you have heard of these sites, but never visited them. We will review, a primarily military site;; American Ancestors; and FindMyPast.

Caron Primas Brennan is a frequent speaker on genealogy at local libraries and genealogical societies. She has taught at the Newberry since 2009 and is a member of the Genealogical Speakers Guild and the Association of Professional Genealogists.

Materials List


  • No Required Materials

First Reading:

  • No first reading assignment

Cost and Registration Information 

Six sessions. Registration: $210 ($189 for Newberry members, seniors, and students)

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