Just beginning your research journey? Trying to sharpen your skills? Searching for that one elusive American?
This Sunday, in conjunction with the Greater Houston JGS, I will be leading a four-hour virtual workshop on United States genealogy research (don't worry, there are intermissions!). An outline of the workshop is below; the workshop includes all three segments.
United States Research Intro Series
Sunday, January 24, 2021, at either 11:00-3:00 EST or 4:30-8:30 EST
Segment 1: Databases and Federal Records. Introduction to the primary databases for United States genealogical research. Introduction to federal records research, including federal censuses, federal court naturalization (citizenship), military records and the Social Security Death Index.
Segment 2: State Resources. Introduction to state research, including vital records (birth, marriage, death records), state censuses and state court naturalization (citizenship). Introduction to the FamilySearch catalog for discovering additional resources and records.
Segment 3: Local Research. Introduction to local research, including burial records, grave images, newspaper records, yearbook records and the US Public Records Index.
Registration and fee information is available here: https://www.moritzresearch.com/virtual-workshops.
Please let me know if you have any questions.
Michael Moritz (New York)
Note that while I am the Director of the Romania RD, this is not a JewishGen event, but is being offered in conjunction with the Greater Houston Jewish Genealogy Society.