Genealogy for Intermediates

Do you understand the basics of genealogy research (through a class or experience)? Are you ready for more advanced topics?

The second class in a series, “Genealogy for Intermediates,” will be offered next Saturday, May 14, at the Minnesota Genealogical Society (MGS) Research Center. Presentations will cover citations, how to find maiden names, ways to determine which of the several records with the same name and birthdate is the right one, and other intermediate practices.

Instructors will be John Schade, Lois Mackin, and Audrey Leonard.

This class is intended for all genealogy researchers. Additional information will be provided for Irish, English, French-Canadian and Native American.

When? Saturday, May 14, 10:30 am – Noon

Where? MGS Research Center, 1185 N. Concord, S. St. Paul, MNĀ  55075

Cost? $15 for IGSI members, $20 for non-members

Registration is available through IGSI’s website (, but walk-ins are welcome.

If you are unable to attend and would like to receive a copy of the handouts ($5 cost – included in the fee if you attend the session), mail your check to IGSI at the above address.

The second Saturday of each month is “Irish Saturday” at the library. In addition to lectures, you will find IGSI volunteers staffing the library to provide research assistance. Saturday hours are 10 4 p.m.


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