Native American Research: The Five Civilized Tribes  

Native American Research: The Five Civilized Tribes Midwest Genealogy Center Staff Do you have Native American ancestors that lived in Oklahoma?  If so, they may have been members of one of the Five Civilized Tribes: Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, or Seminole. Learn how to research your ancestors using U.S. Census and Dawes Rolls records.

Introduction to Internet Genealogy

Introduction to Internet Genealogy Midwest Genealogy Center Staff Are you looking for your family in cyberspace without any luck? This class focuses on evaluating websites, and will introduce some of the best genealogy sites on the internet.  Basic computer literacy is needed to follow along.

Census Records Research   

Census Records Research Midwest Genealogy Center Staff Learn to search thousands of family and local history books and the complete U.S. Federal Census from 1790 to 1940.  Census records can be searched by name, place of birth, age, ethnicity, and more.

Beginning German Genealogy Research    

Beginning German Genealogy Research Midwest Genealogy Center Staff Do you have a German ancestor in your family tree?  In this presentation, you will learn the basic methods for how to begin your journey into German genealogy research.  A brief history of Germany and former German Lands will be presented, and you will also learn what […]

Swedish Genealogy in a Computer World 

Swedish Genealogy in a Computer World Kathy Meade This lecture highlights the websites available for Swedish research, including Swedish genealogy guides, dictionaries, maps, Swedish-American church records and newspapers, emigration resources (ship passenger indexes), images of original Swedish records (church, probate, military and tax), Swedish census records, record transcription sites and message boards.

Research Your Swedish Heritage in Living Color Using ArkivDigital

Research Your Swedish Heritage in Living Color Using ArkivDigital Kathy Meade Learn how to research your Swedish Heritage using ArkivDigital. This product demo will familiarize you with the types of records that you will find in ArkivDigital, including: the Swedish church books, estate inventories, military records, tax registers, passenger ship manifests, prison records and other […]

Introduction to Swedish Church Books 

Introduction to Swedish Church Books Kathy Meade The Swedish church books are usually the first Swedish records that one uses when tracing one’s Swedish roots.  These records are a “gold mine” because they are so complete and contain such detailed information.  This lecture will give an overview of the Swedish church records: births, marriages, deaths, […]

Introduction to Swedish Military Records  

Introduction to Swedish Military Records Kathy Meade So, your research indicates that there was a Swedish soldier in your family.  How do you find the records about him and his service?  What will those records tell you?  How are Swedish military records different from those we find here in the U.S.?  This session will show […]

Stirring Up History 

Stirring Up History Cheryl McCann Stirring Up History is the recreation of the 1880 and then the 1903 Presbyterian Ladies of Liberty Missouri’s Economy Cook Books, but with a little something extra.  The ladies identified themselves and were listed under their married husbands’ names.  Therefore, next to nothing was known about them personally.  Through careful […]

Integrating Ancestral Quest with FamilySearch, Ancestry.com, MyHeritage, and FindMyPast

Integrating Ancestral Quest with FamilySearch, Ancestry.com, MyHeritage, and FindMyPast    Michael Kennedy Incline Software are the makers of Ancestral Quest and PAF. If you are familiar with PAF then the learning curve to understand the latest features of Ancestral Quest will be easy. Ancestral Quest is a full partner with and fully integrated with FamilySearch. […]