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Tippecanoe County Area Genealogical Society October 2012 Classes 


15th  Sheila Hooker  5 gen pedigree   family group sheet  other free forms

 17th   L.A. Clugh   Looking at record groups

22nd  Billie Seaton   Free websites on the Internet 

 24th Barbara Kirkpatrick   Census Records  & free forms

Beginning Genealogy March & April 2008

Thanks to everyone who participated.  We hope to see you soon.

For questions to our presenters, email:

Barbara Kirkpatrick         Sheila Hooker          

Billie Seaton    L.A. Clugh    Marsha Selmer

Class links added for Marsha Selmer's Map talk.


Tippecanoe County Area Genealogical Society
Genealogy lesson links for WALLA classes 2008

Beginning Genealogy March & April 2008
Tuesday/Thursday Morning 10:30-11:45 a.m.
Ron Rolley and Lou Ann Clugh, class co-coordinators

Have you wondered about your family history and not known how to research it? This beginning course in genealogy and family history, taught by members of the Tippecanoe County Area Genealogy Society (TIPCOA), will help get your research started in an authentic way.  Below we are sharing web links for topics we discussed each week.  There is a good variety of genealogy sites to learn from.

          We hope you find them useful in your quest to write about your family.   Enjoy!

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Beginning your history Interpreting records
L.A. Clugh & Sheila Hooker     L.A. Clugh & Sheila Hooker
Gathering Info    Sourcing   2.   3.  4.  5.
Interviewing    Ancestry 101  Research and correspondence logs 
All kinds of forms    2.    34. Naming patterns   2.    3.   4.
Organizing    2.   3. Surname Search.  See the phonetic variants
Lessons     2.  3.   FHC new lessons
Records to Connect the Family In-depth connections & documents
William McGlothlin  Peggy Reen 
Searching for Vital Records    2.   Adoption Records
Church   2.  Divorce Records
Census  2.      Census Chart in pdf Wills & Probate Records
Newspapers  2. Guardianships
Social Security Death Index  SSDI
Finding more records Military Records & Patriotic Societies   
Barbara Kirkpatrick [see her notes]  Peggy Reen 
Ship Records     Pension Records   2.
Maps, Atlases,           Military Timeline
Land  and Deed Records.  2.     National Archives
T. County Histories


Immigration   2.   3.   Naturalization
War Timeline Chart... (pdf file)
Looking for Resources  Internet Genealogy links
L.A. Clugh & Sheila Hooker L.A. Clugh     spreadsheet
Genealogy Societies Google. COM  searching for your next trip and search for images and books.
Historical Societies US Town locator  from Rootsweb  2.
U.S.A. Libraries  + Allen Co. + LOC

Genealogy libraries

Family History Center Catalog  find microfilm on your County and family books by searching their catalog.
State Archives   Finding trees.  Rootsweb, Ancestry, Gencircles Family Search
Cemeteries   2.   3.    Message boards.... Rootsweb  & GenForum

YouTube  Ancestry channel  Dear Myrtle  Cousin Russ   How about family scrapbooking

Digitized family histories BYU  Genealogy.Com.Google books
Family tree programs 1  2  3  4 5

 see this Comparison Guide

Podcasts  2.  3.   +  History Radio

The Spittoon blog,  Roots Television

Gen newsletters

Magazines we like  IG FC  FTM Email Basics - help for beginners
Gene Toons ;-) Gen Basics  more good links 
See our Links page below for more.  Please feel free to email us with questions

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