Stillagaumish Valley Genealogical Society

Advanced Genealogy Workshops

A choice of three workshops will be available to those who have registered and paid in full for the Full Conference prior to workshop registration which opens, July 15, 2018 at 10:00 AM PDT.
 
All workshops will be from 1:00pm to 4:00pm on Wednesday, August 15 and are limited to 30 participants each; they are as follows:

Digging Deeper with Autosomal DNA with CeCe Moore
Course Fee $40; payable at registration through PayPal

In this hands-on workshop, CeCe will walk you through the steps she uses in her own research to get the most out of the AncestryDNA data. Genetic networks are the most powerful tool we have in genetic genealogy currently and understanding how to most efficiently create them and work with this data is the key to accomplishing your genetic genealogy goals.
 
  1. Course Prerequisites
    1. Tested with Ancestry DNA and have access to results
    2. Ancestry.com active membership
    3. Laptop at workshop
 
Spreadsheets 101 Workshop “An Excel-lent Hands-On Tutorial" with Mary Kircher Roddy
Course Fee $30; payable at registration through PayPal

Learn some tricks and tools for using Excel for genealogy; how to deal with pre-1900 dates; how to import data from Ancestry, FamilySearch and other websites; how to wrap text, split columns, sort, find, use color and more.
 
  1. Course Prerequisites
    1. Laptop with Excel 2016 installed
 
How to Use Family Search Efficiently and Effectively with Janet O’Conor Camarata
Course Fee $30; payable at registration through PayPal

It’s all about Family Search.org! Learn how to use search logic, wildcards and how to narrow and expand your search for best results. Learn to find record images by searching collections, by locations, using the research wiki and by browsing un-indexed records. Rediscover the many features of FamilySearch.
 
REGISTRATION WILL BEGIN ON JULY 15 AT 10:00 AM PDT.  CLASSES ARE LIMITED TO THE FIRST 30 REGISTRANTS.  OTHERS WILL BE HELD ON A WAITING LIST.
 
Register here for Advanced Genealogy Workshops