The Caribbean Genealogy Library (CGL) is pleased to offer a series of educational classes throughout May, tailored for individuals interested in uncovering their family history.

These sessions are designed to equip both beginners and experienced researchers with the necessary tools and knowledge to explore their genealogy.

Upcoming Classes:

  • Somewhere in Time, Placing Ancestors in Historical Context
    • Date & Time: May 7, 2024, at 5:45 p.m.
    • Format: Virtual
    • Presenter: Cheri Hudson Passey
    • Cost: Free
    • This evening’s class will focus on contextualizing ancestors within significant historical events that may have impacted their lives.
    • Date & Time: May 10, 2024, at 5:45 p.m.
    • Format: In-person at CGL or Virtual
    • Presenter: Dana Palmer
    • Cost: $5 for non-members
    • Participants will learn advanced techniques for navigating and how to link DNA results to family trees.
  • Genealogy for Beginners (Parts I, II, III)
    • Presenter: Diane Warmsley
    • Cost: $10 for non-members (Includes all three parts)
    • Part I introduces basic genealogy concepts and a five-step research model.
      • Date & Time: May 14, 2024, at 5:45 p.m.
    • Part II covers census, military, and social security records.
      • Date & Time: May 16, 2024, at 5:45 p.m.
    • Part III discusses immigration and naturalization records.
      • Date & Time: May 18, 2024, at 2:00 p.m.
  • Researching West Indian Ancestors: Strategies and Resources
    • Date & Time: May 25, 2024, at 2:00 p.m.
    • Format: In-person at CGL or Virtual
    • Presenter: Diane Warmsley
    • Cost: $5 for non-members
    • This class will introduce methodologies for tracing West Indian lineages using various records.

About the Presenter:

Diane Warmsley is a distinguished genealogist with over 25 years of experience. She holds a certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University and an MS in Education. Diane has contributed to significant projects, including research for the popular series “Finding Your Roots.” She is affiliated with multiple genealogical organizations and societies.

The Caribbean Genealogy Library encourages everyone with an interest in genealogy to participate in these enriching educational opportunities. For registration and more details, please visit Caribbean Genealogy Library Events.

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