Monday, February 15, 2016
Celebrate Heritage Week in Delta, British Columbia!
This week I'm speaking on Beginning Genealogy at the Delta libraries, Fraser Valley Regional Libraries (FVRL)
Learn about researching your family history and how to use FVRL's Ancestry Library Edition database.
Monday, February 15, 2016 - Ladner Pioneer Library at 6:30 pm.
Tuesday, February 16, 2016 - Tsawwassen / S. Delta Library 6:30 pm.
Wednesday, February 17, 2016 - George Mackie / North Delta Library 6:30 pm.
Ladner Library will also hold a second session on learning how to use Ancestry Library Edition on February 18th, from 2-3 pm.
I will be posting my handouts here for those attending these sessions. Don't forget your password! (But if you do, contact me here or at canadagenealogy @ shaw.ca )
Handout 1 - Suggestions for Your Genealogical Journey (2016)
Handout 2 - Questions to Start your Genealogical Journey With - for yourself and others.(2016)
Handout 3 - My list of the BIG genealogy websites (2016)
Here is the link to Library and Archives Canada's pedigree chart and family group sheet.
For other types of charts, etc., see the BC Genealogical Society's Worldwide Links section for Charts and Forms for Genealogy. (mostly free).
Here are a few books I recommend starting with - all available through the Fraser Valley Libraries
How to Do Everything: Genealogy by George Morgan, 2012. FVRL 929.1072 MOR
The Complete Idiot's Guide to Genealogy by Christine Rose and Kay Germain Ingalls, 2012.
FVRL 929.1072 ROS
Genealogical Standards of Evidence: A Guide for Family Historians by Brenda Dougall Merriman, with a Canadian perspective, 2010. FVRL 929.1072 MER
Sustainable Genealogy: Separating Fact From Fiction in Family Legends by Richard W.Hite, 2013.
FVRL 929.1072 HIT
Finding your Roots: The Official Companion to the PBS Series by Henry Louis Gates, Jr., 2014.
FVRL 929.1072 GAT
Organizing & Preserving your Heirloom Documents by Katherine Scott Sturdevant, 2002.
FVRL 929.1 STU
Preserving your Family Photographs: How to Organize, Present, and Restore your Precious Family Images by Maureen Alice Taylor, 2001. FVRL 771.46 TAY