Family History is back at the museum starting in January! This three-part series with our Genealogist-in-Residence Lisa Dougherty will help you discover ways to determine your ancestors' specific place of Irish origin, records to use in Ireland to add details to your family tree, and the meaning behind those ethnicity estimates given with DNA tests! Attendees will have the opportunity to register to win an Ancestry DNA kit, given away at the last session on March 12! Parking on city streets is FREE after 5pm, you do not need to register to attend. Note: any announcements regarding rescheduling due to inclement weather will be posted on our Facebook page.
Tuesday, January 8, 6:30pm: Irish Genealogy for Beginners
If you are just beginning the search for your Irish ancestors, you are probably already encountering many records that give simply "Ireland" as a place of origin. At this workshop you will discover unique records and learn strategies that will help you find a more specific hometown for your ancestors. Instructor and professional genealogist Lisa Dougherty has more than 20 years experience in finding Irish roots and she will help you move beyond the obvious to the specific.