Monday, August 8, 2011

FamilySearch: Scandinavian Research Seminar

Free Seminar on Scandinavian Research
The Family History Library Hosts Events in September

SALT LAKE CITY, UTAH—Genealogists and family history enthusiasts looking for help with Scandinavian research will want to take advantage of Danish and Swedish classes held at the Family History Library in September. A free Danish seminar will be held on Saturday, September 10th, at the Family History Library. The classes will include:

9:00 a.m.: “Danish Research: A Beginner’s Case Study”
10:15 a.m.: “Next Step: Next Generation”
11:30 a.m.: “Databases for Danish Research”

A free mid-week series on Swedish research will also be held on Tuesday, September 20th, and Wednesday, September 21st.

Tuesday, 9:00 a.m.: “Swedish Church Records”
Tuesday, 10:15 a.m.: “Swedish Historical Maps”
Tuesday, 11:30 a.m.: “Other Online Resources and CDs”

Wednesday, 9:00 a.m.: “Emigration from Sweden during the Late 1800s and Early 1900s”
Wednesday, 10:15 a.m.: “DIS (Computer Genealogy Society of Sweden)—How It Can
Help”
Wednesday, 11:30 a.m.: “Introduction to Swedish Probate Records”

To view the class schedule online, go to www.familysearch.org. Classes will be held in the B1 classroom on the first lower level of the Family History Library. The library is located to the west of Temple Square on West Temple between North Temple and South Temple Streets in downtown Salt Lake City. On Saturdays, free parking for library patrons is available behind the Church History Museum.

In order to attend these free classes, please register by sending an e-mail to FHLClassReg@familysearch.org, or by calling 801-240-4950.