Workshops – 2021

Tired of just listening to webinars? Consider virtual hands-on workshops and REGISTER for a session!

Notice: Fall & Winter sessions are being added. Registration opens October 1, 2021.*

African American Genealogy | Discover tools and tips for compiling and furthering the family histories of African American ancestors. [Skill Level: Beginner – Intermediate]

Back to the Beginning: Starting Your Family Tree | Have you ever wished to discover an ancestor or gather your family’s story? Maybe you’d like a refresher? Consider this 2-day course to navigate a beginner’s tasks to research your family tree. [Skill Level: Beginner]

Cemetery Workshops

  • Cemetery 101| RootsTech 2021 has sponsored this course where REGISTRATION is required. [Skill Level: Beginner – Intermediate]
  • Cemetery 102| RootsTech 2021 has sponsored this course where REGISTRATION is required. [Skill Level: Beginner – Intermediate]
  • Cemetery 103| Not scheduled at this time.
  • Researching Cemeteries & Death Records | Discover how to research ancestral burial grounds and various death records effectively to aid the family tree. [Skill Level: Beginner – Intermediate]

Compiling Your Genealogy With RootsMagicTM| [Skill Level: All]

Decoding Historical Handwriting | Interpreting old documents can make research difficult. Learn a few tips on reading historical handwriting. [Skill Level: Intermediate]

Get’n Savvy for a Genealogy Research Trip | Ever wish to visit the family cemetery that is states away or walk the hometowns of your ancestors? Learn how to prepare and make the most out of your genealogy research trip. [Skill Level: All]

PJ Genealogy: Researching Ancestral Records From Home | Stuck at home but yearn to find your ancestors’ documented origins? Discover research tips and strategies to continue family history from your sofa. [Skill Level: Beginner – Intermediate]

Planning Family Reunions & Get-Togethers | Memorable family gatherings start with a bit of preparation, a dash of family history, and a pinch of creative sharing. Discover avenues to host a family reunion that commemorates family lineage. [Skill Level: ALL]

Probate Records for Family Historians | Probate records hold a wealth of clues regarding the rich, poor, or transient ancestors. Learn how to access and evaluate probate case files for family history. [Skill Level: Beginner – Intermediate]

Strategies In Genealogy: Moving Beyond the Basics | Finding yourself stumped after launching a family history project? Learn how to plan a research strategy and make use of alternative sources that can move along your genealogy. [Skill Level: Intermediate]

Timesavers for Weekend Leaf Seekers: Genealogy Tips to Keep You On Track | [Skill Level: Intermediate]

Up & At ’Em: Researching Records In-Person | Online research leaves a lot of records yet to be uncovered and published in digital form. Let’s dive into local repositories and the record collections that warrant a real-time visit. [Skill Level: All]

* Schedule is subject to change.

Yearning for more?

Network with fellow researchers in the next monthly Leafseeker Roundtable!

View the upcoming event calendar for additional programs I will be participating in as a speaker, attendee, vendor, and/or volunteer. Additional Presentations & Recordings.

Association of Professional Genealogists – Virtual Professional Management Conference 2021 “Build a Better Business”

Ohio Genealogical Society Annual Conference 2022