How do you get started in genealogy? There are plenty of websites, libraries, and printed sources out there, but access to all that information can leave a beginner feeling overwhelmed. Let an NEHGS expert help you navigate the first steps in tracing your family history. Senior Researcher Rhonda R. McClure will share her knowledge and helpful strategies for beginning your family history journey in this three-part course.
Tuition: $30 for full course (three sessions).
About the instructor:
Rhonda R. McClure is a nationally recognized professional genealogist and lecturer specializing in New England and celebrity research as well as computerized genealogy; is the compiler of more than 120 celebrity family trees; has been a contributing editor for Heritage Quest Magazine, Biography magazine, and was a contributor to The History Channel Magazine and American History Magazine. In addition to numerous articles, she is author of ten books, including the award-winning The Complete Idiot's Guide to Online Genealogy, now in its second edition, Finding Your Famous and Infamous Ancestors, and Digitizing Your Family History.
Rhonda specializes in immigration and naturalization, late19th- and early 20th-century urban research, missionaries (primarily in association with the American Board of Commissioners of Foreign Missions), State Department Federal Records, New England, Midwest, Southern, German, Italian, Scottish, Irish, French Canadian, and New Brunswick research as well as Internet research, genealogical software (FTM, RootsMagic, TMG, Reunion), digital peripherals, and both Mac and Windows machines.