Here is a class that I am teaching in the fall.
PRINCIPLES OF GENEALOGY
Instr. Derek S. Davey, Professional Genealogist
Monday, Oct. 4-11-18--25-Nov. 1-15 (6 wks)
10:00 a.m.-12:00 p.m.
(No class on Monday, Nov. 8 to allow students to attend the seminar on “The Financial Meltdown and Government Intervention”)
This class is designed for anyone interested in family history research. The instructor will teach you about genealogical principles and ethics, research tools, records and their use. Students in this class will learn how to research, organize, and evaluate their findings. Also included will be newspaper sources as well as records including vital, court, church, immigration, military, cemetery and burial, probate and land. The Genealogical Proof Standard (GPS) will also be discussed.
Derek began researching his own family when he was only 13 years old in 1974. He is an active expert on Ancestry.com. His specialty areas include computer genealogy, Civil War and New England research. He is a member of the National Genealogical Society, Genealogy Speakers Guild and the Association of Professional Genealogists.