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Saturday, January 19
Breaking Down Brick Walls  (Training)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Central Rappahannock Regional Library - Salem Church Branch, 2607 Salem Church Rd, Fredericksburg,
Round Table Event at the monthly meeting of the Fredericksburg Regional Genealogical Society


Tuesday, January 22
Intermediate Genealogy Series: Ancestry DNA  (Training)
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Danville Public Library, 511 Patton Street, Danville, VA
Contact the Danville Public Library at (434) 799-5195 for more information or to register.


Friday, January 25
Finding Your Ancesstors in Unindexed Records in FamilySearch  (Training)
7:30 pm
Dunn Loring Volunteer Fire Station Hall, 2148 Gallows Road, Vienna, VA
Seventy-seven percent of the records in the FamilySearch website are not yet indexed! So, how do you find your ancestors? This session, at a meeting of the Fairfax Genealogical Socity, will give specific instructions to access the records “hidden” in the Catalog and “Unindexed Historical Records” sections of the FamilySearch website. Presenter: Carol Kostakos Petranek.


Saturday, January 26
The Family Tree: Crowdsourcing and Collaborating to Memorialize Your Ancestors  (Training)
10:00 am
Dunn Loring Volunteer Fire Station Hall, 2148 Gallows Road, Vienna, VA
The collaborative nature of the Family Tree allows an ancestor’s descendants to work together to create a unique “ancestor page.” Vital statistics with the requisite supporting documentation create the backbone of an ancestral profile, but photos and stories bring him/her to life. This session, hosted by the Fairfax Genealogical Society, will explore the Family Tree in detail and demonstrate how to effectively utilize all of its components. It will also provide step-by-step instructions on adding digital media (jpeg, pdf and audio files) to enrich your family's history. Presenter: Carol Kostakos Petranek. 


Tuesday, January 29
Intermediate Genealogy Series: Courthouse Research  (Training)
11:00 am to 1:00 pm
Danville Public Library, 511 Patton Street, Danville, VA
Contact the Danville Public Libarary at (434) 799-5195 for more information and to register.



Tuesday, February 5 through Tuesday, February 26
Genealogy Classes  (Training)
10:00 am to 12:00 pm
Bassett Historical Center, 3964 Fairystone Highway, Bassett, VA
A series of classes on genealogical research will be held at the Bassett Historical Center on each Tuesday in February 2019. Genealogy 1 and Genealogy 2, offered on 5 February and 12 February respectively, are for those just beginning their family research and will cover the basics of research and the materials available at the Center. Genealogy 3 and Genealogy 4, offered on 19 February and 26 February, respectively, will cover the use of several different genealogical websites.  Presenter: Cindy Hubbard Headen. Call (276) 629-9191 to register.


Wednesday, February 6
Genealogical Research Webinar Series: African American Genealogy  (Training)
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Central Rappahannock Regional Library - Howell Branch, 806 Lyons Boulevard, Fredericksburg,
Central Rappahannock Regional Library –  for more information call (540) 372-1144.


Thursday, February 7
Virginia Genealogy Resources  (Training)
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Culpeper County Library, 271 Southgate Shopping Center, Culpeper, VA.
This class will look at a selection of Virginia record groups useful for genealogical research.  Records discussed will include tax records, land records, and court chancery files.  Presented by Julie Bushong at the Culpeper County Library. Call (540) 825-8691 to register.


Saturday, February 9
Researching Your Virginia Roots  (Training)
11:30 am
Culpeper County Library, 271 Southgate Shopping Center, Culpeper, VA
Explore the resources and records available to trace your Virginia ancestry.  Will cover materials available in online databases and those located in archives and repositories around the state.  Research guides for location-specific research will also be presented. Presenter: Katie Derby. For more information and to register contact the Culpeper County Library at (540) 825-8691 to register.


Saturday, February 9
Finding Elusive Females in Your Family Tree  (Training)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Roanoke Public Library, Virginia Room – Main Library, 706 S. Jefferson St., Roanoke, VA.
One of the biggest challenges in genealogical research is the pursuit of female ancestors.  Come learn some research strategies to break down your female ancestor walls. For more information contact the Roanoke Public Library, Virginia Room at (540) 853-2073.


Thursday, February 14
Gravestones: Symbolism, Documentation and Presentation  (Training)
7:00 pm
Meyera E. Obendorf Central Library, 4100 Virginia Beach Blvd., Virginia Beach, VA
Presented by representatives from the Virginia Dept. of Historic Resources at the Virginia Beach Genealogical Society monthly meeting.


Friday, February 15
Protecting Your Privacy in the On-Line Genealogy World  (Training)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Hollin Hall Senior Center, 1500 Shenandoah Road, Alexandria, VA
Learn from Bruce deGrazia, University of Maryland professor of Cyber Security Management and Policy, about how to protect your privacy when engaged in genealogical research on the Internet.  Monthly meeting of Mount Vernon Genealogical Society, free, open to the public, no registration required.  Visit www.mvgenealogy.org.