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Beginning Genealogy – A workshop sponsored by the Muscatine County Genealogical Society

October 9, 2021 @ 10:30 am - 11:30 am

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An event every week that begins at 10:30 am on Saturday, repeating until November 6, 2021


Muscatine County Genealogical Society (MCGS) is offering a six-week beginner’s genealogy workshop. Each class is one hour. Class leaders are Mike Wedell and Anne Thomas, experienced genealogists and members of the MCGS. There is no charge for the workshop, but registration is required. Email [email protected] to register. Subject: Genealogy Class in Muscatine Provide your (1) Name, (2) Email, (3) Phone. We will send you a confirming email. Join us for this six-week program.

Classes meet at Musser Public Library, 408 East 2nd St, Muscatine, IA. We will follo Musser Public Library policy regarding masks.


Saturday, October 2, 2021, 10:30 a.m.

Class 1 – In the Beginning Where and how to begin and keep track of your info. Define a search goal.


Saturday, October 9, 2021, 10:30 a.m.

Class 2 – What’s in a Census? Where to find census reports. The information you will find on a census.


Saturday, October 16, 2021, 10:30 a.m.

Class 3 – Types of Records Vital Records. Primary versus secondary sources.


Saturday, October 23, 2021, 10:30 a.m.

Class 4 – There’s More to Life Than the Internet Libraries, repositories, books, newspapers, courthouse records, plus!


Saturday, October 30, 2021, 10:30 a.m.

Class 5 – Internet Searches Rewards and pit-falls of internet searches. How and where to search.


Saturday, November 6, 2021, 10:30 a.m.

Class 6 – This is Just the Beginning Photo and document storage. Question and answers.



October 9, 2021
10:30 am - 11:30 am
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Muscatine County Genealogy Society
(563) 264-1495


Musser Public Library
408 E 2nd St
Muscatine, IA 52761 United States
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