This is a class about adding life to the written narration of your family's genealogical story. We will focus on adding historical context and what will make your finished product something you will be proud of and an interesting read for your family. Class discussion will include how to locate historical context, use of photographs, indexes, table of contents, and self-publishing. The instructor recommends that you read one or more family narratives prior to class. If you have questions or need a suggested reading list, contact the instructor at Genealogist4U@gmail.com. Lecture (plus questions). Facilitated Discussion.
PREREQUISITE: The students should have completed in-depth genealogical research on at least three to five generations of one branch of their ancestors and understand genealogical research methodology.
PLEASE NOTE: Handouts will be posted on the class website prior to each class for the students to download and print.
Prerequisite: The students should have completed the basic genealogy research on at least one branch of their ancestral family and have an understanding of genealogy research methods.