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Minnesota Genealogical Society

1385 Mendota Heights Road, Suite 100
Mendota Heights, MN  55120-1367
(651) 330-9312 • info@mngs.org

Level Two Genealogy Research Course (Workshop)

  • 13 Jun 2021
  • 25 Jul 2021
  • 4 sessions
  • 13 Jun 2021, 1:00 PM 3:30 PM (CDT)
  • 27 Jun 2021, 1:00 PM 3:30 PM (CDT)
  • 11 Jul 2021, 1:00 PM 3:30 PM (CDT)
  • 25 Jul 2021, 1:00 PM 3:30 PM (CDT)
  • Online - GTM

Level Two Genealogy Research CourseSUNDAYS, JUNE 13 – JULY 25
1 pm to 3:30 pm

Participants will build on their progress from Level One as they learn and practice more advanced research skills, methods and sources. They will study more advanced records and methods and learn how to evaluate sources. Participants will complete assignments on their family genealogy and receive instructor feedback and research guidance. As a final assignment, they will investigate a research question and prepare a proof argument to answer the question.

Prerequisite: Registrants must successfully complete Level One or demonstrate to the instructors they have the knowledge and skills learned in Level One by submitting a resume or work sample to the instructors at genealogytalks@gmail.com.

Level Two is a series of four progressive classes designed to teach important genealogy skills, with three optional “office hours” coaching sessions in between classes.

Class dates and times

Four 2 ½ hour online class sessions

  • Sunday, June 13, 2021, 1 to 3:30 PM
  • Sunday, June 27, 2021, 1 to 3:30 PM
  • Sunday, July 11, 2021, 1 to 3:30 PM
  • Sunday, July 25, 2021, 1 to 3:30 PM

and

Three optional 1 hour intervening online coaching sessions

  • Sunday, June 20, 2021, 1 – 2 PM
  • Monday, July 5, 2021, 7 – 8 PM
  • Sunday, July 18, 2021, 1 – 2 PM
About the Presenters:

Lois Abromitis Mackin, PhD, is a professional genealogist focusing on American and English research. Lois has bachelor’s, master’s, and doctoral degrees in history, and has studied at major genealogical institutes. She writes for Minnesota Genealogist and The Septs, teaches about genealogical records and is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists.

Shirleen Hoffman is the President of the Minnesota Genealogical Society and a published author in several genealogical publications. She is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists and has studied at major genealogical institutes. She is currently working on her master’s degree in Genealogical, Paleographic & Heraldic Studies.

$175 MGS members, $175 IGSI members, $225 non-members

Maximum class size is 30 people.

Register at https://MNGS.regfox.com/level-two-genealogy-research-course

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