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The Bay County Library System, in partnership with the Bay County Genealogical Society, holds classes for beginners in family history research. In the beginner’s class you will learn how find vital records, and how to find your family in the census and organize your research.

Next programs:

Finding Family with DNA Testing
Saturday, May 10, 2014, 2-3 pm
Kantzler Community Room
Registration is required at 893-9566 x 2200 or online

Richard Hill discovered the power of DNA in the course of his long search for biological ancestors. He will introduce us to several forms of DNA testing as he shares the fascinating story of his personal odyssey. In order to share his success secrets and tips with genealogists and adoptees, he created an educational web site, DNA-Testing-Adviser.com, which makes genetic genealogy understandable to all. Richard’s full-length book about his search, Finding Family: My Search for Roots and the Secrets in My DNA is drawing rave reviews and winning awards. Kirkus Reviews calls the book “An engaging, page-turning memoir that thoughtfully puts together the pieces of a family puzzle.” Richard will have books for sale at the presentation and will be happy to sign them.


Discover your Roots: Family History Research for Beginners
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Intro to Genealogy Databases: Ancestry Library Edition and Heritage Quest
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Programs are held in the Wirt Computer Lab
Registration required. Call the Reference Dept. at 893-9566 ext. 2200.
Sponsored by the Bay County Library System and Bay County Genealogical Society