Classes

Class Schedule 2021

Descriptions are below the schedule. $6.50 for IGS members and $16.00 for non-members or as noted

Date
 Time Class Instructor Cost
Sat, May 221:30 pm - 3:30 pmFS5 - Searching Genealogies,The Catalog an Books & More Historical RecordsSheri Snodgrass$6.50 member or $16.00 non-member
Sat, Jun 510:00 am - 12:00 pmBeginning GenealogyTasha JacksonFREE
Sat, Jun 51:30 pm - 3:30 pmCzech ResearchTasha Jackson$6.50 member or $16.00 non-member
Thur, Jun 36:30 pm - 8:30 pmItalian ResearchKathy Foggia$6.50 member or $16.00 non-member
Sat, Jun196:30 pm - 8:30 pmBeginning GermanDiane Greene
LuAnn Julstrom
$6.50 member or $16.00 non-member
Sat, Jun 261:30 pm - 3:30 pmFS6 -US CensusStacy Weaver$6.50 member or $16.00 non-member
Thur, Jul 86:30 pm - 8:30 pmBeginning GenealogyKevin SpireFREE
Sat, Jul 171:30 pm - 3:30 pmNaturalizationTheresa Liewer$6.50 member or $16.00 non-member
Sat, Jul 241:30 pm - 3:30 pmFS7 - US Vital RecordsLois Trinity$6.50 member or $16.00 non-member
Sat, Aug 14TBDBeginning GenealogyTBDFREE
Sat, Aug 281:30 pm - 3:30 pmFS8 - US Immigration and NaturalizationTheresa Liewer$6.50 member or $16.00 non-member
Thur, Sep 26:30 pm - 8:30 pmBeginning GenealogyTBDFREE
Sat, Sep 251:30 pm - 3:30 pmFS9 - US Military RecordsStacy Weaver$6.50 member or $16.00 non-member
Thur, Oct 76:30 pm - 8:30 pmBeginning GenealogyTBDFREE
Sat, Oct 231:30 pm - 3:30 pmFS10 - US Probate and Court RecordsSheri SnodgrassBeginning Genealogy
Sat, Nov 6TBDBeginning GenealogyTBDFREE
Sat, Nov 201:30 pm - 3:30 pmFS11 - European RecordsStacy Weaver$6.50 member or $16.00 non-member
Thur, Nov 116:30 pm - 8:30 pmScottish RootsStacy Weaver$6.50 member or $16.00 non-member
Thur, Dec 26:30 pm - 8:30 pmBeginning GenealogyTBDFREE
Sat, Dec 181:30 pm - 3:30 pmFS12 - Global Records - Canada, Mexico, Latin AmericanStacy Weaver$6.50 member or $16.00 non-member

 

May 22nd, Saturday

FS5 FamilySearch Searching Genealogies, The Catalog and Books & More Historical Records

1:30pm-3:30pm Instructor: Seri Snodgrass
Members $6.50 – Non-members $16.00

Practical information on use of the FamilySearch. Research

 

June 3rd, Thursday

Italian Research 

6:30pm-8:30pm Instructor: Kathy Foggia
FREE to members and non-members alike

Your ancestors are waiting for you to find them. Attend a virtual class to learn about researching your Italian ancestors. Register

 

June 5th, Saturday

Czech Research

1:30pm-3:30pm Instructor: Tasha Jackson

Members $6.50 – Non-members $16.00

Your ancestors are waiting for you to find them… Learn how to get started with a class at the Iowa Genealogical Society located in Des Moines, IA. Classes fill up quickly. Contact us for more information and to get registered. Register

June 5th, Saturday

Beginning Genealogy

10:30am -12:30pm Instructor: Tasha Jackson

FREE to members and non-members alike

Your ancestors are waiting for you to find them… Learn how to get started with a free class at the Iowa Genealogical Society located in Des Moines, IA. Classes fill up quickly. Contact us for more information. Register

 

June 19th, Saturday

Beginners Germanic Heritage and Genealogy Research

6:30pm-8:30pm
Members $6.50 – Non-members $16.00

Presenters:  LuAnn Julstrom and Diane Green, Co-Coordinators of the German Interest Group

Description

Did your people come from Prussia, Russia, Bavaria, Switzerland, South America, or somewhere else and say they were German?  Confused by the history, language barrier, or wondering how to start?  Our speakers will give you German History 101 and guidance in crossing the pond in your genealogy research. Register 

 

June 26th, Saturday

FS6 US Census

6:30pm-8:30pm
Members $6.50 – Non-members $16.00

Presenter:  Lois Trinity

Description

Learn how to use the US Census data and forms. Register

 

July 8th, Saturday

Beginning Genealogy

6:30pm-8:30pm Instructor: Kevin Spire

FREE to members and non-members alike

Your ancestors are waiting for you to find them… Learn how to get started with a free class at the Iowa Genealogical Society located in Des Moines, IA. Classes fill up quickly. Contact us for more information and to get registered.