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The March of Time: Climbing Your Family Tree: Beginning Genealogy

Saturday, March 1, 2014  
2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

An introduction to the process involved in searching for family roots: how to find the who, when and where of your family! Beginning with information gathering from family tradition and oral history interviews, the methodology of recording, organizing and storing your family history is reviewed. Resources discussed will include census schedules, vital records and courthouse resources, church and cemetery records, military records and immigration and naturalization.



Marilyn Cocchiola Holt, MLS, is Department Head of the Pennsylvania Department of the Carnegie Library of Pittsburgh and currently serves as Past President and Program Chair of the Western Pennsylvania Genealogical Society. She is also an Honorary Vice-President of the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania. Raised in Baldwin Borough, her undergraduate and graduate degrees are from the University of Pittsburgh. Ms. Holt has worked with genealogical patrons for 30 years and has presented numerous programs on local and family history topics, as well as teaching courses on genealogy since 1988.
Event fee: FREE
Location:
1201 Woods Run Avenue
Pittsburgh, PA 15212

Contact:
Ellen Paul
412-761-3730
woodsrun@carnegielibrary.org


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