August 2015 Family History Library Webinars and Classes

  • August 2015
August 2015
Online Event

Students attend a free class at a family history center.

During August 2015, the Family History Library will be hosting several family history online webinars as well as free classes at the library. These classes and webinars are designed to help individuals and families find their ancestors and teach important family history techniques. They are free to the public. Information about specific classes, as well as information on how to register for classes, is listed below. All class times are mountain daylight time (MDT).

For instructions on how to log on to Family History Library webinars, click on the following blog post: Connecting to Family History Library Webinars—Easy to Follow Instructions.

Online Webinars

August 1Reading Spanish Handwriting Webinar (in English), 1:00 p.m.

August 5Advancing Your Polish Genealogy: 300 Years of Records Webinar, 10:00 a.m.

August 13Planning a Research Trip Webinar, 1:00 p.m.

August 15Genealogía Descendente Webinar, 1:00 p.m.

August 27Immigration into the United States Webinar, 6:00 p.m.


Classes at the Library

August 6—The 1798 Irish Rebellion and Its Effect on Family History Research, 1:00 p.m.

August 13—Finding and Linking Ireland Records to Find Families Post-1800, 11:00 a.m.

August 13—Case Studies in 17th-Century England Emigration to North America, 1:00 p.m.

August 15—Boy Scout Genealogy Merit Badge, 10:00 a.m. (1½ hours). To register, call 1-801-240-4673 at least one week before the workshop to find out which requirements should be completed before attending.

August 26—Italian Indexing Series

Italian Death Records: Preparation for Indexing, 2:30 p.m.

Indexing Italian Death Records, 6:00 p.m. (1½ hours)

August 27—Italian Research Series

Italian Emigration and Finding the Place of Origin, 2:30 p.m.

Where to Find Italian Vital Records: Repositories, Online, and Microfilm, 6:30 p.m.

August 28—Italian Research Series

Italian Marriage Records, 2:30 p.m.

Latin Records, 6:30 p.m.

August 29—Italian Research Series

Reading Italian Birth and Death Records Workshop, 10:00 a.m.

Reading Marriage Records Workshop, 11:30 a.m.

Reading Latin Records Workshop and Q&A about Research Problems, 1:30 p.m. (1½ hours)

August 31—Irish Roman Catholic Church Records: Better Access Than Ever! 11:00 a.m.

For parking and additional information see the Family History Library wiki.