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Williamsburg Virginia Family History Center/Handouts

Williamsburg Virginia Family History Center
2017 Newman Road

Williamsburg, VA 23188

757-220-0266 during operating hours

Family History Center Library Pages

Handouts From Prior Events

Click on the presentation title to view and print the handout.  Documents are in PDF format.


June 2016 - Digital Basics

May 2016 - Newbie Basics - Getting Started

April 2016 - Quaker Records (Spencer Wells)

March 2016 - [[::Media:2016-03 Update to Irish research online.pdf|Update to Irish Research Online]]

March 2016 - [[::Media:2016-03 RootsMagic UG 5 tips.pdf|RootsMagic User Group - Five Tips]] (Terri Tyler, RootsMagic)


November 2015 - Sharing Your Ancestry Tree with FamilySearch Family Tree

October 2015 -Not Your Grandma's Genealogy: FamilySearch Apps(Spencer Wells)

October 2015 -Correcting Errors and Duplication in the FamilySearch Family Tree(Lise Embley)

October 2015 -Getting Started with Cummings)

October 2015 -Getting Started with RootsMagic(Joe Sell)

October 2015 -Branching Out with Social Media(Laura Carver)

September 2015 - Using Freedmen's Bureau Records

July 2015 - Finding Your Patriot Ancestor (and others) using the Resources of the DAR (Guest speaker: Jeanne Sutherland)

June 2015 - Beginning Greek Research (Guest speaker: Carol Kostakas Patranek) - stop by for a copy
June 2015 - National Archives Records on (Guest speaker: Carol Kostakas Patranek) - stop by for a copy

May 2015 - Using Your iPad/Table for Genealogy

Apr 2015 - Using Court Records in Family History Research (Guest speaker: Alex Finley)

Mar 2015 - Ulster Historical Foundation presentations. Please contact us if you would like a copy.

Feb 2015 - Irish Research Online

Jan 2015 - Using City Directories


Nov 2014 - Michigan Death Records

Oct 2014 - Billion Graves as a Service Project

Oct 2014 - FamilySearch Goes Mobile

Sept 2014 - Finding and Using US Church Records (Guest speaker: Christopher Jones)

June 2014 - California Digital Newspaper Collection

May 2014 - Illinois Regional Archives Depository

Apr 2014 - FamilySearch Partner Products

Mar 2014 - FamilySearch Memories

Mar 2014 - FamilySearch Digital Microfilm - "Browse Collections"

Jan 2014 - New York City Vital Records


Nov 2013 - Scanner Basics

Oct 2013 - England/Wales Research Online

Oct 2013 - Using FamilySearch to Collect, Organize and Share Your Family Store (Open House)

Sept 2013 - Search Strategies: Hunting vs. Fishing