Juniata Historical Society - Genealogy 101 - Beginner's Genealogy - Saturday, February 25, 2012 - 9 AM - 3 PM

Feb 16, 2012


Saturday, February 25, 2012   9 am - 3pm

Genealogy 101 – Beginner’s Genealogy by Donna Zinn

A beginners Genealogy Workshop will be held in the Archives Room of the Historical Society, located in the lower level of the Library.  Morning hours [9 am – noon] will focus on  beginning research using the resources in the Archives Room which include: family/surname files, published family genealogies, census and tax records, cemetery, obituary and marriage records, Civil War Veterans files, and estate records.  Afternoon hours, 1 – 3 pm will be devoted to research; volunteers will be available to assist participants.  Participants are responsible for their own lunch, from noon – 1 p.m. A list of local restaurants and directions will be provided if necessary.  Cost of workshop is $10 for non members and $5 for JCHS members.  Non-member participants will have the option of converting their workshop fee into an Individual Membership for an additional $10 or will be given a voucher for a free day of research in the Archives Room worth $5.  Registration and payment is required by Feb.22nd. Class size is limited to 16.  The snow date for the class will be March 31, 2012.  Checks will be held, and if a person is unable to attend on the snow date, it will be returned to them.

Donna Heller Zinn, has been a family researcher for more than 20 years, she is a board member of the Perry Historians, a member of their research committee, editor of their newsletter and organizes their speaker’s program “Perry Historians Special Presentations”.        


For more information visit the Juniata Historical Society Website or phone 717-436-5152