Guest Speaker: Debra Hoffman
AUDIENCE LEVEL: Beginner.
Learn the resources for researching your Civil War soldier. Two case studies — one Union and one Confederate — will illustrate the information that can be found.
Debra A. Hoffman has been researching her family history for the past thirty-five years. She has completed the National Genealogical Society s American Genealogy Home Study Course and completed Brigham Young University s Certificate in Family History. Additionally, she has completed Courses 3 (Research in the South, Part I), 4 (Advanced Methodology and Evidence Analysis) and 5 (Writing and Publishing for Genealogists) at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (IGHR) held at Samford University. She also completed Course 3 (Advanced German Research) at the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy. She is a member of numerous genealogical societies as well as the William Winchester Chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution. (Source: http://www.apgen.org)
There is a small admission fee and there is LIMITED SEATING. Each lecture is less than an hour with a 15 minute break between lectures. Complete information about the time, topics and cost may be found at the following link: BCGS GENEALOGY SEMINAR on APRIL 19.
The Baltimore County Genealogical Society was founded in 1977 to help educate members in tracing their family ancestry, to collect and publish material related to genealogy, and to encourage the open exchange of genealogical ideas and experiences.
We collect and maintain substantial materials for Baltimore city, the counties of Maryland, U.S. states and more. Our Library has computers connected to the Internet, Wi-Fi and is open at least 4 days per month. General meetings are held in our Library on the fourth Sunday of the months of September through June (except December), at our headquarters:
The Parkville Senior Center
Room 308, 3rd Floor (Elevator Available)
8601 Harford Road
Parkville, Maryland 21234
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