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					St. Louis Genealogical Society
Classes for Fall 2009
All classes will be held at the St. Louis Genealogical Society Office Suite 140, #4 Sunnen Business Park, Maplewood, Missouri (unless otherwise noted)

Beginning Genealogy Instructor: Sandy Recker Dates: 27 September and 4 October 2009 Day: Sunday Time: 1:00 to 3:00 p.m. Sessions: 2 Class Info.: This four-hour, two-session class will cover how to get started, use basic records, cite sources, and discover what is in repositories and on the Internet. Class limit: 20 students Cost: free for StLGS members; $60 for non-members Italian Roots––From the “Hill” to the “Boot” Instructor: Ann Barberis Wittenberg Dates: 8 October 2009 Day: Thursday Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sessions: 1 Class Info.: Wondering how to get your family from the “Hill” to the “Boot”? Ann will cover the basics in doing St. Louis’s Italian genealogy. Class limit: 20 students Cost: $20 for StLGS members; $30 for non-members Resources for Finding Your German Ancestor Instructor: Kathleen Wurth Date: 16 October 2009 Day: Friday Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sessions: 1 Class Info.: Learn what resources are available to find your German ancestor by using books, church records, Family Search, and other Internet sites. Class limit: 12 students Cost: $20 for StLGS members; $30 for non-members Making the Most of Your Cemetery Visit Instructor: Carole Goggin Date: 31 October 2009 Day: Saturday Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sessions: 1 Class Info.: Learn how to make the most of your cemetery visit. How do I locate an abandoned cemetery? Can headstones really talk? This session will answer these and many other questions. Class limit: 25 students Cost: $20 for StLGS members; $30 for non-members Census Research Instructor: Larry Franke Date: 21 November 2009 Day: Saturday Time: 1:00 p.m. to 3:00 p.m. Sessions: 1 Class Info.: This class will examine the types of information found on the population schedules of the 1790–1930 U. S. federal censuses with time to try your hand at Ancestry.com. Class limit: 9 students Cost: $20 for StLGS members; $30 for non-members Soldier’s Story: Writing a Soldier Biography or Regimental History Instructor: Tom Pearson Date: 2 December 2009 Day: Wednesday Time: 10:00 a.m. to Noon Sessions: 1 Class Info.: Tom will demonstrate how to write a detailed biographical sketch of a soldier ancestor or a booklength history of a regiment or other military unit. Book, microfilm, manuscript, and Internet sources will be covered with an emphasis on Civil War materials. Class limit: 20 students Cost: $20 for StLGS members; $30 for non-members Private Problem Solving Sessions Advisors: Ann Fleming, CG, CGL, FNGS, & Pat Stamm, CG, CGL Date and Time: Appointments are scheduled by mutual agreement as needed for days and times. Info.: Can’t get through your brick wall? Make an appointment for a 30-minute consultation with a professional genealogist. Cost: $25 for StLGS members for ½ hour session; $50 for non-members for ½ hour session. Please use the registration form to sign up for these classes or register online at <www.stlgs.org>.

St. Louis Genealogical Society
Registration for Fall 2009 Classes
Please use a separate form for each person and print all information. Name: _____________________________________________________________ Address: ___________________________________________________________ Phone Number: ___________________________________ E-Mail Address: ______________________________________________________ Class Beginning Genealogy (27 September and 4 October 2009) Italian Roots––From the “Hill” to the “Boot” (8 October 2009) Resources for Finding Your German Ancestor (16 October 2009) Making the Most of Your Cemetery Visit (31 October 2009) Census Research (21 November 2009) Soldier’s Story: Writing a Soldier Biography or Regimental History.( 2 December 2009) Problem Solving Sessions (Please contact the office to set a date and time.) Total Please DO NOT send cash. Form of Payment (Check One) Check Visa MasterCard Expiration Date: __________________ Member Fee $0.00 $20.00 $20.00 $20.00 $20.00 $20.00 $25.00 Non-Member Fee $60.00 $30.00 $30.00 $30.00 $30.00 $30.00 $50.00

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Make checks payable and mail to: St. Louis Genealogical Society, #4 Sunnen Drive, Suite 140, St. Louis, MO 63143-3814
www.stlgs.org 314-647-8547 office@stlgs.org


				
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