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Kitsap County Family History Expo scheduled

The first annual Family History Expo in Kitsap County will be held from 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. April 20 at the LDS Church in Poulsbo, 2138 NE Mesford Ave.

Following registration and light refreshments, a welcome to the Expo will occur at 9 a.m., with classes starting soon after. The event is free.

Susan Karren, Archives Director from the National Archives in Seattle and Jennifer Lundberg from DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution) will join eight other presenters from around the area who are experts and fellow genealogical researchers. During three sessions, attendees may choose one of five class offerings each hour.

Offerings include: Connecting Generations, Using Technology to Record Your Past and Present for the Future; Exploring FamilySearch.org; Lessons from the 1940 Census; Let’s Get Started; Using City Directories to Further Your Family History Research; FamilySearch Indexing; Navigating the ‘Net; Today’s DAR; Exploring the Waters of Online Books; Introduction to Swedish & Norwegian Genealogy; Introduction to Family Tree; and So You Have a Name, but Where’s the Proof?

Exhibitors include: Bainbridge Island Genealogical Society; Daughters of the American Revolution, Elizabeth Ellington Chapter; Puget Sound Genealogical Society; National Archives at Seattle; New England Historic Genealogical Society; Federation of Genealogical Societies; and others.

Register online at www.kitsapgenexpo.org/register.html, or at the door on April 20. For more information, email info@kitsapgenexpo.org or call organizer Joleen Aitchison at 816-632-0181.

 

 

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