Terryville Public Library hosts the next installment of the Genealogy 101 program. Find out how to locate family-history information online and through non-digital sources without spending a fortune. In addition to using the big-name websites, see how to search for clues about ancestors by checking Linkpendium, the Ancestor Hunt, state and local genealogy societies and asking local historians, archives, and libraries. Learn tips for deciding when it pays to pay for a document, based on what’s missing from your family tree, what your family already has in hand and how unique that document really is.
Marian Burk Wood is an experienced genealogy speaker and the author of the Amazon best-selling genealogy book, Planning a Future for Your Family’s Past. She earned a MBA from Long Island University in New York and a BA from the City University of New York. Marian held executive positions in banking and the nonprofit sector before becoming a college textbook author. She has been tracing her family tree for more than 20 years and blogs about genealogy at https://ClimbingMyFamilyTree.