Genealogy Workshops

Interested in family history but don't know where to start?  Or simply want to sharpen your skills?  Beginner or seasoned, you will find a class to match your interest and level of experience.  Class size is limited and pre-registration is required for most classes.  Pre-registration begins on the date indicated with each class.  Call 865-215-8809 to register.  Schedule of classes listed below.

Previous Genealogy Workshops

  • March 9, 2013 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Students use individual computers to access over 10 billion records including census & voter lists, birth, marriage, & death, military, immigration & emigration, newspapers & periodicals, pictures, stories & histories, directories, court, land, wills, & family trees. Also reference materials & finding...

  • February 16, 2013 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Students use individual computers to access the billions of records and features of Family Search, the largest free genealogical internet site.  Items to be explored include available records, family trees, catalog of library items, scanned genealogical books, detailed research guides, forms and maps, free online genealogical...

  • February 2, 2013 - 1:00pm to 4:00pm

    How to begin your family search using family, governmental, library, and electronic resources. Instructor: Ann Blomquist, MEd. Limited to 22 participants. Pre-registration required; begins January 22. Call 865-215-8809.

  • January 19, 2013 - 1:00pm to 3:00pm

    Students use an individual computer to explore the four major sites. Limited to 22 participants. Instructor: Eric Head, BA and/or George K. Schweitzer, PhD, ScD. Pre-registration required; begins January 07. Call 865-215-8809.  Bring birth dates and birth places of parents and grandparents.