Genealogy Workshops

The Genealogy Workshops listed below are Previous Genealogy Workshops. ETHS and its programmatic partner Knox County Public Library are currently planning workshops for later in 2022. Updates will be posted here and on social media. In the meantime, Knox County Public Library's online guide Genealogy–Where to Start? is available at: https://www.knoxcountylibrary.org/explore-the-east-tennessee-history-center/genealogy

Previous Genealogy Workshops

  • @ East Tennessee History Center
    December 10, 2016 - 1:00pm to December 11, 2016 - 2:45pm

    Instructor: Eric Head, BA, Knox Co. Archives and/or Dr. George K. Schweitzer, PhD, ScD.

    Students use an individual computer to access records on the War of 1812. Access to service records, bounty land record, battle records, regimental histories, burials, obituaries, descendants of the veterans. Participants should bring names of service...

  • @ East Tennessee Historical Society
    November 19, 2016 - 1:00pm to November 20, 2016 - 2:45pm

    Instructor: Eric Head, BA, Knox Co. Archives and/or Dr. George K. Schweitzer, PhD, ScD.

    Students use individual computers to access over 10 billion records including census and voter lists, birth, marriage and death, military, immigration and emigration, newspapers and periodicals, pictures, stories and histories, directories, court,...

  • @ East Tennessee History Center
    November 5, 2016 - 1:00pm to November 6, 2016 - 3:45pm

    Instructor: Ann Blomquist, MEd.

    Students will learn advanced techniques in genealogical research, with special attention to primary sources.

    Pre-registration is required and begins October 24. Please call (865) 215-8809 to register.  

  • @ East Tennessee History Center
    October 29, 2016 - 1:00pm to October 30, 2016 - 12:45pm

    Instructor: Eric Head, BA, Knox Co. Archives and/or Dr. George K. Schweitzer, PhD, ScD.

    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...

  • @ East Tennessee History Center
    October 8, 2016 - 1:00pm to October 9, 2016 - 2:45pm

    Instructor: Eric Head, BA, Knox Co. Archives and/or Dr. George K. Schweitzer, PhD, ScD.

    Students use individual computers to explore the five major genealogical sites: Ancestry, Family Search, Roots Web, Google, and Genealogy in Time. Participants should bring birth dates and birth places of parents and grandparents.

    Pre-...

  • @ East Tennessee History Center
    September 17, 2016 - 1:00pm to September 18, 2016 - 2:45pm

    Instructor: Eric Head, BA, Knox Co. Archives and/or Dr. George K. Schweitzer, PhD, ScD.

    Students use individual computers to explore Cyndis List. This site is a categorized and cross-referenced index to over 340,000 genealogical resources on the internet. All of the sites may be called up directly from Cyndis List. Participants should...

  • @ East Tennessee History Center
    September 3, 2016 - 1:00pm to September 4, 2016 - 3:45pm

    Instructor: Ann Blomquist, MEd.

    Students will learn advanced techniques in genealogical research, with special attention to primary sources.

    Pre-registration is required and begins August 22. Please call (865) 215-8809 to register.  

  • @ East Tennessee History Center
    August 20, 2016 - 1:00pm to August 21, 2016 - 2:45pm

    Finding your Revolutionary War ancestor, service records, pension records, bounty land records, battle records, regimental histories, burials, obituaries, descendants of the veterans, loyalist records. Participants should bring names of service men.

    Pre-registration is required and begins August 8. Please call (865) 215-8809 to register...

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