Genealogy 101 for 2022-2023

May 13, 2023 10:00 am - 12:00 pm zoom
Presented by Carol Darrow

Now is a great time to start a genealogy journey. There are many online options for researching your family history. Edition is available for FREE onsite at any metro branch library. offers free access to records from your home computer. FindaGrave is always free to search for cemetery burials. Join Professional Genealogist Carol Cooke Darrow as she guides you to search techniques that will allow you to discover your roots.

“Listening to Carol’s presentations and her advice allowed me to successfully conduct the initial research of the family trees of both my father and mother. Her guidance and encouragement helped me write a book about my mother’s genealogy–much of which had been lost with the family’s emigration to the U.S.” — Sandra Gill, Thornton

This is an introductory course to acquaint you with the many types of records that were created by your family.

  • Introduction to the census (1790-1950)
  • Information about birth, marriage and death records
  • Pedigree Charts and Family Group Sheets
  • Other Major Record Groups
A short video of Carol explaining her beginning class for 50 Plus News