Virtual Genealogy Basics (RSVP Required)

Virtually via Zoom from the comfort of your own home!, Cheyenne, WY

Have you ever wanted to research your family history? This basic class will give you all the information you need to get started. Our discussion will include books and other resources available at Laramie County Library System, the basics of genealogy record keeping, and how to search using Ancestry Library Edition, the free in-library version of Ancestry.com.  RSVP for the ...

Virtual Genealogy Beyond the Basics (RSVP Required)

Virtually via Zoom from the comfort of your own home!, Cheyenne, WY

This class will take you beyond the basics of genealogy research and into some forgotten resources that can tell you about your ancestors. We will discuss how to research your family history in free resources on the Internet, including FamilySearch.org, FindAGrave.com, and more. RSVP for the event above to receive an email with the Zoom link. (Adults; Sunflower Room)

Genetic Genealogy (RSVP Required for Virtual Option)

Sunflower Room 2200 Pioneer Ave - 3rd Floor, Cheyenne, WY

Have you taken a DNA genealogy test and want to go beyond your ethnicity estimates? Or are you considering taking a DNA test and would like to know if they can help you move beyond your genealogy brick walls? In this class, we will explore the basics of genetic genealogy and show you how to begin using your family tree ...

Genealogy Beyond the Basics

Sunflower Room 2200 Pioneer Ave - 3rd Floor, Cheyenne, WY

This class will take you beyond the very basics of genealogy research and into some forgotten resources that can tell you about your ancestors. We will discuss how to research your ancestors in church, land, immigration, and military records, as well as newspapers and wills, using both Internet and print resources. (Adults; Sunflower Room)

Genealogy: Searching the Newly-Released 1950 Census

Sunflower Room 2200 Pioneer Ave - 3rd Floor, Cheyenne, WY

The eagerly-awaited 1950 U.S. Federal Census has just been released and is available for family history researchers to find their families! We’ll show you why this is exciting for genealogists by doing a few demonstration searches in the 1950 census on Ancestry Library Edition and other genealogy databases. (Adults; Sunflower Room)

Scandinavian Genealogy: Finding Your Nordic Immigrant Ancestors

Sunflower Room 2200 Pioneer Ave - 3rd Floor, Cheyenne, WY

This workshop will help you start your search for your Nordic ancestors who immigrated to the United States. We will focus on your ancestors from Denmark, Norway, and Sweden, but will also touch on Finland, Iceland, Greenland, and the Faroe Islands. We will show research strategies using genealogy databases, DNA matches, and print resources. (Adults; Sunflower Room)

Genealogy Basics

Sunflower Room 2200 Pioneer Ave - 3rd Floor, Cheyenne, WY

Learn how to get started finding your family in the U.S. Federal Census and vital records using internet genealogy databases such as Ancestry Library and print resources in our Special Collections. (Adults; Sunflower Room)

Genealogy Beyond the Basics

Sunflower Room 2200 Pioneer Ave - 3rd Floor, Cheyenne, WY

This class will take you beyond the very basics of genealogy research and into some forgotten resources that can tell you about your ancestors. We will discuss how to research your ancestors in newspapers and wills along with church, land, immigration, and military records using both Internet and print resources. (Adults; Sunflower Room)

Jewish Genealogy

Sunflower Room 2200 Pioneer Ave - 3rd Floor, Cheyenne, WY

As part of the library’s programming for Americans and the Holocaust, a traveling exhibition for libraries, this class will give you a start in researching your Jewish ancestors in records found in the United States, Europe, and Israel. We will cover resources such as Ancestry.com, FamilySearch.org, and JewishGen.org. We will also explore information located in libraries, archives, and vital record ...