Howard County (Maryland) Genealogical Society
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Monday, August 15 through Sunday, September 11
Find Your Italian Ancestors
Online
 
Familytree University 4-week Course
Online Course
 
This four-week course, taught by Melanie Holtz, is for you if you are one of the 17 million Americans that can claim Italian ancestry and want to get to the roots of that Italian ancestry.  The course will explore how to conduct research and find records in North America, Italy, and on the best websites for Italian genealogy.
Take the course at your own pace.  At the end of the 4 weeks, you will continue to have read-only access to the course for an additional year.
Cost is $99.99.
Register at:  HERE



Thursday, September 8 through Thursday, September 29
Genealogy: Why the Y-Chromosome?
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Online - Howard Community College
 
Although the Y-chromosome is present only in men, it is extremely valuable to family research. Discuss how to apply Y-DNA results to reveal deep roots and the geographic origins of the patrilinear line. Students are encouraged to have their own or a male relative’s Y-DNA test results prior to the start of class. Instructor: Andrew Hochreiter. (A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within one week of the course start date.)
Tuition: $99** (includes $40 in fees*)
Thu Sep 08-Sep 29 7PM-9PM Online XE-142 6188 #6450
For more information and to register, click HERE



Monday, October 10 through Monday, November 7
Genealogy on the Internet
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Online - Howard Community College
 
Vast amounts of genealogical data available on the Internet are both “treasures” and “tribulations” for those searching family ancestry. Learn about the major providers of genealogical content, how to discern the difference between “good” and “questionable” data, and enhance your family tree searching skills. Explore a variety of sites to find valuable hereditary information. Instructors Tom McCarriar and Jon Smith. (A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within one week of the course start date.)
Tuition: $115** (includes $40 in fees*)
Mon Oct 10-Nov 07 7PM-9PM Online XE-505 6237 #8111
For more information and to register, click HERE



Monday, November 14 through Monday, December 5
Genealogy: Making Sense of Your DNA Matches
7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Online - Howard Community College
 
How can you wade through thousands of DNA matches, and use results to identify relatives and common ancestors? Learn practical methods to organize, analyze, and use the information provided by your DNA matches to discover new relationships and family connections. Several techniques, including shared matches, relationship verification, genetic network development, and DNA segment analysis will be discussed. Students should have their autosomal DNA test results from one of the major DNA testing companies prior to the class start date. Instructor: Tom McCarriar. (A Zoom link will be emailed to registrants within one week of the course start date.)
Tuition: $99** (includes $40 in fees*)
Mon Nov 14-Dec 05 7PM-9PM Online XE-207 6231 #8101
For more information and to register, click HERE