Genealogy 201


Two Sessions: Mondays, November 11, 18; 10-11:30 AM

Location:  Iowa Genealogical Society, 628 E. Grand Ave., Des Moines

Cost: $18

Class Limit: 25


This course is designed for those with some experience in genealogical research plus those who want to take a deeper dive into free websites such as and HeritageQuest Online to find additional connections. There is no prerequisite for the class, but we will go more in-depth than in Genealogy 101 into the value of censuses and vital records, as well as land and probate records. You will be given homework—a few searches to do on your own. The second week we will see how you did, answer any questions that arose and then do some hands-on work. Attendees can bring laptops or tablets to use.


Instructor Teresa Liewer became a volunteer instructor for the Iowa Genealogical Society (IGS) after beginning her family genealogical research about 40 years ago, before the internet was available. She teaches beginning and advanced classes in genealogy and works with some of the IGS interest groups such as the Welsh, Irish and Scottish.




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