Baton Rouge Family History Conference

Classes - Intermediate

Acadian Ancestor Research


Looking for Boudreaux and Thibodeaux?  From France to Nova Scotia to Louisiana, gain insights on finding your Cajun ancestors by registering for this class.

Family Search :  Turn Over a New Leaf Using Hints - Session 2  (B & I)



Should you take the hint?  Sometimes these hints are not about the right person.  Answers can be found in this class.

African American Research

Learning how to get started in finding your African American heritage.  Records are available in the census and beyond. Using the Card Catalog- Session 3


Search tips for using the Card Catalog in your research.

Genetic Networks


It’s in your DNA. This class will discuss what to expect from the leading DNA companies regarding ethnicity estimates and identifying new relatives. ​​Working with shared match tools.

Family Search:  Your Forever Family Tree - Session 4


Tips to preserve your tree forever!

Genealogy Tools of the Future

The best new tools and apps for researching, recording, and sharing family history.  


Indexing Historical Records


Teaches you how to transcribe records that are not digitized yet to help you and others find these records in the future.  Good fun for the entire family.

Family History Consultant Lab - Sessions 1 - 4

Have a Question?  Need help?  Having problems understanding how to do something?  Let trained consultants give you one on one help with your research.

Family History is For All Ages


For teens and young adults.  Share your family's legacy and create gifts of glad genealogy tidings with these"do it yourself" projects.  The young at heart will also enjoy this class!

Family Search & Partners


Getting the most out of your research by using all sources.

Family Search:  Keep Your Ancestors Alive


Add those pictures and stories of your ancestors to your family history program. Keep them alive. Draw strength from their lives into your own and pass on these memories to your children. Your ancestors did great things and so can you!

Just Pin It! - Using Social Media to Help With Your Research


Teens and young adults understand the lingo, Just Pin It or Facebook it or whatever!  Social media is the fastest growing part of genealogy now.  But don't be intimidated, the not so young can learn the lingo!

Maiden Names of Women


Mary who?  Ways to research those elusive maiden names can be found in this class.

Organizing Your Research - Sessions 1 & 4 (B, I, A)

Do I need hard copies of all of my work?  Do I keep it on the online sites only?  What about the Cloud?  Is that a good place to keep it?  Find out what works best for you in this class.

Social Media-Love It, Hate It, or Both (B, I, A)


Love It or Hate It:  Social Media has become an important part of Genealogical Research. Come see how to make it part of yours.

B = Beginner                         I = Intermediate                         A = Advanced