Find Your Roots at the Library
Presented by local expert Bryna O’Sullivan
Monday, March 15 at 6:30 pm: Genealogy Basics: FamilySearchThe website FamilySearch is the perfect place to get started searching on a limited budget. Join us for an introduction to this free site, which includes access to records, how to guides, classes, and more.
Monday, March 29 at 6:30 pm: Trace Your Connecticut Revolutionary RootsThis virtual program will introduce you to the major sources that help trace your ancestors’ “service” during the War, from pension files to town meeting records. Whether you want to join DAR or SAR or simply learn more about your ancestors’ activities, this program will give you the resources needed to tell their stories.
Monday April 12 at 6:30 pm: House History Part 1: Accessing Land RecordsThis two part series will help you get started discovering the history of your home. In part I, we’ll learn how to navigate Connecticut’s land records so that you can determine who once owned your property.
Monday April 26 at 6:30 pm: House History Part 2: Who’s Lived in Your HouseThis two part series will help you get started. In part II, we’ll cover some of the many resources available to learn more about the past of your home and its occupants. From maps to the census to local photo collections, you’ll be able to put together the stories of your home’s “past lives.”
This series will be presented via Zoom and is brought to you by a partnership between the Wethersfield Library, Cora J. Beldon Library, Lucy Robbins Wells Library, and the Berlin-Peck Library. Please contact your library to register. Wethersfield Library patrons can register by email: email@example.com.