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Genealogy society offers free genealogy software training

Thursday, July 5, 2012

The Wabash Valley Genealogy Society is offering a free course for beginning user of the Legacy Family Tree Computer application.

The course will meet on Aug. 7, 14, 21 and 28.

All class sessions will be held from 6:30 to 8:30 p.m. in Computer Lab No. 2 Classroom of the Vigo County Public Library in Terre Haute, Ind.

Legacy is one of only two genealogy programs endorsed by the Latter Day Saints and considered by some as the most outstanding genealogy computer application available at any cost.

The standard version of Legacy will be used throughout the course and is free to participants with no updating costs or added expenses.

Pre-Registration is required and is limited to the first 12 applicants submitting (required) name, home phone, e-mail address, and home address.

Participants will be expected to compete all four meetings with 2-4 hours homework before each meeting, some requiring internet connections.

The instructors are Joy McPheeters, member of the Wabash Valley Genealogy Society and Loran Braught, founder of the Wabash Valley Genealogy Society, and Life Member of the Indiana Genealogical Society.

Please submit your registration to sjmcpheeters@hotmail.com or by calling Joy McPheeters at (615) 480-4946.

Upon registration, applicants will receive added details and the first homework assignment to be completed before August 7.

Topics to be covered include:

* Legacy for Beginners,

* Mastering Legacy: Names, Dates and Places,

* Your 12-step Checklist to Using Legacy,

* Legacy's Ultimate Guide to Sources, and

* Researching with Legacy: Events and Chronologies.

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