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Love a good mystery? Want to learn how to find your family roots? Let me show you how

Love a good mystery? Want to learn how to find your family roots? Let me show you how

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  • Begin with people you know bestStart with yourselfAdd your parents, siblingsEnter dates that you knowBirth, death, marriage, divorceOther: wedding, baptism, immigrationGet to know your familyAdd your children, your spouse (s)Add grandparents, adding other family members
  • Family membersFamily bible, birth records, death noticesGenealogy Society/GroupsOntario Genealogy Society, Lambton BranchNewspapers, periodicals, historical archives, microfiche Census records, death noticesLibraries, Town Hall archives, Museums
  • Who are my ancestors? How do I find out who they are? This course is designed for beginners. Learn how to organize and store the information you collect and about preservation of documents, photos, etc. You will also learn research techniques and tools, including where to look on the internet.


  • 1.
  • 2. Table of Contents
    • Love a good mystery
    • 3. Photos in the attic
    • 4. Why get involved with Ancestry
    • 5. My reasons why
    • 6. Where to begin
    • 7. On your mark
    • 8. Resources
    • 9. Extra Information
  • Do you love a good mystery?
    Do you like
    Cold Case,
    Criminal Minds?
  • 10. Welcome to My World!
  • 11. Always wonderedWho they were
  • 12.
  • 13. Why this is so addicting
    Insatiable curiosity of the your past
    To feel connected
    Fun, exciting, sense of accomplishment
    “OH, for the Love of” researching
    Plain and simple;
    just because!
  • 14. Let the addiction begin!! ….
    Choose the program you want to use
    Ancestry.ca and MyHeritage.com
    Create a log-in and password
    Follow set-up instructions
    Create and name your tree
    Thornton-Chittick Family Tree
    Enter the data into the dialog boxes
    Use the data you have, even incomplete
  • 15. On your mark, get ready, get set …
  • 16. Resources
    Family members
    Family bible, birth records, death notices
    Genealogy Society/Groups
    Ontario Genealogy Society, Lambton Branch
    Newspapers, periodicals, historical archives, microfiche
    Census records, death notices
    Libraries, Town Hall archives, Museums
  • 17. Discovering Your Ancestry
    • PTST Part-Time Studies, 
    • 18. HLSA 0240
    • 19. In-Class, 6 sessions,
    • 20. 6:30pm - 9:30pm,
    • 21. Fee: $129.77
    • 22. Instructor: Dan Oatman
  • Websites
    Ancestry.com, Ancestry.ca, Ancestry.uk
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission
    Library and Archives Canada
    Bible Records Online
    Dead Fred.com
  • 23. Summery
    Love a good mystery
    Photos in the attic
    Why get involved with Ancestry
    My reasons why
    Where to begin
    On your mark