Dr. Martha Everman Jones is an award-winning educator who has been leading genealogy classes and workshops for over 20 years. For 19 years she has written “Relatively Speaking”, a weekly genealogy column for The Victoria Advocate. She will lead three genealogy workshops during Texas History Days.
“Help! I Am Researching Joneses!” Participants will learn how to research common surnames and keep from tripping into incorrect ancestral lines. Accurate and efficient record keeping and searching techniques and will be presented.
“Best Research Techniques for Overcoming Brick Walls” Nothing is a frustrating as genealogy “brick walls.” Learn how to not only confront them, but how to work around, over, or through them in your research. It can be done.
“Who, What, Where and How Do I Qualify for a Lineage Society?” Are you eligible for one or more of the better- known patriotic societies or fraternities? Learn how to obtain application papers and begin compiling documentation for acceptance and membership.
The fee is $10 per class. Each work shop is around 1.5 hours.