The opportunity to learn how to research your family’s history or advance your skill in preserving those records will be presented at the next Genealogy Jamboree Saturday, March 12. Classes will start at 9 a.m. and go until 1 p.m. followed by a free lunch. A nursery for children under 12 years will be provided.
The Genealogy Jamboree is sponsored by the Mesquite Nevada Stake of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints and will be held at the LDS Stake Center located at 100 North Arrowhead.
A variety of classes will be offered for various skill levels and interests. Beginners can start their first search here or veteran genealogists can learn about new technologies that are becoming available to help them. You can learn about methods to use Google searches, helps to understand the history and conditions of your ancestor’s towns and countries, enhancing records with photographs, and help to plan virtual family reunions. You can play detective when you learn the 5 steps in identifying photographs that have you stumped or find how records from Great Britain
can yield more information when you learn what to look for.
There are classes for everyone including youth who are interested in genealogy. The event is free and open to all of the public.
More information can be found at www.genealogyjamboreenv.com.