WVGS offers a variety of classes from beginner to advanced to help you with your family history. Topics vary from year to year, but include genealogy research methods, record types, online resources, genealogy computer programs, technology aids, genetic genealogy, preserving memories and photos, and more.
Classes are usually held in the WVGS Library but some may be conducted virtually
Below is a table listing classes we currently plan to hold. As we have updates to the class plans, this table will be updated so that you can see what we plan to offer.
If you would like to attend a class that is not listed, you may suggest it to us by completing an email to
Although online registration is preferred, you may also register with cash or check at WVGS monthly meetings or the WVGS Library. Classes are held in-person at the WVGS Library unless otherwise noted.
Check eNews, Tidbits, Facebook or the WVGS website regularly as classes are added throughout the year and some may be cancelled or rescheduled.
For further information, send e-mail to email@example.com
To see the classes currently available for registration, go to Available Classes. Classes usually open for registration two to three months before the scheduled date.
September 2023 – March 2024
|Friday||09/15/2023||1:00 – 3:30 p.m.||Novice Genealogy||Barbara Stenberg|
|Saturday||09/16/2023||1:00 – 3:00 p.m.||Investigative Genetic Genealogy||Bonnie Bossert|
|Monday||09/18/2023||10:00 – 11:30 a.m.||WVGS Computer & Website Tutorial||Lou McLean|
|Monday||10/16/2023||10:00 – 11:30 a.m.||WVGS Computer & Website Tutorial||Lou McLean|
|Friday||10/20/2023||1:00 – 3:30 p.m.||Novice Genealogy||Barbara Stenberg|
|Tuesday||10/24/2023||10:00 – 12:00 p.m.||Digging Deeper into Vital Records||Barbara Shroyer|
|Saturday||11/04/2023||1:00 – 3:00 p.m.||Finding Your Patriot||DAR and SAR Representatives|
|Tuesday||11/07/2023||10:00 – 12:00 p.m.||Researching in a New Geographic Area||Adrienne Haupt|
|Saturday||11/11/2023||12:30 – 3:30 p.m.||Building & Managing Your Family Tree on Ancestry||Connie Sheets|
|Friday||11/17/2023||1:00 – 3:30 p.m.||Novice Genealogy||Barbara Stenberg|
|Monday||11/20/2023||10:00 – 11:30 a.m.||WVGS Computer & Website Tutorial||Lou McLean|
|Friday||12/08/2023||12:30 – 3:30 p.m.||Getting the Most from Ancestry.com||Connie Sheets|
|Friday||12/15/2023||12:30 – 3:30 p.m.||MYX and Match DNA||Bonnie Bossert|
|Monday||12/18/2023||10:00 – 11:30 a.m.||WVGS Computer & Website Tutorial||Lou McLean|
|Tuesday||01/09/2024||1:00 – 3:00 p.m.||Finding Your Patriot||DAR and SAR Representatives|
|Monday||01/15/2024||10:00 – 12:00 a.m.||WVGS Computer & Website Tutorial||Lou McLean|
|Thursday||01/18/2024||10:00 – 11:30 p.m.||Research in Salt Lake City||Adrienne Haupt|
|Friday||01/19/2024||1:00 – 3:30 p.m.||Novice Genealogy||Barbara Stenberg|
|Saturday||01/20/2024||9:30 – 12:30 p.m.||Analyzing and Citing Sources||Connie Sheets|
|Monday||01/29/2024||12:00 – 4:00 p.m.||DNA Kindergarten||Bonnie Bossert|
|Friday||02/02/2024||1:00 – 3:00 p.m.||Finding Your Patriot||DAR and SAR Representatives|
|Friday||02/16/2024||1:00 – 3:30 p.m.||Novice Genealogy||Barbara Stenberg|
|Friday||02/23/2024||1:00 – 3:00 p.m.||Artificial Intelligence for Genealogy||Bonnie Bossert|
|Tuesday||02/27/2024||10:00 – 12:00 p.m.||Using Ancestry DNA Tools||Barbara Shroyer|
|Tuesday||03/05/2024||10:00 – 12:00 p.m.||Researching in a New Geographic Area||Adrienne Haupt|
|Friday||03/15/2024||1:00 – 3:30 p.m.||Novice Genealogy||Barbara Stenberg|