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Spring 2020 Family Research Series At The B&O Station

Spring 2020 Family Research series at the B&O Station

Classes for people wanting to discover family history are offered March through June 2020. Learn how to research from a geneaologist and a family historian.

Read more here about free series offered by MPI.

Tracing your Family Tree – at the Historic Silver Spring B&O RR station

This education series, hosted by Montgomery Preservation, is for the budding Genealogist in us all! Baking your Grandma’s treasured cookie recipe? Trying to figure out how “Aunt Gladys” fits into the family tree? Each class is free and offered in succession March – June 2020.

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March 7, 1:00 – 3:00pm – “How to Get Started in Researching Your Family” — Lorraine Dutcher Minor

April 4, 2:00 – 3:30pm – Using your family’s “oral history” with genealogical methods to work out your family tree – Julianne Mangin

May 2, 1:00 – 2:00 pm – “Beginning Census Research: An Introduction to the U.S. Census Records & Indexing System” – Lorraine Dutcher Minor

June 6, 1:00 – 2:00 pm – “Should you take a DNA test to discover your ethnic origin?” – Lorraine Dutcher Minor

Lorraine Minor is a past president of the Genealogy Club of the Montgomery County Historical Society and has served as chair of the Education Committee.

Julianne Mangin is a writer, researcher, family historian, and a former Librarian and website designer at the Library of Congress. You can read about her family research at


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