The Dakota County Historical Society will host a virtual genealogy presentation called “Genealogy 101" by Mica Anders on Thursday, March 23 at 7 p.m. Admission to the program is $10 per person, or $5 for members of the Dakota County Historical Society. To register, please visit the Dakota County Historical Society.
The presentation will be a hybrid presentation, with an in-person or virtual option. The in-person option will be held in the flexible meeting room at the Lawshe Museum. The virtual option will be held via Zoom and registration is required to receive the meeting link.
Professional genealogist Anders will present “Genealogy 101." Attendees will learn the skills and records used in basic genealogy. The presentation will cover topics such as how to get started researching your family tree, what is a pedigree chart and how to fill it out, the basics on how to organize your research and records, where and how to access different types of records, such as the census, birth, marriage and death records.
Anders is owner of Anders Genealogical Services and is a professional lecturer and oral historian with more than 15 years of experience. Her special interests include African American genealogy and families from Minnesota, Nebraska, and Missouri. She holds a master's degree in art and enjoys combining her two passions – genealogy and art. Anders is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists.