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Generations is an electronic newsletter published monthly by staff of the FHC. To subscribe, please send an email to info@wdcfhc.org

Oct. 18, 2014     9:30-10:30 a.m.

Obituaries: A Treasure Trove for Genealogists
Presenter: Adrian Gravelle
This presentation will include a short history of obituaries, a discussion of their reliability in genealogical research, the importance of obituaries in genealogical research, internet tools and techniques for finding obituaries on the internet, some pitfalls in relying on obituaries, understanding the wording in obituaries, and examples of good, bad, humorous and not-so-humorous obituaries.

Nov. 15, 2014     9:30-10:30 a.m.

Researching Norwegian Ancestors
Presenter: Linda Balderson
Jump start your research into Norwegian ancestry by learning the basics of how and where to begin; which websites and repositories are most helpful; and online resources for collaboration.

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