Four-part genealogy series being offered to area residents

MORTON TWP. — A special series on how area residents can best utilize computers in their genealogy exploration will begin next month.

The four-part “Computers for Genealogy” series will begin at 10 a.m. on Thursday, Feb. 1, at the Morton Township Library in Mecosta. The series will continue on Feb. 15, March 1 and March 15.

Overseeing the series will be MaryAnn Stickler, who has years of experience leading computer workshops. She will offer participants suggestions for organizing data, finding data and photos and using online genealogy resources.

The series, which is sponsored by the Remus Area Historical Society, is limited to 10 participants. There is a $20 fee to participate.

Participants are encouraged to bring their own laptop or iPad, though some computers will be available for use.

To reserve a seat in the four-part series, email maryannstickler@hotmail.com by Sunday, Jan. 21.

The Morton Township Library also will host a free genealogy group work session from 10 a.m. to noon on Friday, Jan. 19. No registration is required.

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Posted by Brandon Fountain

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