Introduction to Census Research is geared towards those interested in preparing to research and document their family’s ancestral heritage.
This course will offer general research strategies to find your ancestors in the US Census Records including the 1950 census; General FACTS about the Census, Non-population Schedules, and state censuses, FREE websites of interest, and a Case Study demonstrating how to investigate hard-to-find ancestors.
10 AM – NOON PST
Instructor: Denise Beeson
Denise Beeson is a graduate of Whittier College, with a BA in Communications, and from
San Francisco State University, with an MA in Speech Communications. She has been interested in genealogy for over 20 years, with her interest initially awakened by researching her family’s medical history. She has taught genealogy for over 5 years at various locations, including the Family History Center in Santa Rosa, CA, Santa Rosa Jr. College, the Lifelong Learning Center at Pebble Creek, AZ, and Estrella Mountain Community College in Goodyear, AZ. She is a frequent guest speaker at various venues. She is a member in good standing of the Santa Rosa Genealogy Society, The PebbleCreek Genealogy Club, and the Arizona Genealogical Advisory Board.