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Research your family history the easy way

A Seymour Family History Day is about to be held.

PATRICIA GAUSNELL June 20, 2014 3:17am

Sarah Gibson, Patricia Gausnell, Bryan Baker (background) and Collene Brown at the Seymour Family History Center.

Seymour Family History Centre of the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints is once again operational and open to the public on Thursdays from 9am to noon and 6.30pm to 8.30pm.

Volunteers are available during to help patrons research their family history.

Three computers with internet and printers have free subscription genealogy websites, such as,, and 19th Century British Newspapers. There is a small fee for printing.

The Family History Centre will hold Seymour Family History Day on Saturday from 10am to 2pm. Six classes will be presented during three one-hour sessions.

Three classes have videos from Rootstech 2014, held in February, with discussion and printed outlines.

Three others will be taught by Patricia Gausnell, who has more than 40 years experience teaching genealogy classes.

A short lunch break with snacks will be provided. Preregister at or phone 0497568075.

These classes will interest genealogists from beginning to advanced: Effective Database Search Tactics: How to Find Anything on the Internet, Getting the Most Out of, 10 Things I Learned About My Family From My Couch, Genealogy Down Under: Free Australian Websites, British Isles Genealogy On The Internet and How to Scan An Elephant: Digitising Your Family History from Artifact to Zombie.

— Patricia Gausnell

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