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The library offers a monthly workshop to help Boy Scouts earn the Genealogy Merit Badge. The workshop is held the second Saturday of each month from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
  
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Presented by Jim Mattson<br>No registration is necessary.<br>
  
The library offers a monthly workshop to help Boy Scouts earn the Genealogy Merit Badge. The workshop is held the second Saturday of each month from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.
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== <br>Saturday, August 9, 2014 / 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM<br>  ==
  
Presented by Jim Mattson<br>No registration is necessary.<br>
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== <br><u>Requirements to be completed before coming to the library:</u> ==
  
== <br>Saturday, August 9, 2014 / 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM<br> ==
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*Contact a family member by telephone, e-mail or letter, and interview them about their life. Ask about events that have occurred and where they happened. Record the information you learn and bring this information to the workshop.  
 
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*Complete a pedigree chart. Click here for a .pdf fill-in pedigree chart. The information can also be handwritten. List yourself and at least two additional generations. Bring this information to the workshop.  
== <br><u>Requirements to be completed before coming to the library:</u> ==
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*Complete two family group sheets, one listing your parents and all of the children in your family, and another listing one of your parents and their siblings in a family group with your grandparents. Click here for a .pdf fill-in family group sheet. The information can also be handwritten. Bring this information to the workshop.  
 
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*Please also bring the name of an ancestor or relative who was alive in 1940.  
*Contact a family member by telephone, e-mail or letter, and interview them about their life. Ask about events that have occurred and where they happened. Record the information you learn and bring this information to the workshop.
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*List 8 to ten important events in your life (time line) and bring the list to the workshop.  
*Complete a pedigree chart. Click here for a .pdf fill-in pedigree chart. The information can also be handwritten. List yourself and at least two additional generations. Bring this information to the workshop.
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*Complete two family group sheets, one listing your parents and all of the children in your family, and another listing one of your parents and their siblings in a family group with your grandparents. Click here for a .pdf fill-in family group sheet. The information can also be handwritten. Bring this information to the workshop.
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*Please also bring the name of an ancestor or relative who was alive in 1940.
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*List 8 to ten important events in your life (time line) and bring the list to the workshop.
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*Using your time line, write a short autobiography of your life and bring it to the workshop.
 
*Using your time line, write a short autobiography of your life and bring it to the workshop.
  
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'''If Scouts complete the items above before coming to the library, and bring their documents with them, they will be able to complete the following requirements at the library, and have authorized personnel certify the completion of their merit badge requirements.'''<br>
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'''If Scouts complete the items above before coming to the library, and bring their documents with them, they will be able to complete the following requirements at the library, and have authorized personnel certify the completion of their merit badge requirements.'''<br>  
  
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*Define the terms "genealogy," "ancestor," and "descendant."
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*Define the terms "genealogy," "ancestor," and "descendant."  
*Name three types of genealogical records and explain how they help you chart your family tree. Obtain one genealogical document that supports your family tree and evalutate this information.
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*Name three types of genealogical records and explain how they help you chart your family tree. Obtain one genealogical document that supports your family tree and evalutate this information.  
*Contact a genealogical repository.
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*Contact a genealogical repository.  
*Explain the effects of computers and the internet on genealogy. Explain how photography and microfilm have influenced genealogy.
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*Explain the effects of computers and the internet on genealogy. Explain how photography and microfilm have influenced genealogy.  
 
*Discuss what you have learned about your family through your genealogical research. <br>
 
*Discuss what you have learned about your family through your genealogical research. <br>
  
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Define the terms "genealogy," "ancestor," and "descendant."<br> Name three types of genealogical records and explain how they help you chart your family tree. Obtain one genealogical document that supports your family tree and evalutate this information.<br> Contact a genealogical repository.<br> Explain the effects of computers and the internet on genealogy. Explain how photography and microfilm have influenced genealogy.<br> Discuss what you have learned about your family through your genealogical research.  
 
Define the terms "genealogy," "ancestor," and "descendant."<br> Name three types of genealogical records and explain how they help you chart your family tree. Obtain one genealogical document that supports your family tree and evalutate this information.<br> Contact a genealogical repository.<br> Explain the effects of computers and the internet on genealogy. Explain how photography and microfilm have influenced genealogy.<br> Discuss what you have learned about your family through your genealogical research.  
  
 
Genealogy Merit Badge Resources
 
Genealogy Merit Badge Resources

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Boy Scout Workshop / Genealogy Merit Badge

The library offers a monthly workshop to help Boy Scouts earn the Genealogy Merit Badge. The workshop is held the second Saturday of each month from 10:00 to 11:30 a.m.

Presented by Jim Mattson
No registration is necessary.


Saturday, August 9, 2014 / 3:00 PM - 4:30 PM


Requirements to be completed before coming to the library:

  • Contact a family member by telephone, e-mail or letter, and interview them about their life. Ask about events that have occurred and where they happened. Record the information you learn and bring this information to the workshop.
  • Complete a pedigree chart. Click here for a .pdf fill-in pedigree chart. The information can also be handwritten. List yourself and at least two additional generations. Bring this information to the workshop.
  • Complete two family group sheets, one listing your parents and all of the children in your family, and another listing one of your parents and their siblings in a family group with your grandparents. Click here for a .pdf fill-in family group sheet. The information can also be handwritten. Bring this information to the workshop.
  • Please also bring the name of an ancestor or relative who was alive in 1940.
  • List 8 to ten important events in your life (time line) and bring the list to the workshop.
  • Using your time line, write a short autobiography of your life and bring it to the workshop.


If Scouts complete the items above before coming to the library, and bring their documents with them, they will be able to complete the following requirements at the library, and have authorized personnel certify the completion of their merit badge requirements.


Requirements to be completed at the library:

  • Define the terms "genealogy," "ancestor," and "descendant."
  • Name three types of genealogical records and explain how they help you chart your family tree. Obtain one genealogical document that supports your family tree and evalutate this information.
  • Contact a genealogical repository.
  • Explain the effects of computers and the internet on genealogy. Explain how photography and microfilm have influenced genealogy.
  • Discuss what you have learned about your family through your genealogical research.


Genealogy Merit Badge Resources








Define the terms "genealogy," "ancestor," and "descendant."
Name three types of genealogical records and explain how they help you chart your family tree. Obtain one genealogical document that supports your family tree and evalutate this information.
Contact a genealogical repository.
Explain the effects of computers and the internet on genealogy. Explain how photography and microfilm have influenced genealogy.
Discuss what you have learned about your family through your genealogical research.

Genealogy Merit Badge Resources