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Organising your research - the digital way

November 9 @ 9:00 AM - 11:30 AM

By taking a fresh look at you work with digital records, you have an opportunity to improve efficiency.

Researching your European ancestors can be challenging, especially if you o not speak the language. Denmark, Norway, Sweden, Finland and Iceland all have a small number of given names and surnames to make it harder. Steinar will guide you through all that.

Researching Scandinavian ancestors
Presented by Steinar Johansen
Sat Nov 16 from 9:00AM to 11:30AM

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Organising your research - the digital way Sat 9 November @ 9:00 am to 11:30 am

Be more efficient by organising your digital files

Researching Scandinavian ancestors - Sat 16 November @ 9:00 am to 11:30 am

This presentation provides guidance and how to focus on finding your Scandinavian family.




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