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IGSI Classes are held at:
1.  The IGSI Library, 1385 Mendota Heights Rd., Ste. 100, Mendota Heights, MN; or
2.  The Celtic Junction Arts Center, 836 Prior Ave., St. Paul, MN
 
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Class handouts are included in the admission cost.  Members who cannot attend can purchase handouts for a small fee.  The handout will be emailed to you after the class has been held.
 
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Back Issues of our Journal, The Septs, are available for purchase from the  buy past issues page
 
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Ask a Genealogist NewAsk a Genealogist
October 13, 2018, 10:30 to Noon, Ancestor Room
 
Looking for help finding information on your Irish ancestors?  Not sure how to proceed with your research?  Join Audrey Leonard for a session of questions and answers and hopefully, some additional insight into Irish records.
 
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Members:  log in to receive the member rate  (use Member Login link, at left)
Last Updated: 6 October 2018   [Located in Category: Category 1 (Public)]
Price: $20.00
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Griffith's Valuation NewGriffith's Valuation
October 20, 2018, 10:30 to Noon
 
With many of the census records lost or destroyed, the Griffiths Valuation is the best source when looking for ancestors.  Learn how to access the information and what is available on the Griffith's pages.
 
Instructor: Audrey Leonard.
 
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Members:  log in to receive the member rate  (use Member Login link, at left)
 
Presented at the  Celtic Junction Arts Center, 836 Prior Avenue, St. Paul, MN.
Last Updated: 6 October 2018   [Located in Category: Category 1 (Public)]
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Estate Records NewEstate Records
Saturday, November 10
10:30 am to 12:00 pm
Library and Research Center, 1385 Mendota Heights Rd., Mendota Heights, MN
For much of the 19th Century most Irish lived on land that was part of an estate. The records of these estates may list renters and leases along with various details about them and their lives. Find out how to identify the estate owner, where these records are and how access them.
 
Tom Rice, PhD, CG®, is a professional genealogical researcher, lecturer and writer. He is a past director of MGS, a past officer and current director of the Irish Genealogy Society International, managing editor of their  journal, The Septs, and a Minnesota Historical Society genealogy help desk volunteer.
 
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Members:  log in to receive the member rate  (use Member Login link, at left)
Last Updated: 8 October 2018   [Located in Category: Category 1 (Public)]
Price: $20.00
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Class handout:  The Joy of Irish Surnames and Given Names NewClass handout: The Joy of Irish Surnames and Given Names
Where did they come from, what are the common variations, what are the nicknames and equivalents in English, Latin and Irish?  Instructor:  Tom Rice
Class handout from the September 8 and 15 classes.  Available after the class has been held.  Handouts will be provided to class participants at no additional charge.
 
Last Updated: 6 October 2018   [Located in Category: Class Handouts]
Price: $5.00
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Class handout: All the Census Records Were Destroyed! Class handout: All the Census Records Were Destroyed!
Discover what resources are available to help you "fill in the gaps."
From the June 9 class by Audrey Leonard
(Handout available in PDF via email delivery after the session)
 
Last Updated: 24 June 2018   [Located in Category: Class Handouts]
Price: $5.00
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Class handout:  Organizing Your Work Class handout: Organizing Your Work
From the July 21 class by Audrey Leonard
(Handout available in PDF via email delivery after the session)
Last Updated: 24 June 2018   [Located in Category: Class Handouts]
Price: $5.00
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Pedigree name tag Pedigree name tag

Make a genealogy style statement at your family reunion or club meeting!  Download and complete the order form and mail it with your payment as explained in the form (attached).

 
 
 
Last Updated: 30 July 2018   [Located in Category: Other Items]
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Class handout:  Update on Genealogy Websites Class handout: Update on Genealogy Websites
Discover what resources are available to help you "fill in the gaps."
From the June 16 class by Ann Eccles
(Handout available in PDF via email delivery after the session)
Last Updated: 24 June 2018   [Located in Category: Class Handouts]
Price: $5.00
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Class handout:  Irish Research Online Class handout: Irish Research Online
Is it time to review what online genealogy resources you regularly use and expand that list?  We’ll discuss some basic online sources, adding some hints to finding records you may have missed – and discuss websites specific to Irish research. From the May 12 class by Ann Eccles.  (available in PDF via email delivery after the session)
Last Updated: 24 June 2018   [Located in Category: Class Handouts]
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Class handout:  Place of Origin Class handout: Place of Origin
Best strategies and sources to uncover this most important key to extending a lineage back to the birthplace in the mother country.
From the May 19 class by Tom Rice (available in PDF via email delivery after the session)
Last Updated: 28 March 2018   [Located in Category: Class Handouts]
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Class handout: Griffith's Valuation:  More Than Names Class handout: Griffith's Valuation: More Than Names
Irish family history researchers use Griffith's Valuation as a mid-1800s census substitute. This handout is from our March 10, 2018 class by instructor Fern Wilcox.
Last Updated: 23 May 2018   [Located in Category: Class Handouts]
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Handout: Finding Immigrants' Ship Records Handout: Finding Immigrants' Ship Records
This handout from the March 24 2018 class provides hints on online resources to check for your immigrant's ship records. Instructor: Mary Wickersham.
Last Updated: 28 March 2018   [Located in Category: Class Handouts]
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