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Family history classes planned in May
by MELINDA WILLIAMS
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SALT LAKE CITY — Classes on researching the family histories of the Protestant Huguenots in Europe as well as classes geared towards Spanish-speaking genealogists will be among offerings at the Family History Library during May.

Other classes will also be available throughout the month.

The classes on Huguenot research will be May 3. Topics include “Huguenots in France,” “Huguenots in the Netherlands and South Africa,” “Huguenots in Germany and Switzerland,” “Huguenots in Great Britain, Ireland, and the West Indies,” and “Huguenots in the United States.” The classes will run from 9:15 a.m. - 3 p.m. in the Relief Society Room of the Joseph Smith Memorial Building.

Also on Saturday, May 3, the library is offering a course for Spanish-speaking patrons entitled “Tesoros Ocultos en los Registros Originales.” This class begins at 1 p.m.

Another class will be offered in Spanish on May 17. That class will be  “¿No Hay Otros Registros?” This 90-minute class also begins at 1 p.m.

On Saturday, May 10, classes on German research will be offered. Topics include “Learning to Read Old German Handwriting,” and “Extracting Info from German Church and Civil Records.” Classes will run from 9:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

That same Saturday, classes on Swedish research are available. Topics include “Immigration,” “Moving and Migration within the Kingdom of Sweden,” and “Swedish Research in Cities.” These classes will run from 9:15 a.m. - 12:15 p.m.

And,  the library is offering classes on Mid-Atlantic States research on May 10. Topics include “New Jersey,” “New York,” and “Pennsylvania.” These classes will run from 9:30 a.m. -2 p.m.

To register for any of the classes, send an email to FHLClassReg@familysearch.org, or call

1-801-240-4950. Go to https://familysearch.org/locations/saltlakecity-library for additional information.

On Saturdays, parking is free to library patrons located behind the Church History Museum, 45 N. West Temple.

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