2021 Spring Classes

Online classes are available only to members of St. Louis Genealogical Society. If you are not already a member and want to attend a livestreamed class or view a recording, join us today to get access to these classes and many other member benefits.

If you want to attend a class on the date it is livestreamed, send an email to .

Instructions for attending a livestreamed class will be emailed to you several days before the class is scheduled.

Current Classes

In order to receive an invitation to attend an online class that is livestreamed, you MUST pre-register no later than the Wednesday before. All livestreamed classes are from 1:00 p.m. until 3:00 p.m. (Central Time)


Date Class Instructor
Sat., 27 March Leaving Home and Becoming an American
Part I: Leaving Home: Emigration/Immigration
Ilene Murray
Our ancestors endured the hardships of leaving their homelands to ensure better lives for themselves and, ultimately, for us. Learn the basic principles of immigration research, how and why your ancestors left their homes, and how to track them, if possible. (Register by Wednesday, 24 March.)
Sat., 17 April Leaving Home and Becoming an American
Part II: Becoming an American: Naturalization
Ilene Murray
If your ancestors became American citizens, they followed a process that kept changing over time. We will look at some of the naturalization laws in effect since early in U.S. history, see some sample records, and discover what you may or may not find on naturalization forms. (Register by Wednesday, 14 April)
Sat., 15 May Reunion 13 for the Mac (Genealogy software, Mac only) Bob Goode
Reunion is the most popular genealogical application for the Mac and version 13 is the latest update. This class is for those who are already familiar with previous versions of Reunion and want to learn about the new features. However, some of the basic features of Reunion will be demonstrated.  (Register by Wednesday, 12 May)
Sat., 5 June Reading German Handwriting Carol Whitton, CG
Learn the handwritten old German alphabet, as well as helpful tips and resources for reading and understanding historical German records. (Register by Wednesday, 2 June)


Office Hours: The StLGS office is closed until further notice for the health and safety of our volunteers.


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