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Finding the records for “impossible” genealogy

Lessons learned from a Chinese genealogist

2023-05-31 18:30:00 2023-05-31 19:30:00 America/New_York Finding the records for “impossible” genealogy Join Genealogist Linda Yip for this session to learn more about the records to use when researching your Chinese roots. Ages 18+ Virtual Branch - Virtual Room 1

Wednesday, May 31
6:30pm - 7:30pm

Add to Calendar 2023-05-31 18:30:00 2023-05-31 19:30:00 America/New_York Finding the records for “impossible” genealogy Join Genealogist Linda Yip for this session to learn more about the records to use when researching your Chinese roots. Ages 18+ Virtual Branch - Virtual Room 1

Virtual Branch

Virtual Room 1

Join Genealogist Linda Yip for this session to learn more about the records to use when researching your Chinese roots. Ages 18+

When researching your family tree, we are taught to look for resources like birth, marriage and death records, land records and many others. In this session, Linda will explore why family historians exploring their Chinese roots have to turn to different records in order to learn more about their ancestors.

Linda Yip is a professional genealogist, storyteller, entrepreneur and speaker based in Saskatchewan. She is a member of the Ancestry Canada Advisory Board, and her blog, Past-Presence.com, has been read by over 250,000 people in over 180 countries. She is also the author of the book, Getting Started in Chinese Genealogy: a Family Historian's Guide (even If You Don't Speak or Read Chinese).

Skills Learned: Information literacy, Technology literacy, Collaboration, Creativity, Critical Thinking.

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Please note: This program will not be recorded. A handout will be provided to those in attendance.

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