FamilySearch is hosting a free Chinese Genealogy workshop with keynote speaker Ava Chin, who is an award-winning author, New York Times columnist, lecturer, and professor, to commemorate the 150th anniversary of the Golden Spike and to celebrate the Chinese railroad workers and their descendants.
Discover how to use the largest collection of Chinese family history records to connect to Chinese ancestors with FamilySearch, the world’s largest genealogical organization.
One-on-one, hands-on help available.
Thursday May 9th 2019
1:00 pm – 1:15 pm – Welcome by FamilySearch
1:15 pm – 2:00 pm – Keynote with Ava Chin
Being a descendant of a Chinese Railroad worker
2:00 pm – 2:45 pm – Workshop with Henry Tom
Best practices for overseas Chinese research
2:45 pm – 3:30 pm – Workshop with Amy Chin
Sources to use for Chinese American research
3:30 pm – 3:45 pm Break
3:45 pm – 4:00 pm – Demonstration – Scanning of Chinese Jiapu
4:00 pm – 5:00 pm – Workshop with Dr. Mel Thatcher / Lena Stout
Using the resources of FamilySearch
5:00 pm – 6:00 pm – Tour of the Family History Library
This event is free but registration is required as seating is limited. Register here: https://chinese_genealogy_workshop.eventbrite.com