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Beginning Ancestry Library Edition

Tue, Apr 2 2019
10:30am - 11:30am
Registration Required
Research your family history with Ancestry Library Edition. Search the U.S. Federal Census from 1790 to 1940 as well as immigration, vital, military, court, church, and ethnic records.

Newspaper Databases at Mid-Continent Public Library

Wed, Apr 3 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration Required
Newspaper databases can be used to find genealogical information such as birth, marriage and death records, obituaries, probate cases, and interesting information about your ancestors’ lives.

Census Records Research

Fri, Apr 12 2019
6:30pm - 7:30pm
Registration Required
The U.S. Federal Census is a great place to start tracing your ancestors. The first Federal Population Census was taken in 1790, and a census has been taken every 10 years since that date.

Historic Independence (Walking Tour)

Sat, Apr 20 2019
9:00am - 10:00am
Registration Required
Walk in the footsteps of early Independence residents, and experience western expansion, the Civil War, outlaws, pioneer settlers, and Harry Truman.

German Research Discussion Group

Sat, Apr 20 2019
2:00pm - 4:00pm
Registration Required
The German Research Discussion Group presents and preserves genealogical information about the German regions, traces German ancestors, and fosters a better understanding of the lives they led.

Native American Research: The Five Civilized Tribes

Wed, Apr 24 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration Required
Do you have Native American ancestors that lived in Oklahoma? If so, they may have been members of one of the Five Civilized Tribes: Cherokee, Chickasaw, Choctaw, Creek, or Seminole.

Frontlines to Headlines: The World War I Overseas Dispatches of a Kansas City Star Reporter

Fri, Apr 26 2019
2:00pm - 3:30pm
Story Center Event
Registration Required
Join local historian and author of "Voices in Bronze and Stone: Kansas City's World War I Monuments and Memorials" James J.

Genes for Teens

Wed, May 29 2019
2:00pm - 3:00pm
Registration Required
Explore your family’s history, learning techniques to help you collect and tell your story. Learn how to gather and record your genealogy through a variety of online databases and resources at MGC.