August 23, 2018,
Jersey City, NJ – Digging into one’s past and tracing the family
history is a journey of discovery, but DNA tests like 23andMe and
Ancestry can cost hundreds of dollars.
Community College (HCCC) will hold a two-hour workshop on Genealogy
research basics for those interested in learning more about their
ancestry. The workshop will be held on Saturday, September 15, 2018
from 9:30 to 11:30 a.m. at the HCCC Culinary Conference Center,
located at 161 Newkirk Street in Jersey City. Tuition is $30.
workshop, participants will learn the
of genealogical search including
to create a family tree, compare various DNA testing options, trace
ancestors and track long-lost relatives, and review different
resources, documents, and public records. Participants will also
become acquainted with searchable items to help learn more about
one’s heritage including birth certificates, death certificates,
marriage certificates, military records, obituaries, and other
sources to assist in verifying family history.
Registration may be
completed online at
or by contacting Continuing Education at
or calling 201-360-4244. Payment by credit card, money order, cash,
or check is due at registration.