Find your ancestors, find yourself at Gen Tech 2019

Annual Genealogy Workshop set for Oct. 12

Where did you come from? That’s the big question you can begin to answer at Charleston’s 22nd annual Gen Tech 2019, Genealogy Workshop, Oct. 12, 2019. This event is for anyone interested in discovering their family’s past.

Learn how to:
• Get started with your family history and tap into the power of the internet for research
• Access digital records from around the globe and map your family genealogy

These are just a few of the many classes and discussion presented at this year’s conference. You’ll get first-hand knowledge and training from national and local genealogy experts, including Lowcountry genealogist Wevonneda Minis, a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, South Carolina Archives and History Foundation board member, past president of the International Society of Family History Writers and Editors, and the founder of Roots and Branches: An African-American Genealogy Project.

“This is a great opportunity for those who want to trace their roots and explore the lives of their ancestors to learn from some of the most knowledgeable genealogy experts in the area,” said Delsa Biorn, organizer of the event.

Gen Tech 2019, Genealogy Workshop, will be held at the Charleston Family History Center of The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day, 1519 Sam Rittenberg Blvd., Charleston, SC 29407. The event runs from 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. and includes a catered lunch. The cost is $15 per person. Register online at or by calling the Family History Center at (843) 766-6017.

The event is sponsored by The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints. The Church has more than 16 million members worldwide and more than 30,500 congregations around the world. The Church runs 5,100 Family History Centers in 140 countries.

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