Friday 8 November 2013

Digging Up Irish Roots: Workshop in Phoenix, Arizona

On Saturday 23 November, an Irish Genealogy workshop will be held at the McClelland Irish Library, adjacent to the Irish Cultural Center in Phoenix, Arizona.

The Digging Up Irish Roots workshop will be presented by Peggy Magee. The morning session will cover American records before 1800, the Scots-Irish, the Irish in the American Revolution, immigration and naturalizations, and American church and vital records. The afternoon session will look at available Irish records including census records, civil registrations, Griffith’s Valuation, Tithe Applotment Books, Calendars of Wills and Administrations, and Diocesan and church records.

The workshop runs from 9am to 3pm with a one-hour break for lunch. Costs are as follows:

$25 for members of the Irish Library or Cultural Center
$35 for non-members
Optional lunch is $10