Class description: Irish ancestry plays a large part in the ethnic makeup of the United States and in recent years has become a very popular topic of research. Many stories have been circulated about the “lost “records in Ireland. While many have been lost, MANY remain and can be accessed allowing you to find your ancestors.
Instructor biography: Janet Wahlberg is a research assistant at the Fenton History Center’s Hall House Research Library. She has been doing genealogy for 20+ years. She has attended training session on Irish Research led by John Grenham and David Rancher, both internationally known experts in the field. In addition, she travels to Salt Lake City and Boston annually to work with the experts located at each of these institutions. Janet has presented many programs on various topics over the last 4 years.
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