Marvin Memorial Library

Marvin Memorial Library in Shelby

SHELBY -- Marvin Memorial Library’s genealogy series will now be delivered online. If you haven’t been able to attend, here’s your chance to spend a Saturday morning, wherever you are, honing your research skills.

The genealogy classes will be delivered online via Zoom on the second Saturdays of the month from 9:30 a.m. to 11:30 a.m. Structure will include at least one hour of lecture and demonstration on a specified topic, followed by a question-and-answer period on the topic and other areas of research by participants.

Register at: to receive a link to the classes.

Here is the schedule:

Feb. 13 -- Sharing Memories on

Learn how to share photos, documents, stories and audio recordings on FamilySearch Memories so other family members can learn more about their ancestors.

Mar. 13 -- Tips and tricks for Ancestry Library Edition

Learn how to access Ancestry Library Edition for free with a library card and take advantage of this robust genealogical resource. Look beyond historical records to find stories, publications, maps and more.

April 10 -- Where did my ancestors live?

Whether your ancestors were businessmen, factory workers or farmers, likely there is a record of where they lived. We will look at censuses, maps, Sanborn Insurance maps, city directories, newspaper archives, Google Earth, and more, to determine where their homes and businesses were located.

May 8 -- Ohio Lands

Ohio’s seven ranges are as varied as the reasons they were founded. Learn more about who settled in each region and the treaties, land acts, land companies and land offices that were instrumental in forming our great state.

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