The Genealogy Super Powers of an Occupation

 The Genealogy Super Powers of an Occupation

Summary Details

Length: 60 minutes

Summary: Participants will gain a better understanding of the components of occupation data as well as how occupation information can be used to further genealogy research.

Description: Genealogists and family historians may not see the full research power in something as simple as the occupation of an ancestor. Learn how to harness the super powers of an occupation and put them to work in your genealogy research.

Audience Level: Beginner

Requirements: Projection for laptop/netbook computer on large screen; internet connection – wired or wireless (preferred in order to show live websites and resources).

Content: 4 page handout


  • The Anatomy of Occupation Data
  • Where to Find Occupation Information
  • Research Strategies Using Occupations
  • Sharing Your Family History Using Occupation Information
  • Resource List

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