Finding a record about your ancestor is just the beginning. Records and the information they contain should be analyzed with a critical eye. This process of questioning, comparing, and reasoning will result in gleaning more evidence from each source and in a better understanding of the reliability of the information you find. This is where you put on your detective hat and pull out the magnifying glass to become a genealogy sleuth. Classes are limited to 15 students each. Will be held in the Library Conference Room.

Katie Derby holds a BA in Family History/Genealogy from Brigham Young University. She is the past director of the Culpeper Family History Center and is currently an adjunct faculty member in the Family History/Genealogy Department at BYU-Idaho. She is alsoon staff with the Culpeper County Library’s Information Services department.


  • Occurred Saturday, July 20th, 2019 @ 10:00 am – 11:30 am


Culpeper County Library

271 Southgate Shopping Center
Culpeper, VA

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