Saturday, July 25, 2020

Check out what's new on Ancestry! Thanks John Dalby!

Tuesday, March 17, 2020

We've postponed the upcoming Genealogy Classes in Faribault!

We hope to reschedule soon, if we're not able to we will refund the participant for the remaining 2 classes.  Thank for understanding. Be sure and include this world wide event in your family tree!

Wednesday, February 12, 2020

Thursdays, March 5th, 12th, 19th, and 26th
from 6-8 pm at the Rice County Historical Society’s Carlander Family Room
1814 2nd Ave NW Faribault

You will learn about Family Search, Ancestry, WikiTree, the Dalby Database, Maps, MOMS, Censuses, Find-a-Grave
and more!

Class size limit: 20  Cost: $40/4 sessions
Priority will be given to those who wish to take all four classes.
Register by calling the Rice County Historical Society 507-332-2121 

Instructions for Participants: 
1. Bring your own computer (either Mac or PC, none available at Museum) arrive 15 minutes early to get connected on-line.  .

2. Participants bring what you have of at least a few generations (names of parents, grandparents, great-grandparents with dates and places of birth, marriage, death if known)

Wednesday, October 30, 2019

Genealogy Workshops!

GENEALOGY WORKSHOPS Tuesdays, November 5, 12, 19, 26 9:00-11:30 am Has the “Genealogy Bug” bitten you? Do you want to climb your family tree? The folks from the Rice County Genealogical Society are sponsoring a series of 4 classes to start you off. They will introduce you to on-line resources, DNA, databases local and across the world. Bring as much of your family information as possible to the first session and jump right in! If possible, bring your laptop, tablet or iPad. Some computers will be available.
Nov. 5: Introduction to Family Search online genealogy program
Nov. 12: Exploring Relative Finder,, and GenWeb. Deciding which program is best for you
Nov. 13: Introduction to the Dalby Data base for Rice Co. and beyond and other search resources. Nov. 26: Problem solving and roadblocks. Ways to share your family’s unique story

Instructors: Kathy Ness, Sue Garwood, John and Jan Dalby Capacity: 20 Cost: $42 nonmbr, $34 mbr, $0 plat-equivPlease pre-register for all classes: By Phone: 507-664-3700 Online: In Person: FiftyNorth front desk