Ruby   Coleman

Is a professional genealogical researcher, instructor, lecturer and free-lance writer. Coleman has been doing professional genealogical research for over 40 years. She has lectured at national, state, and local conferences. She is currently president of the North Platte Genealogical Society in North Platte, Nebraska.


June 27, 2014
2:30 pm : Organizing Your Genealogy Mess

(Beginner) Now is the time to take control of your genealogy mess. This lesson works with goals, ideas, and methods of organization that will work for you. Login First

3:50 pm : Treasures in Genealogical Research

(All Levels) Venture into the treasure chest of records that are normally overlooked. These records include prison records, chancery records, bastardy bonds, mortality records and more. Login First

June 28, 2014
11:20 am : Welcome to America: The Immigrant Woman

(All Levels) Women played a major role in the development of America. Listen to their story and the records that were created as you learn more about your female ancestor. This class will cover immigrant women from the 1600's into the 20th century, enslaved women, indentured women, stigmas surrounding foreign women, and more. Login First

1:30 pm : Am I An American Now? — Becoming Naturalized

(All Levels) This lesson takes your research over the brick wall so you can begin using naturalization records and successfully locate them. Catch up with your ancestor and celebrate that he or she became a citizen of the United States. Login First

2:50 pm : 10 Great Things About the 1940 US Census

(All Levels) The 1940 US Census is great! It is unusual compared to the other 20th century censuses. Learn ten of the great features of the enumeration and trivia along the way. The presentation will focus on using the new found information in your research through actual case studies. Login First