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Intermediate Excel for Genealogy

9:00 am - 12:30 pm
GFO Library

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Spreadsheets 201/301: An Intermediate Excel Workshop Tutorial

Spreadsheets can be a powerful tool to help you in analyzing your genealogical data and keeping track of your research; and they are essential in managing your DNA information. During this 3-hour workshop, experienced spreadsheet users will learn more tricks to utilize spreadsheets in genealogy. You will work on stepping up your game by incorporating color in worksheets, splitting columns, wrapping text, freezing panes, sorting, filtering, and more. We will discuss work-arounds for date issues in Excel, and we’ll cover importing data from websites including, and other sites. You will follow along with several examples of how to use Excel to gain perspective and further your genealogy research.

Participants should bring their (fully charged) laptops pre-loaded with Excel.

Mary Kircher Roddy, CG®

Mary earned a Master in Professional Accounting from the University of Texas, a certificate in Genealogy and Family History at the University of Washington, and was credentialed by the Board for Certification of Genealogists® in 2019, Certificate No. 1113.

Mary frequently lectures around the Seattle area, as well occasionally farther afield, and is an active member of Seattle Genealogical Society, the Genealogical Speakers Guild, the Association of Professional Genealogists, and the National Genealogical Society. She has published articles in Family Chronicle, Internet Genealogy, and the National Genealogical Society Quarterly.

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