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The Genealogist's Google Search Methodology
Tuesday, July 23
The Genealogist's Google Search Methodology  (Workshop)
1:00 pm
Zoom Presentation at home on your computer.

Presented by Lisa Louise Cooke


It’s a new decade, so if you think you know how to Google, think again! Technology changes rapidly and keeping our search skills updated and sharp is key to search success. Come learn the latest Google Search Methodology for Genealogy. You’ll hear about the latest and best search innovations, and learn the process that will dramatically improve your genealogical search results. These skills can be used with all associated Google tools.



Lisa Louise Cooke is the author of several books including The Genealogist's Google Toolbox, 3rd edition. She produces and hosts the popular Genealogy Gems Podcast (founded in 2007) and publishes weekly videos at the Genealogy Gems YouTube channel. She offers a Premium Membership service at her website at featuring exclusive on demand genealogy education. And she writes a regular column for Family Tree Magazine and produces the Family Tree Magazine Podcast. Lisa is a sought-after keynote speaker and presenter and has been featured at conferences such as Who Do You Think You Are? Live in London, RootsTech, the MyHeritage Conference in Oslo, Norway, and the National Genealogical Society Conference.


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5th Tuesday Trip - Filson Historical Society
Tuesday, July 30
5th Tuesday Trip - Filson Historical Society  (Research Trip)
10:30 am
1310 S 3rd Street, Louisville, KY 40208

Join us at 10:30 am at the Filson Historical Society or meet at the LDS Church at 10:00 at 1000 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy and Linn Station Rd to carpool.


10:30 Meet in Carriage House Lobby

  Move up to Caperton for 30-40 minute presentation from Heather    

  Potter, Filson Curator of Photographs and Prints


11:00  Heather to give tour of research library


11:30   Emma to give tour of First Floor Historic Ferguson Mansion


RESEARCH: If you would like to stay to do research in the afternoon, the fee is $10 for non-Filson members. 

“The Stations of Jefferson County”
Tuesday, August 13
“The Stations of Jefferson County”  (Program)
1:00 pm
In Person - at the corner of 1000 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy and Linn Station Rd.
Presented by:  Medina Dean
The program and slideshow presentation includes an overview of the Revolutionary War Stations built in Jefferson County and discusses the men and women who built them and their impact on the city of Louisville.
Medina Dean is a born and raised Louisvillian, graduating first from DuPont Manual High School and YPAS. She then earned her undergraduate degree in Education from Bellarmine College, her Master’s of Education from the University of Louisville, and her Rank 1 as a Reading Specialist from IU Southeast.
Using her Education degrees, Medina worked for Jefferson County Public Schools for 27 years. She first taught at Bates and Wheeler Elementary Schools. She then spent the last thirteen years of her career at Stopher Elementary, teaching 3rd-grade English Language Arts.
Now that she is retired, she is focused on her love of Kentucky and historic preservation. She travels to historic sites throughout the Commonwealth with her daughter, husband, parents, and anyone else who will join her, while highlighting the history of those sites in her travel blog called Kentucky Historic Travels. She is writing a book that will include those various travels and hopes to have it self-published by the end of the year.
Medina is the wife of Jimmy, a Desert Storm Army veteran; the mother to Ainsley, her 17-year-old daughter; and is the daughter, granddaughter, sister, aunt, niece, and cousin to her family which means more to her than any other role.
She is the Corresponding Secretary for John Marshall Chapter DAR and enjoys hiking, biking, gardening, reading, and being creative whenever time allows.

Round-Table Discussions - England, Scotland, Ireland, Scotland
Tuesday, August 27
Round-Table Discussions - England, Scotland, Ireland, Scotland  (Workshop)
1:00 pm
In Person - at the corner of 1000 S. Hurstbourne Pkwy and Linn Station Rd.

Facilitated by:  Nancy Roberson and other LGS members


Come join us in an interactive round table discussion. Members will select a country: England, Scotland, Ireland or Germany and participate in round table dialogue. The purpose of a roundtable discussion is an organized conversation that brings a variety of perspectives to a subject, and an audience who may observe or participate by asking questions.


Do you have a record you can not find or a brick wall you are trying to break and would like some advice? Do you have a research technique, a research book, a website or a repository you have used to enhance your research? Join us Tuesday, August 27th in person where we will ask questions, offer advice or just listen and learn.

Louisville Genealogical Society Fall Trip
Sunday, September 8 through Sunday, September 15
Louisville Genealogical Society Fall Trip  (Research Trip)
9:00 am to 9:00 pm
Salt Lake City, Utah
We hope you will join our group for a great week of researching at the FamilySearch Library.
If you are thinking of joining us on our trip to Salt Lake City, it's time to make hotel reservations.  The dates are Sept 8-15, Sun - Sun.  We have rooms booked at the Salt Lake Plaza again.  Rates are $100 for a standard queen (2 beds) and $110 for a deluxe queen (2 beds) plus tax.  These rates are per room and not per person.  There is little difference between the 2 styles.  They are the same size, but the deluxe has a small table and chairs and a second sink located outside the bathroom. 
You can make a reservation by calling Rich Williams at 801-606-2410.  Tell him you are with the Louisville Genealogical Society.  Remember the time difference of 2 hours.  Rich is usually there by 10:00 am, MT, Monday-Friday.  If he does not answer, you can leave a message.  If you have questions, email me.  When you have made your reservation, please email me so I may keep track of the number of rooms.
You are responsible for your own travel reservations.
Susan Snyder, Fall Travel Chairperson,

LGS Family History Fall Seminar
Saturday, October 19
LGS Family History Fall Seminar  (Training)
9:30 am to 12:45 pm
Zoom Presentation at home on your computer.
Incorporating Social History
Into Your Research
Medical Genealogy
Members $30.00 – Non-Members $40.00

Half Day ONLINE Seminar 9:30 AM – 12:45- PM EDT

Seminar Lectures
Deadline: October 15th (No late registrations)
Family history should be more than just names and dates.
What motivated them?
Why did they migrate?
Who did they interact with?
Broad discussion of social history and the sources.
Some researchers hunt for the death certificates of their ancestors but rarely read or understand the cause of death.
Dr. Michael D. Lacopo is a retired small-animal veterinarian born and raised in northern Indiana. He takes a scientific approach to his research as he does to his profession. Researching since 1980, he has lectured internationally and written
for numerous periodicals and journals. A self-described “all-American Mutt”, his research skills cover a broad range.