Filter by Category:  
Timeframe:

Search:   For:    Search  Clear Search
Listings Per Page: 

Records: 1 to 7 of 7


“Kentucky’s 12 Days of Christmas”
Tuesday, December 8
“Kentucky’s 12 Days of Christmas”  (Program)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
At Your Home on Your Computer
Zoom Program:           
Hosted by Stephen M. Vest and joined by Georgia Green Stamper and the musical duo, Heath and Molly.
Our December program is shaping up to be a unique experience drawn from the pages of “Kentucky’s Twelve Days of Christmas”, an anthology of Kentucky holiday lore, published by Kentucky Monthly Magazine.  Steve Vest, editor and publisher of the magazine, will be our host as we are treated to some of the selections from this collection of stories, poems and songs by Kentucky artists.
Stephen M. Vest is the editor and publisher of Kentucky Monthly magazine.  He is the author of several books, including “Unexpected Inheritance” and “Seasoned Cooking of Kentucky”.   He is an accomplished writer, speaker and teacher.   A graduate of both U of L and Murray State University, Steve and his wife, Kay, live in Frankfort, KY.
Georgia Green Stamper was raised in Owen County, KY.  After graduating from Transylvania University, she taught high school English, theater and coached the speech team.  In 1999, she began writing essays that have been published in numerous publications.  In 2004 she began writing a bi-weekly column, “Georgia:  On My Mind” for The Owenton News Herald.   She now lives with her husband, Eric, in Lexington.
Heath and Molly Eric, a husband and wife duo, are an American Roots-Rock musical group from Western Kentucky (Rumsey).  They performed about 150 concerts and festivals a year until late 2019 when they retired from public performing.  They formed The Eric Group, which handles the behind the scenes work necessary to produce concerts and festivals.  We are so lucky they have agreed to share their musical talents with LGS.
 
Please click on the link below and fill out the registration so we can send you a link for the Zoom Program
IMPORTANT CHECK YOUR SPAM FOLDERS FOR LGS COMMUNICATIONS!!


Tips and Techniques for Identifying Female Ancestors
Wednesday, December 16
Tips and Techniques for Identifying Female Ancestors  (Workshop)
1:00 pm
At Your Home on Your Computer
Tips and Techniques for Identifying Female Ancestors
Presented by: Deborah Campisano
 
Finding parents and a maiden name for our female ancestor is essential to extending that ancestral line further. That discovery is often hindered by lack of conventional genealogical records due to a woman's legal status. Though the task may seem daunting, a thorough search in a wide variety of records, particularly those created by her husband, children, othermale relatives, and their family associates can lead to success.    
 
 
Deborah Lord Campisano, (BA History), has over 38 years of genealogical research experience -- 24 as a professional. Now retired, she has concentrated on genetic genealogy course work at a number of institutes and co-founded the LGS DNA Special Interest Group with friend and colleague, Debra Renard. Deborah is currently at work on identifying an unknown 2x Irish great grandmother and other unknown ancestors using DNA evidence and traditional research.
 
To register click on the link below and fill out the form.
Thank You
IMPORTANT CHECK YOUR SPAM FOLDERS FOR LGS COMMUNICATIONS!!



Civil War Raid in Missouri
Tuesday, January 26, 2021
Civil War Raid in Missouri  (Workshop)
1:00 pm to 3:00 pm
Zoom Presentation at home on your computer.
 

Presented by Betty Darnell

Tradition tells of the Union Army raiding my ancestor's farm on the Mississippi River during the Civil War. Research by mail, on the internet, and at libraries, substantiate the stories and give rich detail. Persistence pays! (And sometimes the good stuff just "falls into your lap.")
 

Betty Darnell was born in Mississippi County, Missouri, near the confluence of the Ohio and Mississippi Rivers. She earned a bachelor's degree in English with a focus on Journalism at Nazareth College near Bardstown, Kentucky, married a Louisville boy, and lived several places in Missouri and Kentucky. She joined the Louisville Genealogical Society after moving back to Kentucky in 1987 and now lives near Taylorsville overlooking the Salt River valley.

To register for this workshop click on the following link. 

You will receive a link to the meeting. Be sure to check your spam or junk folder.

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZ0ude6tqz8uH9cqt2r8-j5aopM9Xex6oWTm




A New Look at Genealogy Center Resources (Genealogy Workshop)
Tuesday, February 23, 2021
A New Look at Genealogy Center Resources (Genealogy Workshop)  (Program)
1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
At Your Home on Your Computer
Presented by:Curt Witcher
 
"A New Look at Genealogy Center Resources" includes an update on the new Genealogy Center website, new items available since mid-2019, what is available through their partnership with FamilySearch, and what steps the Genealogy Center has taken to keep staff and visitors safe during these times. The Genealogy Center is part of the Special Collections of the Allen County Public Library in Fort Wayne, Indiana.
 
 
Curt Witcher has a degree from Indiana University in Library and Information Science.  He was a board member for the Indiana Genealogical Society from 2010-2017 and has worked at the Allen County Public library since 1987 and is presently the Director of Special Collections and Genealogy Center Manager.
 Register by clicking on the link below
Be sure to check you spam or junk folders for the link email.



Finding Your Virginia Roots at the Library of Virginia
Tuesday, March 23, 2021
Finding Your Virginia Roots at the Library of Virginia  (Workshop)
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Zoom At Your Home on Your Computer
Presented by:Ashley Ramey
 
Join LGS and Ashley Ramey, Community Outreach Specialist for the Library of Virginia  to discover what online collections the Library of Virginia has to help genealogist find Virginia ancestors? 
 
Ashley Ramey is the Community Outreach Specialist for the Library of Virginia, where she coordinates the genealogy workshop series, genealogical programs, and community outreach for the Library. She graduated from Virginia Commonwealth University with a Bachelor's degree in History and a Master's degree in History with a concentration on early/colonial Virginia and the United States, African & Indigenous Peoples Slavery, and 19th and 20th Century race relations in Virginia. Prior to work at the Library of Virginia, she was the Site Coordinator at Preservation Virginia's John Marshall House in Downtown Richmond, Virginia."
 
Register by clicking on the link below.
Besure to check you spam or junk folder for the meeting link.



Exploring Pennsylvania's State Archives and State Library
Tuesday, April 27, 2021
Exploring Pennsylvania's State Archives and State Library  (Workshop)
1:00 pm to 2:00 pm
Zoom Presentation at home on your computer.

Presented by:James M. Beidler

 

The Pennsylvania State Archives and State Library of Pennsylvania are well worth a researcher’s attention – catalogs and some records can be accessed online, and a research trip can be worthwhile with advance planning.

 

 

James M. Beidler

He is the author of The Family Tree Historical Newspapers Guide and The Family Tree German Genealogy Guide as well as writes Roots & Branches, an award-winning weekly newspaper column on genealogy. He is also a columnist for German Life magazine and is editor of Der Kurier, the quarterly journal of the Mid-Atlantic Germanic Society. He is also an editor at Legacy Tree Genealogists, Inc

 

Register by clicking on the link below.

Besure to check your spam or junk folders for the link email.

https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZcocOqspzgjHtHj_Td1h9-okonZxc1wSUFT




Orphan Trains: A Genealogical Challenge Posponed until 2021
Monday, November 8, 2021
Orphan Trains: A Genealogical Challenge Posponed until 2021  (Program)
1:00 pm
At Your Home on Your Computer
Zoom Meeting
Presented  by:  Mel Arnold
 
In 1824 a young ministerial student, Charles Loring Brace, arrived in New York after studying theology at Yale. He quickly became appalled at the number of homeless youth roaming the streets, many securing their daily needs by criminal activity. He soon called a gathering that involved many rich and renowned citizens of the city. He proposed the creation of an organization to care for and educate these homeless young people.  However, the numbers were mind staggering; estimated by social workers in 1824 to be between 10,000 and 12,000. His new organization, Children’s Aid Society, did much good but it became apparent very early that CAS could not make the significant impact needed. A questionable solution was developed; send them out to the godly people of the Midwest who would provide decent homes away from the evil influences of the city. Thus the movement which came to be known as “Orphan Trains” was born. A huge unanticipated result was the overwhelming genealogical conundrum created for hundreds of future family researchers.
 
Mel Arnold is a native of Alabama who graduated from Samford University (Birmingham) and then earned a theology degree at Southern Seminary in Louisville. He obtained graduate degrees from Indiana University and served on the faculty at the University of Wisconsin followed by an Associate Professor position at the University of Minnesota. Mel returned to Louisville in 1983 to be director of education for Humana, supervising four educational teams, each independently focused on hospital training, immediate-care center operation (MedFirst), hospital computer systems and a start-up insurance business. After Humana changed its business plan to focus solely on the insurance industry, Mel became the Director of Education and Training for Louisville Gas and Electric which grew from a county-focused utility company to number 364 on the Forbes Top 500 Business List before being purchased by an European firm. In retirement mode, he has focused on researching his family’s history and has developed a dedicated interest in writing on topics dealing with genealogy and Kentucky history.
 
Please click on the link below to register for this program as we are limited to 100 participants. An email with the meeting link will be sent to you so you can join the program.