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Tracing a Kentucky Family From Freedom to Slavery
Saturday, July 11
Tracing a Kentucky Family From Freedom to Slavery  (Kentucky Events)
12:00 pm
At Your Home on Your Computer
Tracing a Kentucky Family From Freedom to Salery:
A Case Study
 
Live webinar FREE to first 250 registrants.
Dr. Abbott will offer a case history to demonstrate how to trace a black Kentucky family from freedom back into slavery.
 
About the Presenter:
Dr. Abbott is a genealogist and lecturer specializing in research methodology as well as African American research.  She is a trustee on the board of the Ohio Genealogical Society, President of the OGS Cleveland District Roundtable, a member of the Cuyahoga County Ohio Archives Advisory Commission. She also serves on the board of directors for the Federation of Genealogical Societies. She is an affiliate with the Kentucky-Tennessee Associates and past president of the African American Genealogical Society, Cleveland.
At IGHR (the Institute of Genealogy & Historical Research) in Athens, Georgia, she teaches Researching in the South and Intermediate Genealogy and coordinates the African American lecture track. She also teaches genealogy at SLIG in Salt Lake City and the African American Genealogy Colloquium at Alabama State University.
 
Dr. Abbott's articles have been published in the Ohio Genealogy News and Family Tree Magazine. She can be seen on Ancestry.com's Ancestry Academy teaching the African American Genealogy course "Needles and Threads."
 
To Register Click on the link below.
 



DNA Family Workshop/Reunion for the McDowell DNA Project
Thursday, August 20 through Saturday, August 22
DNA Family Workshop/Reunion for the McDowell DNA Project  (Regional Event)
Henry Horton TN State Park - 35 Minutes Outside Nashville TN.
DNA Family Workshop Reunion 
Henry Horton Tennessee State Park
35 minutes outside Nashville, Tennessee.
We will have the hotel available with 65 guest rooms,
in addition, 8 cabins, and the campgrounds
for your reservatons call 1-800-250-8612


The park will hold your early bookings in advance of our gathering starting August 1 2019
NOTE: The park stays booked so get your request in early. 
 
THIS WILL BE A FAMILY FRIENDLY EVENT
CHILDREN WILL BE WELCOME
 
THURSDAY
RECEPTION
August the 20th at 6:00pm
You will pick up your Badges and Program schedule, for the events.
Light refreshments will be served.

FRIDAY
GROUP SESSION DAY
DNA project members will be able to attend private group sessions connecting to DNA matches in their special color groups in a quiet setting. Breaking for lunch and snacks at the hotel restaurant.

 
All DNA TESTING MEMBERS ARE ENCOURGED TO BRING YOUR GEDCOMS, OR FAMILY WORKSHEETS. WE WANT YOU TO FIND YOUR CONNECTIONS BACK IN TIME. 
  
SATURDAY
MORNING
We will have speakers explaining DNA.
Another speaker giving you history on McDowell’s that fought in the Civil War in Tennessee.
We will adjourn for lunch at the hotel restaurant.
AFTERNOON
Then at 2pm we will meet back at the conference center,
then go to the Civil War Battle site in Spring Hill for a tour.
Those that want to remain may continue their private group session.   
 
Please e-mail me to confirm you will be coming.
Please include your Kit # to Verify you are a project member.
This way we will know how many people will be attending the workshop.
 
Charlotte McDowell Baker
Administrator for the McDowell DNA Project
 
 
Registration cost and information will be sent when you confirm you will be attending.



Kentuckiana Family Research Conference 2020 Registration Closed
Saturday, September 19
Kentuckiana Family Research Conference 2020 Registration Closed  (Louisville Events)
8:30 am to 3:00 pm
1000 South Hurstbourne Parkway Hurstbourne, KY 40222
The LDS Church is hosting the Kentuckiana Family Research Conference and Deborah Campisano will be one of the speakers. The conference is free but if attendees want lunch and a syllabus there is a charge for these.
 
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Maryland to Kentucky Conference
Friday, June 4, 2021 through Saturday, June 5, 2021
Maryland to Kentucky Conference  (National Events)
Samuels Hall, Nelson Co. Fairgrounds, 2389 New Haven Rd., Bardstown, KY 40004
Postponed until June 4-5 2021
Information to be posted online at
https://sites.google.com/site/mdtoky3/home