Kentucky Genealogical Society

Discovering Your Bluegrass Roots in Kentucky Virtual Seminar Series 

The Kentucky Genealogical Society is pleased to present this webinar series throughout the month of August 2020.
Your registration includes access to all eight programs delivered virtually for the low price of $30 for the entire series. Attend them all or attend only the programs that interest you most. The choice is yours. We are keeping the registration pricing low so as many researchers as possible can access this series.
Current members can save $10 off the registration by using discount code MEMBER2020.
All program times listed are Eastern. To learn more about each speaker, click their name for biographical information.
1. Tracing Your Kentucky Roots with Peggy Lauritzen, 8 August, Noon to 1:30 p.m.;
2. Researching at the County and Local Level in Kentucky with Dave Schroeder, 12 August, 7-8:30 p.m.;
3. Using Maps in Genealogy with Katherine R. Wilson, 13 August, 7-8:30 p.m.;
4. Kentucky Genealogy Brick Wall Brainstorm, 17 August, 7-8:30 p.m.;
5. Ten Things A Genealogist Should Do Before Leaving a Library or Archives in Kentucky with Melissa Barker, 20 August, 7-8:30 p.m.;
6. LGBTQ Genealogy with Stewart Traiman, 22 August, 1-2:30 p.m.;
7. Discovering African Americans in Kentucky Records Prior to 1870 with Cynthia Maharrey, 27 August, 7-8:30 p.m.;
8. Strategies to Analyze Endogamous DNA with Alec Ferretti, 29 August, 1-2:30 p.m.
Participation is limited to the first 250 registrants.
The registration fee is not refundable.
Programs will be recorded and shared with participants at the conclusion of the entire series, so you will be able to watch on-demand if you are unable to attend the live events.

Tracing a Kentucky Family From Freedom to Slavery: A Case Study
with Dr. Deborah A. Abbott, Ph.D.
This program recording is now available for on-demand viewing at
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New On-Demand Programs Available
for Members:
Amy Johnson Crow and the WANDER Method
J. Mark Lowe and Is It Really Online?
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Tracing a Kentucky Family From Freedom to Slavery with Deborah A. Abbott, Ph.D.; 11 July 2020
Video recording now available online for members. Sign-in to the website with your membership ID and password, then in the left navigation bar, select Members Only and then select Programs 2020 to access the video recording. If you are not yet a member, join now for $20 to access this and many other programs available on demand for members.

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