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Saturday, November 9
KGS 2nd Saturday Genealogy  (Second Saturday)
10:30 am to 1:00 pm
Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway, Frankfort, KY
 
Beginning and Extending Your Research of German Ancestry
 
Presenter – Kent Robinson, past president of the Indiana Chapter and immediate past National president of Palatines to America – German Genealogy Society. He has focused his research during the past 15 years on his mother's paternal ancestry in Germany, tracing them back to 1593.
 
 
Sessions – Two one-hour presentations will cover these resources and strategies:
  • Sources for discovering the name and location of the ancestral village
  • Introduction to the history and geography of Germany
  • A variety of items and terms that researchers will encounter
  • Record types, the info they include, and how to access them
  • Suggestions to make research of German records easier even if you do not know the German language
 
 
 
 
 



Saturday, December 14
KGS 2nd Saturday  (Second Saturday)
10:30 am to 1:00 pm
Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway, Frankfort, KY
 
Michael J. Denis will offer presentations based on his continuing research and the Boyle County, Ky. African-American genealogical databases he has created. Details coming soon.