Moonshine and Stills: Finding Archived Records for Your Moonshiner Ancestor (Second Saturday)
June brings us National Moonshine Day (yes, there is such a day)! Have you heard stories about your kinfolk who may have operated a makeshift still in the woods? Have you ever wondered if there were records to help you verify those stories? During this talk, you'll learn from a professional archivist and genealogist who has found moonshine records in archives. She'll explain how to find records for your moonshine ancestors.
Melissa Barker is a Certified Archives Manager in the Houston County, Tennessee Archives. She is a professional genealogist and lectures, teaches and writes about genealogy research, researching in archives and records preservation. Melissa blogs at agenealogistinthearchives.blogspot.com