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Saturday, September 29
Genealogy Tea & Sympathy @ Kentucky Historical Society  (KHS Events)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Kentucky Historical Society, 100 W Broadway St, Frankfort KY 40601

Join the KHS Library staff on the 5th Saturday of every month from 2-4 p.m. for tea time and conversation. Have an ancestor that is eluding you? Confused about which source to use next? Have questions about the proof standard or how to get the kids involved? Bring along your genealogy issues, hot topics or questions, and the group will try to help you. All research experience levels are welcome.

Each Genealogy Tea and Sympathy session is free for KHS members OR part of the KHS general admission. Please pre-register by calling the KHS reference desk at 502-564-1792, ext. 4460, or by sending email to khsrefdesk@ky.gov.

For information regarding this and other KHS events, visit the events page at KentuckyAncestors.org.




Saturday, October 6
Getting Started with Genealogy--Registration Required  (KHS Events)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Kentucky Historical Society, 100 W Broadway St, Frankfort KY 40601

Get started in genealogy with a firm foundation. This Kentucky Historical Society workshop will cover the basics: 

  • Research strategies
  • Online resources
  • Offline resources (libraries/archives)
  • Family interviews/artifacts
  • Family tree software
  • Using fundamental records (census, vital statistics, marriage, probate)
  • Organization/storage and sharing with family
  • Further educational resources to guide you on your way!
This workshop is $8 for KHS members or $10 +$8 KHS general admission for non-members. Seating is limited, and pre-registration is required. To register, call 502-564-1792, ext. 4408, or send email to khsrefdesk@ky.gov.

 



Saturday, October 20
2018 Family History Seminar  (Kentucky Seminars & Workshops)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
Holiday Inn Louisville East, 1325 South Hurstbourne, Louisville, KY 40222
 
The  Louisville Genealogical Society annually sponsors a Family History  Seminar. For 2018, the LGS  seminar presenters are two nationally-known speakers, Dr. Michael Lacopo and Debra Renard.
 
9 a.m. – 10 a.m.
"Deconstructing Your Family Tree: Re-Evaluating the 'Evidence' "  –  by Dr. Michael Lacopo
 
10:45 a.m. – 11:45 a.m.
"Tales from the Trenches: Using DNA Evidence as Proof of Lineage" – by Debra Renard
 
1 p.m. – 2 p.m. 
" 'I am poor, obscure, plain, and little'   Researching the Invisible Ancestors" – Dr. Michael Lacopo
 
2:45 p.m. – 3:45 p.m.
"Hunting the Hunters: Hot on the Trail with DNA Strategies" – by Debra Renard
 
Details and Registration:  Louisville Genealogical Society website
 


Thursday, October 25
Advanced Genealogy Research Online  (Kentucky Seminars & Workshops)
6:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Advanced Genealogy Research Online
The Sons of the American Revolution National Library in Louisville will host this free program at 809 W. Main Street in Louisville. The event will feature a lecture from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m. and open research in the library for class participants from 7:30 to 8:30 p.m.
 


Saturday, October 27
German Genealogy 2018 Fall Seminar  (Conferences & Seminars)
9:00 am to 4:00 pm
445 Jefferson Avenue, U.S. 42, Plain City, Ohio
Theme: Coming to American: Where, How, and Why They Came
 
Sessions:
Where Did They Come From? Ohio’s Immigrants And Their German Homelands
“Hurra Wir Fahren Nach Amerika!” Travel Patterns During The Age Of Sail
The Pursuit Of Happiness: Faith, Land, And Hope
German Resources To Trace Your Roots
 
Presenter: Dr. Wolfgang Grams from Oldenburg, Germany
 
Registration fees (ranging from $46 to $67; lower cost before Oct. 13) include a syllabus, seminar sessions, vendor showcase, continental breakfast and full buffet lunch.
 
Details and registration are available online.
 
 


Saturday, October 27
Piecing Together History: Family Bible Records  (KHS Events)
10:00 am to 5:00 pm
Kentucky Historical Society, 100 W Broadway St, Frankfort KY 40601
Join the Kentucky Historical Society in the Martin F. Schmidt Research Library for a Piecing Together History open house (10 a.m. to 5 p.m.). This event is focused on family Bible records. KHS has one of the largest family Bible collections in the state.
 

View original Bible records, explore other holdings, and help research the families listed. Bring your own family Bible records for KHS to digitize them and add them to the KHS Digital Collections Catalog.

This event is free for KHS members; for non-members, it is included in the KHS general admission. No registration required. For details, call 502-564-1792, ext. 4460, or send email to khsrefdesk@ky.gov.

For up-to-date information regarding Kentucky Historical Society events, including fees and registration, visit the Events page at KentuckyAncestors.org

 



Saturday, November 3
Workshop: Family History Writing and Publishing Part 2  (KHS Events)
2:00 am to 4:00 pm
Kentucky Historical Society, 100 W Broadway St, Frankfort KY 40601
 
This event is Part 2 of "Family History Writing and Publishing Boot Camp." (Part 2 is Sept. 22.) Part 2 (afternoon only) will feature discussion about writings produced by participants based on what they learned in Part 1. KHS staff will work with participants on publishing a product to share with family in time for the holidays.
 
Pre-registration is required. See details and pricing online.
 



Saturday, December 29
Genealogy Tea & Sympathy @ Kentucky Historical Society  (KHS Events)
2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Kentucky Historical Society, 100 W Broadway St, Frankfort KY 40601
For up-to-date information reguarding these events, including fees and registration, please visit the events page at: KentuckyAncestors.org
 

Join the Kentucky Historical Society staff on the 5th Saturday of every month from 2 to 4 p.m. for tea time and  conversation. Bring your questions, your brick walls, your frustrations. The group will try to help you find answers. Bring stories of your successes, too. All research levels welcome.

Each Genealogy Tea and Sympathy session is Free for KHS members OR part of the KHS’ general admission. Please pre-register by calling the KHS Refdesk at 502-564-1792 x.4460 or by e-mailing us at: khsrefdesk@ky.gov