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Free Lineage Society Workshop
Saturday, March 21
Free Lineage Society Workshop  (Conferences & Seminars)
10:00 am to 1:30 pm
Floyd County Library, 180 W. Spring St., New Albany, IN
Sponsored by NSDOAF
Join us to learn about various Lineage Societies, Genealogical Societies, and Historical Societies. Representatives from 20 organizations will speak about each society history and purpose followed by meet and greet at society display tables.
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Tuesday, April 14
Genealogy Night @ the SAR Genealogical Library  (Conferences & Seminars)
6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
SAR Library, 809 W. Main St., Louisville, KY
  • Tour the Mary & James S. Craik Special Collections Room
  • Research in the library's print and online resources, with help from volunteers
  • Print free of charge at this event only!
  • Sign up to digitize family treasures that you can take home on the storage media you bring.
  • Choose from three workshop sessions.
This is a free event, but reservations are requested. To get details, reserve a seat, or sign up for a digitization session, send email to or call 502-588-6130.


Wednesday, June 17 through Saturday, June 20
Palatines to America National Conference 2020  (Conferences & Seminars)
Hilton Cincinnati Netherland Plaza, 35 W. Fifth St., Cincinnati, Ohio
For the first time in its 45 year history, Palatines to America, German Genealogy Society will hold its National Conference in Cincinnati.  The national society’s Ohio Chapter is the host for the conference.
The society's emphasis is on researching German-speaking ancestors who lived in 18 different countries.
Featured Conference Presenters: Dr. Michael D. Lacopo, Daniel R. Jones, Dr. Don Heinrich Tolzmann, Dr. Allen Bernard, Ernest Thode, Kent Robinson, Diana Drubach, Katheen Reed, Andrew Houghtaling, and Lauren Kuntzman
Registration is open through May 27. Links to details and registration options are online at

Maryland to Kentucky Conference
Friday, June 26 through Sunday, June 28
Maryland to Kentucky Conference  (Conferences & Seminars)
Samuels Hall, Nelson Co. Fairgrounds, 2389 New Haven Rd., Bardstown, KY 40004
Information to be posted online at

Saturday, July 18
Genealogy Boot Camp with Amy Johnson Crow  (Conferences & Seminars)
8:45 am to 4:00 pm
Allen County Public Library Genealogy Center, 900 Webster St., Fort Wayne, Indiana
Certified Genealogist® Amy Johnson Crow will present four sessions:
  • The Research Plan: Your Road Map to Success
  • Timelines: The Swiss Army Knife of Genealogical Research
  • 5 Search Strategies Every Genealogist Should Know
  • Case Study (chosen from research problems submitted by attendees)

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  (Conferences & Seminars)
Henry Horton TN State Park - 35 Minutes Outside Nashville TN.
Henry Horton Tennessee State Park
Call 1-800-250-8612 to make lodging reservations at the hotel
or in the park's cabins or campground.

THURSDAY, Aug. 20:
Reception at 6:00 p.m.
Pick up badges and program schedule.

FRIDAY, Aug. 21

DNA project members attend private group sessions connecting to DNA matches in their special groups.
All are encouraged to bring their GEDCOMS or family worksheets.
Morning: Presenters speak on DNA and the history of McDowells who fought in the Civil War in Tennessee.
Afternoon: Tour the Civil War Battlefield site in Spring Hill. Those who want to remain at the conference center may continue their private group session.   
To confirm attendance or get additional information, send email to Charlotte McDowell Baker, administrator of the McDowell DNA Project, at Please include your DNA kit number to verify you are a project member. Registration cost and general information will be sent when you confirm you will be attending.