2017 Ancestry Fair Schedule of Events


Ancestry Fair Schedule of Events (click on speaker name or lecture title for more details):


8:30-9:30
REGISTRATION

9:30-10:30
KEYNOTE ADDRESS

SYDNEY CRUICE DIXON

IT STARTED WITH A SAMPLER: Finding Genealogical Gems in Unexpected Places

Room 121
10:30-11:00
BREAK

11:00-12:00
CLAIRE KEENAN

BEYOND THE BASICS OF IRISH RESEARCH

Room 121
GERALD (JERRY) SMITH

FINDING LAND-LESS ANCESTORS

Room 011
MELISSA A. JOHNSON, CG(SM)

GENETIC GENEALOGY: A Beginner's Guide

Room 156
12:00-1:30
LUNCH BREAK

Door prize drawing at 12:30 (must be claimed by 2 pm)

1:30-2:30
SYDNEY CRUICE DIXON

STRATEGIES FOR RESEARCHING IN THE 17TH AND 18TH CENTURIES: When Records are Scarce

Room 121
GERALD (JERRY) SMITH

BASTARDS, BRIDGES, AND BAWDY HOUSES: Using Quarter Session Court Records for Genealogical Research

Room 011
MELISSA A. JOHNSON, CG(SM)

DIVING DEEPER INTO GENETIC GENEALOGY

Room 156
2:30-3:00
BREAK

Re-drawing for unclaimed door prizes at 2:30 pm

3:00-4:00
SYDNEY CRUICE DIXON

MAKING THE MOST OF INDIRECT EVIDENCE

Room 121
TAMMY SCHANE

ENGRAVED: The Meanings Behind 19th-Century Tombstone Symbols

Room 011
KAREN MELIS

THE SPIRIT OF THE LAKE: A Local Slovak Legend Turned Genealogical Case Study

Room 156