Kentucky Historical Society
KHS to Host Family History Workshop Dec. 10
FRANKFORT, Ky. (Nov. 28, 2011) – The Kentucky Historical Society (KHS) will host a free Family History Workshop at 10:30 a.m. Saturday, Dec. 10, at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History in downtown Frankfort.
At this workshop, “Digging Deeper for the Gold: Genealogy 201,” Deborah Lord Campisano will offer advice for determining a research objective and preparing a research strategy for solving family history mysteries. Case study examples will illustrate methods for getting the most from census records and court records including wills, administrations, court minutes, land records and tax records.
Presented by KHS and the Kentucky Genealogical Society, the free family history workshop series takes place each month at the Center for Kentucky History. Topics range from how to begin documenting your ancestry to specialized resources for experienced genealogists. If requested at the time of registration, an optional light lunch is available for $6, payable at the door.
To make a reservation, contact the KHS Reference Desk at 502-564-1792 or KHSRefDesk@ky.gov. The registration deadline for this workshop is noon on Friday, Dec. 9.