The Minnesota Genealogical Society Co-Sponsors Hennepin County Library Family History Fair

Join us Saturday, October 26 at Minneapolis Central Library from 9:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. for the 4th annual Hennepin County Library Family History Fair.

Nationally known Minnesota genealogist, Paula Stuart-Warren, CG, FMGS, FUGA, starts off the day with a keynote address, Check it Out! Public Library “Musts” for Genealogists.

Paula’s talk is followed by three rounds of short breakout sessions presented by local genealogists.  Breakout round 1 features Finding Family in the Federal Census from Lois Abromitis Mackin and Faith
of Our Fathers: Using Religious Records in Genealogical Research from Trudi Campbell. Breakout round 2 features Digging Up Clues in the Cemetery from David W. Suddarth and Going Beyond Online Databases from Alice Eichholz, Ph.D., CG.  Breakout round 3 features Fun Ways to Share Family History from Linda Coffin and Hello, My Name is FamilySearch.org, Have We Met? from Kim Ashford.

The presentations are just part of the Family History Fair story. Over 25 genealogical, historical, and heritage groups, including MGS, will be at the fair to show and tell what they do.  Groups exhibiting include African-American, Czechoslovak, Civil War, Finnish, cemetery, Germanic, Irish, Italian, Norwegian-American, Polish, Pommern, Welsh, Swedish, Slovenian, and West Indian/Caribbean, as well as several lineage societies.  The MGS exhibits will include a selection of genealogy books for purchase, as well as copies of the Minnesota research QuickGuide.

Preregistration is strongly suggested to make sure you get in! Preregister here.

© 2013 – 2014, Paula Stuart-Warren. All rights reserved.

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