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Friends of the DE Archives - March 4th
“Genealogy-Beyond Bare Bones, Building your Skills”
A Free Spring 2017 Genealogy Conference
Dr. THOMAS W. JONES, PhD, CG, FASG, FUGA
One of America’s most respected genealogical lecturers
THOMAS W. JONES, PhD, CG, FASG, FUGA
- Can a Complex Research Problem be Solved Solely Online?
- Planning Efficient and Effective Research: A Case Study
- Five Ways to Prove Who Your Ancestor Was (Some Reliable and Others Not so Reliable
- Inferential Genealogy: Deducing Ancestors' Identities Indirectly
Dr. Jones’ book, “Mastering Genealogical Proof will be available for purchase”!
Saturday, 4 March 2017, 9:30 A.M. to 4:00 P.M
Check-in open at 8:30 A.M.
DELAWARE PUBLIC ARCHIVES, 121 Martin Luther King Boulevard, Dover, DE
Ocean View Historical Society - March 8th
18th Century Ancestors in Rural America
Kimberly F.B. Bucklaw - March 18, 2017
About this lecture:
18th Century Rural Genealogy is the means of effectively placing your ancestors in time and location using alternative methods can be an invaluable skill for family researchers. Learn how to use timelines and geographic clues from a variety of records (taxes, deeds, court records etc.) to overcome research obstacles pertaining to early rural families.
Kimberly F.B. Bucklaw is the Assistant Archivist and primary genealogical researcher for the Chester County Archives and Chester County Historical Society. With over 15 years of research experience, she specializes in county government records, property research, and African American history in Delaware and the surrounding areas. Kim has a master’s degree in American History and holds certification from the Academy of Certified Archivists.
Speakers for 2017 - Monthly Meetings
We are excited to announce the Spring Calendar of speakers and presentations for our Society at the new Lewes Public Library.
Speakers for 2017:
Jan 21 - Dan Pritchett - The Civil War in History and Memory
Feb 18 - Mike Dixon - The Mason-Dixon Line: Story Behind the Boundary
Mar 18 - Kim Bucklaw - 18th Century Ancestors in Rural America
Apr 15 - Mike Dixon - Pass the Rum: Rise & Fall of Prohibition
May 20 - Elaine Patterson - After your research: What's Next?