Our February seminar with Mark Lowe is approaching quickly. Mark is a great speaker, very down to earth and funny as well as informative. If you have not yet registered, there is still time to do so and come hear Mark speak on the following topics:
“Finding Uncle John by Talking to Neighbors”
Using census records, manuscripts, and land records, learn details about your ancestor’s neighborhood and the
people with whom they worked, prayed, fought and married.
“Documenting the “Right” Family While Staying on Track”
Learn simple techniques for breaking down difficult research problems into manageable segments, including the
basics of documentation and why it is an important family research tool.
“Discover Your “Magic Genealogy Box”
Learn how certain online sites and books should be placed within your reach, and how these records will
improve your daily genealogical search activities.
“Cemeteries as a Genealogical Resource”
Tools to help you find cemeteries and ways to learn more from our ancestors through gravestones and
There are still seats available for this seminar. It is a full day of learning about researching your family history while getting to know some of your fellow researchers. These seminars are very interesting and informative so go to the VGS web site where you can download the registration form, print it, complete it and mail it to Mike Garvin. Mike’s address is on the registration form.