Wednesday, June 11, 2008


Ozarks Genealogical Society is holding its 28th Annual Fall Conference, Paths to the Past, on 12-13 September 2008 in Springfield, Missouri. Featured speaker is Lloyd DeWitt Bockstruck. Sessions include Finding the Maiden Names of Females; Beginning Genealogy; Newspaper Research; Federal Bounty Lands; The New Mid-Continent Public Library Midwest Genealogy Center; Using Courthouse Records; Loyalists & Tories; and Where Did They Go? Migrations from the Peace of Paris in 1783 to the War of 1812.

Registration begins at 6 PM on 12 September 2008, with one session that evening. Registration begins on 13 September 2008 at 7:30 AM. Conference site is University Plaza at 333 John Q. Hammons Parkway, Springfield, MO 65806.

For more info, phone 417-885-9009 or email them at Website is

You may also be interested in these upcoming presentations at the OGS Library at 534 W. Catalpa Street (all at 9:30 AM):

25 June 2008-- Identifying & Dating Photos.

23 July 2008-- Genealogy by the Numbers.

27 August 2008-- The Life & Letters of a Vietnam Soldier.

Want to learn more about OGS activities, collections, programs, meetings, and special events? Attend an orientation session on 17 July 2008 or 20 July 2008. Both sessions begin at 2 PM at the OGS Library at 534 W. Catalpa Street. Need more info? Contact Melba Rector at

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