Wednesday, March 16, 2011


The Kentucky Genealogical Society brings internationally acclaimed researcher, historian and author Elizabeth Shown Mills to the Bluegrass State for the 36th Annual KGS Seminar, "Clearing Your Genealogical Hurdles," Aug. 6 at First United Methodist Church, 211 Washington St. in downtown Frankfort.

Mills, best known for authoring two "essential references" in genealogy research and documentation, plans to offer four one-hour sessions:

1. Genealogical Problem Solving: Professional Techniques for Everyday Success
2. In a Rut? Seven Ways to Jump Start Your Research
3. Proving "Oral History": How to Find the Truth About a Family Story
4. The Genealogical Proof Standard: How to Build a Case When No Record States the Answer

Doors will open at 8:15 a.m. for sign-in and vendor browsing. The seminar will begin at 8:45 and end at 4 p.m. The registration fee for KGS members is $40. For others, the fee is $50 for registrations postmarked by July 10, and $60 after that date. Lunch is included in all registrations. Seating is limited, and registrations will be honored in the order received.

Seminar information and a registration form are available for download:


Send inquiries by e-mail or by postal mail to KGS, P.O. Box 153, Frankfort, KY 40602.

Seminar co-sponsors include Downtown Frankfort Inc., Frankfort-Franklin County Tourism Commission and Frankfort-Franklin County Chamber of Commerce.

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