Tuesday, August 16, 2016

2016 Ozarks Genealogical Society’s (OGS) Fall Conference, September 9-10 in Springfield, MO

The 2016 Ozarks Genealogical Society’s (OGS) Fall Conference will be held on September 9 &10th.  This year's theme, “Colonial New England and Its Migrations,” will feature Michael J. Leclerc, CG, an internationally renowned genealogist. He has been a contributing editor for American Ancestors magazine and a consulting editor for the New England Historical and Genealogical Register.

Conference topics will include “New England's Records, how they differ from the other areas of the United States;” “Town Records;” “Finding and Utilizing Key Research Repositories and Collections” plus “Migration Patterns.”
            Additional mini-session selections will be: “Fundamentals of Genealogy;” “Finding Your Ancestors in Military Records;” “Migration to Missouri;” and “Do your Wurst! Then Push Aside Your Plate and Discover Your German Family.”
The conference will be held at the University Plaza Hotel, 333 S John Q. Hammons Parkway, Springfield, Missouri. Early registration and OGS member discounts are available through August 26 and a Friday evening only is available for a smaller registration fee.
 There will be vendor exhibits, white elephant table, door prizes and more. Registration fee includes an electronic syllabus.  Register here or e-mail: conference@ozarksgs.org.

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