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Saturday, April 8
Learning About Ancestors by Occupation and Between Census Years  (Second Saturday)
10:30 am to 1:00 pm
Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway, Frankfort, Ky.
Presenter: Amy Johnson Crow, CG
 
Session 1: Butcher, Baker, Candlestick Maker: Using Occupational Records
 
Session 2: Ten Years is a Long Time: Researching Your Ancestors Between Census Years
 
About the Presenter: Certified Genealogist Amy Johnson Crow holds a master's degree in library and information science and puts those skills to work helping people find information about their ancestors. She lives in Reynoldsburg, Ohio (a suburb of Columbus), and her roots run deep in the midwestern and mid-Atlantic states. Ms. Crow blogs on a variety of topics in categories that include tips and tricks, organization, records research, library research, DNA, and others.
 
Learn more about Amy Johnson Crow and benefit from her blog at http://www.amyjohnsoncrow.com/.
 
 
REGISTRATION: The Kentucky Genealogical Society is now the sole sponsor of 2nd Saturday Genealogy events. Pre-registration is important as KGS prepares for each workshop. If you do not register in advance, KGS may not have handouts for you.
 
 
 



Saturday, May 13
2nd Saturday Genealogy  (Second Saturday)
10:30 am to 1:00 pm
Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway, Frankfort, Ky.
 
PRESENTER: John Heider, cemetery preservationist; owner of R.I.P., Ltd. (http://www.ripltd.com/) a company that offers on-site preservation services, consultation, workshops, and training for volunteers in cemetery preservation.
 
TOPIC: The specific aspects of cemetery and gravestone preservation to be presented will be announced soon.



Saturday, June 10
Second Saturday Genealogy  (Second Saturday)
10:30 am to 1:00 pm
Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway, Frankfort, Ky.
 
PRESENTER: Kathy Reed, Program Director, Hamilton County (Ohio) Genealogical Society; retired educator, blogger (https://ohioriverways.blogspot.com/) , family historian
 
TOPICS: To Be Announced
 



Saturday, July 8
Second Saturday Genealogy  (Second Saturday)
10:30 am to 1:00 pm
Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway, Frankfort, Ky.
 
PRESENTER: Wayne Winkler, director of WETS-FM/HD, East Tennessee State University; author and speaker about Melungeon heritage; past president of the Melungeon Heritage Association
 
TOPICS: Winkler comes back to Second Saturday Genealogy by popular demand to talk about the Melungeon people and culture. Specitic topics will be announced soon.



Saturday, August 5
KGS Annual Seminar  (Annual Seminar)
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway, Frankfort, Ky.
 
PRESENTER: Gerald "Jerry" Smith, CG, SM – Professional genealgist specializing in Pennsylvania families prior to 1900; author of books and journal articles; member of many genealogical organizations, including Association of Professional Genealogists and Genealogical Speakers Guild.
 
TOPICS: To Be Announced. Watch this website for full details coming soon.



Saturday, September 9
Second Saturday Genealogy  (Second Saturday)
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway, Frankfort, Ky.
 
PRESENTER: Patrick Lewis
 
TOPICS: To be announced



Saturday, October 14
Second Saturday Genealogy  (Second Saturday)
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway, Frankfort, Ky.
 
PRESENTER: Gail Jackson Miller, CG – Certified professional genealogist with 20+ years of experience working with clients who have Kentucky and Tennessee roots with ties to surrounding states.
 
TOPICS:  To Be Announced



Saturday, November 11
Second Saturday Genealogy  (Second Saturday)
10:30 am to 1:00 pm
Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway, Frankfort, Ky.
 
PRESENTER: Debra Smith Renard, full-time genealogical researcher and presenter with specialties in adoption and DNA genealogy; founder of Eureka! Genealogy; board member, Kentucky Genealogical Society and Louisville Genealogical Society; member of multiple genealogical and lineage organizations; co-founder and co-leader of the Louisville Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group.
 
TOPICS: To Be Announced



Saturday, December 9
Second Saturday Genealogy  (Second Saturday)
10:30 am to 1:00 pm
Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway, Frankfort, Ky.
 
PRESENTER: Nancy Simmons Roberson – retired K-12 educator and athletics director from Michigan, now living in Louisville. She has 30 years of genealogical research experience and has been teaching and sharing her knowledge of FamilySearch for several years. Roberson is past president of the Louisville Genealogical Society and teaches the society's internet genealogy classes.
 
TOPICS: To Be Announced