Upcoming Events

2024:

14-16 June 2024. Ontario Genealogical Society Conference. Build a Better Family Tree with Brick & Mortar Research. https://conference2024.ogs.on.ca/2024/02/28/build-a-better-family-tree-with-brick-and-mortar-research/

6 Sept 2024Utah Genealogical Association Summit of Excellence. A Genealogist’s Guide to Sanborn Maps. 

11-13 Sept 2024. We Are Cousins Virtual Genealogy Conference. A Genealogist’s Guide to Sanborn Maps. 

14 Sept 2024. Pueblo, CO Genealogy Society. Grip, Grippe and the Spanish Lady: The 1918 Pandemic and Your Family Records.

28 Sept 2024. Wheaton Public Library (Wheaton, IL). Don’t Forget to Misspell! Getting the Most from Digital Newspaper Research.

 

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Previous Events

4 April 2024. Genealogy & Family History club here in Sun City Carolina Lakes, Indian Land, SC. Power Up Your Research with Sanborn Maps and City Directories.

2 April 2024Utah Genealogical Association ProTalk. Grip, Grippe and the Spanish Lady: The 1918 Pandemic and Your Family Records. Recording available for members. 

18 March 2024. Midwest Genealogy Center. Independence, MO. [in-person] Historic Context from Unusual Sources.

15 Feb 2024. Dakota County (MN) Historical Society.  A Genealogist’s Guide to Sanborn Maps.

2023:

11 October 2023.  Mecklenburg, NC Genealogical Society. Researching Your Ancestor’s Brick & Mortar Can Help Break Down Your Brick Wall. 

7 October 2023. Northland Genealogical Society. Patriotism, Prohibition, and (k)ein Prosit: Being German in 1920s America.

21 September 2023.  Genealogy Center. Allen County Public Library, Fort Wayne, IN. A Genealogist’s Guide to Sanborn Maps. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=mtnmnUTcS84

19 September 2023. Autauga County Genealogical Society, Prattville, AL. Don’t Forget to Misspell! Getting the Most from Online Newspaper Research.

5 September 2023. Utah Genealogical Association ProTalk. Researching Your Ancestor’s Brick & Mortar Can Help Break Down Your Brick Wall. Members can view here: https://ugagenealogy.org/blog.php?sid=5 

7 August 2023. Ozarks Genealogical Society. Lure Your Ancestor out of the National Register of Historic Places.

5 August 2023. Missouri State Genealogical Association Conference. Columbia, MO.
Lure Your Ancestor out of the National Register of Historic Places.
(Un)usual Suspects: Old and New Sources for Genealogical Research.

17 July 2023. Central Florida Genealogical Society.
Don’t Forget to Misspell! Getting the Most from Online Newspaper Research.

9 June 2023. Heartland Family History Conference. Topeka, KS.
Lure Your Ancestor out of the National Register of Historic Places.
Research Your Ancestor’s Brick & Mortar.

5 May 2023. Kansas Historic Preservation Conference. Independence, KS.
A Historian’s Guide to Sanborn Maps.

18 April 2023. Autauga County Genealogical Society, Prattville, AL.
A Genealogist’s Guide to Sanborn Maps.

2022:

1 October 2022. Birmingham Public Library Double Header. Birmingham, AL.
Don’t Forget to Misspell! Getting the Most from Online Newspaper Research
Sanborn Maps: A Genealogist’s Guide.

4 June 2022. Northland Genealogical Society, North Kansas City, MO.
Researching Your Ancestor’s Brick & Mortar with City Directories & Sanborn Maps.

May 19, 2022. Eudora Area Historical Society and the Eudora Community Museum, Eudora, KS. https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=G8MUl1_ZKbAA History of the Sunflower Village: A Celebration of Eighty Years.

May 13, 2022. Heartland Family History Conference, Topeka, KS.
A Genealogist’s Guide to Sanborn Maps.

30 April 2022. Ohio Genealogical Society Conference 2022, Mason, OH.
National Register of Historic Places, Breweries, and Their German Entrepreneurs.
Patriotism, Prohibition, and (k)ein Prosit: Being German in 1920s America.

16 April 2022. Jacksonville Genealogical Society, Jacksonville, FL.
Researching Your Ancestor’s Brick & Mortar with City Directories & Sanborn Maps.

4 April 2022. Ozarks Genealogical Society, Springfield, MO.
A Genealogist’s Guide to Sanborn Maps in the Ozarks.

2 April 2022. Northland Genealogical Society, North Kansas City, MO.
Don’t Forget to Misspell! Getting the Most from Online Newspaper Research.

2021:

6-7 August 2021. Missouri State Genealogical Association Conference. Columbia, MO.
Ten Ways Postcards Can Add Leaves to Your Family Tree.
Sanborn Maps, City Directories, and Newspapers: Connecting the Dots Between Family and Business Research.

1 May 2021. Genealogical Society of Central Missouri.
Our Ancestors’ Experience During the 1918-1920 Influenza Pandemic.

2020:

3 Oct 2020. Northland Genealogical Society, Kansas City, MO.
Kansas City’s Experience During the 1918-1920 Influenza Pandemic.

2019:
9 August 2019. Alabama Family and Local History Workshop, Montgomery, AL.
Sanborn Maps and City Directories.

3 August 2019. Missouri State Genealogical Society Conference, Columbia, MO.
Newspapers and Genealogy: Getting the Most Out of Print Online.

1 April 2019. Ozarks Genealogical Society. Springfield, MO.
Was Your Family Affected by the Influenza Pandemic?

2018:
12 August 2018. National World War One Museum & Memorial, Kansas City, MO, Available on YouTube at https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=XYQnL_XRgzk.
Grip, Grippe and the Spanish Lady: The 1918 Pandemic and the U.S. Government Response.

10 August 2018. Missouri State Genealogical Association Conference, Columbia, MO.
Grip, Grippe and the Spanish Lady: The 1918 Pandemic and Your Family Records.

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