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Why I Love City Directories - Nancy Walczyk
Join us as we start 2020 by sharpening our research capabilities. Meet Nancy Walcyyk, the Director of Research for the Tennessee Genealogical Society, a position which she has held since 2016. She has been researching her own family (which, sadly contains no Tennessee ancestors) for twenty years.
City Directories are gold mines of genealogical information. This presentation covers the types of genealogical information that can be found City Directories, how directories can be used to break through brick walls in your research, and how they can be used to flesh out information about your ancestor.
Benjamin Hooks Library 3030 Poplar Ave. Memphis, TN - Meeting Room A
Using DNA to Solve Adoption Problems - Kay Purdie
The Genealogical Society of DeSoto County is proud to present Kay Purdie, as she discusses the use of DNA in solving adoption problems.
For more information call 662-469-8495
Monday through Wednesday from 10:00am to 2:00pm
State Research Series - Tennessee
Join us as part of our continuing educational series on researching your Tennessee ancestors. The presenter will be Nancy Walczyk, TNGS Research Director and the event will be held at the Williamson County Library. This presentation will cover the early history, maps, sources for researching vital, court, probate records and other tips for investigating the "Volunteer State".
The Yellow Fever Epidemic - Kim Bearden
The Genealogical Society of DeSoto County is proud to present Kim Bearden from the Elmwood Cemetery Association, as she discusses the Yellow Fever Epidemic in Memphis.
The History of Delta Cooking - Kat Masson
The Genealogical Society of DeSoto County is proud to present Kat Masson. Ms. Masson is a Michelin Star chef and member of an international group of chefs dedicated to preserving the history of local foods
The History of Education in Desoto County - Bonnie Reid
The Genealogical Society of DeSoto County is proud to present Bonnie Reid. Bonnie , her mother and daughter all spent their entire careers teaching in Desoto County schools
The Holdings of the Mississippi State Archives
The Genealogical Society of DeSoto County is proud to present a representative from the Archived to discuss it's holdings.
Note: The venue for this talk may be moved to the Hernando Regional Library due to expected increase of attendance. Please check this site for updates or contact the society (See Below).
Genealogical Society of DeSoto County Round Table
Topic How to Generate Interest in Our Family Histories with the next generations
The Genealogical Society of DeSoto County is proud to hold a round table discussion to review ways to generate initerest of our Family Histories withe the next generation.
Round Table discussion on How to Generate Interest in Our Family Histories with the next generations.
14th Annual CelticFest
Presented by The West Tennessee Celtic Society
Hwy. 412 at Hwy. 104 in Lexington, TN 38351
(Exit 108 from I-40 and go SOUTH approx. 10 miles to Hwy 412 then Right about 3 miles to Beech Lake)
LEXINGTON, TN 38351
***Located BEHIND the Everett Horn Library***
ONE DAY ONLY - RAIN OR SHINE
Music, Food, Demonstrations, and More
As always, this is a Family Friendly RAIN or SHINE event
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