Manatee Genealogical Society is hosting a Virtual Seminar on Saturday, January 29, 2022, 10:00 a.m. - 4:15 p.m. with the theme "Finding Your Elusive Ancestors." Do you have an elusive ancestor? — An ancestor that has become an obstacle or a proverbial “brick wall?” We all do. The seminar is Saturday, January 29, 2022, 10:00 a.m. – 4:15 p.m. (EST) and features four nationally recognized genealogical speakers who will focus on this theme in their programs. You will be able to submit your questions to the speakers for expert guidance, and you will also have the chance to win prizes from major genealogical companies such as Family Tree DNA, My Heritage, and others. See attached flyer.
The speakers and topics are:
• D. Joshua Taylor, “Bridging the Gap: Finding Ancestors in the U.S. between 1780 and 1840.”
• Judy Russell, “No Vitals? No Problem! Building a Family through Circumstantial Evidence. A Family for Isabella (tracing a woman married before the 1850 Census).”
• Karen Stanbary, “Weaving DNA Test Results into a Proof Argument.”
• Gena Philibert-Ortega, “Desperately Seeking Eleanore: Finding an Elusive Female Through an Interdisciplinary Approach.”
COST: Members - $40; Non-members: S50. To review the program schedule and register for the seminar, visit our website at https://mgsfl.org/.