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“Kentucky Online Resources: Maximizing Your Search of the Bluegrass State presented by Elaine M. Kuhn, MLS” – May 15, 2018
Tuesday, May 15, 2018 7:00 pm
Join us at the MidPointe Library at 9363 Centre Pointe Drive, West Chester, Ohio
“Kentucky Online Resources: Maximizing Your Search of the Bluegrass State!” This presentation highlights the many avenues for online research of Kentucky records. Resources covering the entire state as well as region-specific collections will be discussed. Presented by Elaine Kuhn Elaine, who is the Local History and Genealogy Services Coordinator for the Kenton County Public Library in Kentucky. She is a member of the Ohio Genealogical Society and the Hamilton County Chapter of OGS. She also serves on the boards of the Historic Linden Grove Cemetery and Arboretum in Covington, Kentucky, and the Kenton County Historical Society.
Join us at the MidPointe Library in West Chester, Ohio as Mark Middleton presents “Genealogy Apps for Smartphones: 2018”. Smartphone applications are constantly being updated with newer capabilities and many get abandoned. New Genealogy applications are constantly introduced. I’ll cover genealogy-specific applications. These applications make a smartphone the perfect companion in any location from Courthouse to Graveyard. As new hardware is introduced and operating systems for smartphones are updated, recommendations from just a few years ago may not be valid.
Mark Middleton is a highly experienced digital technologist that has been working in the computer technology field since the 1990’s. Mark has personally lead efforts to create and update mobile applications as well as using many online technologies. Mark’s takes technology and brings it to a level that can be understood and used by all genealogists. His experience and education allows him go beyond the limited technology recommendations of many speakers and provide accurate and actionable steps a genealogist can take.
Join us at the MidPointe Library in West Chester, Ohio as Kathy Reed, who is currently serving in the role of Program Director for the Hamilton County Chapter of OGS and leads a regional DNA Interest Group presents ““USING DNA TO IDENTIFY AN ADOPTEE’S FAMILY ”. In this talk, she will discuss how she used Gedmatch and other tools to uncover this family secret. And just when she thought she knew it all, two more mysteries popped up. Come along for the genealogical ride of a lifetime.
Join us at the MidPointe Library in West Chester, Ohio – TBD