08 April 2010

Minnesota Genealogical Society Family History Fair, April 17th

Immigration and roots across the Atlantic are themes of the annual MGS Family History Fair that will be held April 17 at the MGS Library and Research Center in South Saint Paul, Minnesota.

Anduin Wilhide of the University of Minnesota's Immigration History Research Center will give the keynote talk on 19th Century immigration. Afterward, an experienced researcher will lead discussions on genealogy research in nine areas:
  • Danish - Scott Jkar
  • African-American - Myrtice Orr
  • English - Lois Mackin and Jay Fonkert
  • Bavarin (German) - Kent Cutkomp
  • Irish - Beth Mullinax
  • Yankees - Barbara Oestreich
  • Italian - Pat Ricci
  • Dutch and Belgian - Jay Fonkert
  • Scottish - Bergetta Monroe and John McKeen.
And you can get answers to your research questions at a lunch-time "Ask a Genealogist" forum.

Register online, by mail (checks only sent to: Family History Fair, MN Genealogical Society, 1185 Concord St. N., South Saint Paul 55075), or at the door. Registration is $25; an optional lunch is available for $7. Please register by Wednesday, April 14. For more information, contact Terry Kita (by e-mail or phone:612-927-0719).

No comments: