01 February 2014

Society Saturday: LMHS Conference

This April the Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society (LMHS) will host the 35th Annual Family History Conference. The Keynote Address this year is titled "Family History Through Photographs Daguerreotypes to Digital."

Seminars this year includes:
  • Identifying and Dating Photographs—Maureen Taylor
  • Finding Your Ancestors Through DNA - Which Test is Beset for Me?—Darvin L. Martin
  • Getting the Most from Ancestry.com—Sabrina Petersen, Ancestry.com
  • Beginner's Luck - A Primer for the Beginning Genealogist—James C. Landis
  • Genealogical CLues in Nineteenth Century Photographs—Maureen Taylor
  • What DNA Can Reveal about Our Health—Darvin L. Martin
  • How to Find the Unfindable—Sabrina Petersen, Ancestrycom
  • Philadelphia Research: Repositories and Records—James M. Beidler
  • House History: Researching a Historic Home at the Lancaster County Archives—John F. Bennawit, jr.
  • The Last Muster: The Revolutionary War Generation in Photographs—Maureen Taylor
  • Grave Concern: Mission to Preserve Graveyards—Grave Concern, inc., of Lancaster County
  • Letterpress to Digital: Using HIstorical Newspapers in Print, Microfilm, and Online—James M. Beidler
  • Genealogical Records of the Society of Friends—David R. Morrison
  • Pennsylvania German Gravestones: Art and History in Stone—Michael B. Emery, Museum Educator
  • How Does Ancestry Digitize—Digitizing and Archive—Sabrina Petersen, Ancestry.com
  • The Use of Government Documents in Searching for Your Ancestors—Kathy Hale, Pennsylvania State Library

For more information concerning the conference, visit the LMHS at http://www.lmhs.org/Home/Events/History_Conference.
Locations listed are located in Pennsylvania (USA), unless otherwise noted in post.