Family History Heyday - (Live Stream)
Lancaster Mennonite Historical Society introduces Family History Heyday, a new one-day virtual experience for the curious hobbyist, as well as the committed researcher. Guests may take in one or more of the online sessions offered Saturday, October 17 at 9 am, 10:30 am, and 1:30 pm.
Cost: $15 per live steam. Register at bit.ly/FamilyHistoryHeyday or call 717.393.9745.
Darvin Martin kicks off the morning with Using Ancestry.com's Newest Feature– DNA ThruLinesTM to Enhance Family History. This cutting-edge tool compares your family tree with the results from your DNA matches and finds potential new ancestors.
Neicy DeShields-Moulton traces her family history in The Ancestors I Met on My Genealogy Journey. Her extensive research uncovered deeply personal stories. She discusses the challenge of researching African-American ancestry and the pain of encountering enslaved relatives.
The afternoon keynote by John Brown delves into Little Known Facts About Colonial Lancaster County. He focuses on the diversity of the early settlers seeking religious freedom in Lancaster County.
Session 1: Darvin Martin
[9:00 am - 10:00 am]
“Using Ancestry.com’s Newest Feature-- DNA ThruLines™ to Enhance Family History”
Session 2: Neicy DeShields-Moulton
[10:30 am - 11:30 am]
"The Ancestors I Met on My Genealogy Journey"
Session 3: John Brown
[1:30 pm - 3:00 pm]
"Little Known Facts About Colonial Lancaster County"
Register online or call us at 717-393-9745
Direct all questions to Michael Bodner at firstname.lastname@example.org