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Saturday, September 15
Legal Rumblings, Research Planning, And Finding the way to GGGrandmother's House  (General)
8:00 am to 4:00 pm
Southern Maryland Higher Education Center, 44219 Airport Rd. California, MD
The St. Mary's County Genealogical Society is sponsoring its 4th "Day of Genealogy," this time featuring J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA. Sessions will include:
“Following a Case through Court Workshop” - Learn the basic of the legal system. Understand the process of following a case through court including dockets, orders, depositions, etc. Find the key to solving a problem using these records.
“Out on a Limb, Trapped by Bad Research” - Feeling trapped with nowhere to go? Bad, weak or missing evidence all contribute to misleading research. Review your research findings, sharpen your techniques, evaluate your sources, and map a new course.
“Finding My Way Home Again … or A Closer Look at Migration Trails” - Early settlers of Kentucky and Tennessee followed pathways that continue to be traveled today. This lecture focuses on the major trails that led our ancestors to this home.
The cost is $45 for members and $55 for non-members. For more information and to register, visit the Society's web site.