All day. MGS Members $50, Non-Members $65, at MGS Website.
Speakers: David Rencher, Pamela Boyer Sayer, LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, Michael Lacopo.
9:00 am - LaBrenda Garrett-Nelson, “DNA Corroborates Oral History & Supports Documentary Evidence,” a case study using autosomal and Y-DNA to reconstruct communities that left few records.
10:45 am - David E. Rencher, “What's New at FamilySearch and the Family History Library.”
1:00 pm - Pamela Boyer Sayre, “Murder at the Mansion.” an intriguing murder in a wealthy St. Louis family, the slave trade, California and Montana Gold Rushes, and a diplomatic career in Siam (now Thailand).
2:45 pm - Michael D. Lacopo, “She Came from Nowhere...Case Study Approach to a Difficult Genealogical Problem,” Virginia research, social history, female research, and family analysis: the Genealogical Proof Standard at work!