Second Saturday Family History Workshop: Early Kentucky Court Records & Confederate Pensions

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The Kentucky Genealogical Society joins the Kentucky Historical Society with a series of free family history workshops each month at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History. Topics range from how to begin documenting your ancestry to specialized resources for experienced genealogists. (See bottom or side menu for registration information)

This January, join us in welcoming guest speaker, Walter Bowman, Research Room Supervisor at the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives! He will be giving instruction on how to use two wonderful Kentucky resources:

Session 1: Early Kentucky Court Records

Session 2: Confederate Pension Applications

About the speaker:
Walter Bowman is a native of Virginia, and attended Berea College, graduating with a double major in History and Education.  Walter began working for Military Affairs in 1989 as an Archivist at the Military Records and Research Branch.  Since 2002 he has been employed  as an archivist by the Kentucky Department for Libraries and Archives and have served as the Research Room Supervisor since 2007. He and his wife and live in Lexington.

Morning session runs from 10:30-11:30 a.m., followed by an hour break for lunch. Second session runs from 12:30-1:30 p.m.

Registration is strongly suggested for this FREE event. However, walk-ins ARE welcome.

A light lunch is available for the break between sessions if requested at time of registration for $7, payable at the door.

For more information or to register, contact:

Martin F. Schmidt Research Library Reference Desk

(502) 564-1792, ext. 4460