Saturday, December 29, 2007

Mississippi Genealogical Society Seminar is January 19 in Rankin County

The Mississippi Genealogical Society and Mississippi Department of Archives and History present the annual Genealogical Seminar on Saturday, January 19, 2008, from 8 a.m. until 4 p.m. at the Rankin County campus of Hinds Community College, 3805 Highway 80 East, Pearl, Mississippi. Doors will open at Wynn Hall at 8 a.m. for early registration. The speaker will be George G. Morgan, who has written several books and many articles on genealogical research.

Morgan is a prolific writer whose works include The Genealogy Forum on America Online: the Official User's Guide and Your Family Reunion: How to Plan It, Organize It and Enjoy It. His most recent book is How to Do Everything with Your Genealogy.

Morgan will present four topics in four separate sessions. The morning sessions are "Climbing Your Family Tree: Effective Genealogical Research" and "Bringing Your Ancestor to Life: Developing an Ancestor Profile." The afternoon sessions are titled "Genealogical Research on the Internet" and "Researching U.S. Land Records."

The seminar cost is $45 and includes lunch. A $2 discount is offered to Mississippi Genealogical Society members. To register send your name, address and phone number along with check made payable to Mississippi Genealogical Society to MGS, Box 5301, Jackson MS 39296-5301. No refunds will be available after Jan 10.

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