I offer a variety of genealogy presentations for your library, society, or even your Family reunion. I can also customize a presentation to fit your needs. If you have a special presentation in mind or are interested in one of the current presentations or new presentations please feel free to inquire.
Online presentations are availale.
Honorarium based on venue. Travel expenses may be applied.
All lectures are accompanied with Power Point presentations unless otherwise requested. Syllabus available for all presentations $2.00 per copy, also available in PDF format (cost based on venue) for venue reproduction.
See examp of available presentations below.
Understanding types of probate records and definitions of common probate terms will help put together the life of your ancestors after their life.
Understanding the difference and knowing how to apply some of the features of each document can unlock family secrets not recorded anywhere else.
A look at the inception, route, and migration of Zane's Trace. The first Government sanctioned road in the Northwest Territory had its challenges.
Considerations for a successful Lineage Society Application.
From the Great Lakes to the Ohio River. The roads and tributaries in between.
Understanding terminology found in deeds, patents, and surveys. Locating old properties on new maps.
From the Revolutionary War to the Civil War, Land acts defined and dictated everything from our Constitution to our migration and settlement.
Sometimes Land records lead to unknown probate records and sometimes probate records contain land records that were never filed!
Platting your ancestors land can help answer questions and add needed context to your family story. It is much easier than you may think!
Have you've gathered as many facts about your family history as possible? Turn to maps to uncover more specific information or to solve historical mysteries.