Titusville Historical Society - 3rd Annual Genealogy Conference - Saturday 12 October 2013 - 8 am - 4 pm

Sep 10, 2013

 

The Titusville Historical Society will hold its third annual Genealogy Conference on Saturday, Oct. 12, from 8 a.m. to 4 p.m., in the Towne Square conference room, in Titusville. Registration will be held from 8 to 9 a.m., at which time coffee, tea and breakfast items will be offered.

 

This year's conference will feature five topics of interest to genealogists, different from those offered last year. After opening remarks by Titusville Historical Society President Lois Parsons, Kathryn Newson will discuss the use of death records in research.

 

Roxanne Hitchcock will then present the results of her extensive research into city directories and how they can be used effectively by genealogists in searching for family ancestors.

 

After a catered lunch and free time to examine items at vendors' tables, four members of the Punxsutawney chapter of the Daughters of the American Revolution (DAR), Laudrea Frampton, Betty Dinger, Santana Olp and Joan Olp, will provide instruction for the use of the DAR Genealogy Research System.

 

William Moore will continue the afternoon with his presentation on the use of deeds as a research tool.

 

Concluding the conference, Dr. Rhonda Clark will discuss the employment of electronic means in genealogical research.

 

For more information about the conference, or to obtain a registration form, contact the Titusville Historical Society, at P.O. Box 739, Titusville, Pa., 16354; titusvillehistoricalsociety@gmail.com; or 827-3975. The registration deadline is Sept. 30.

 

For more information about the Titusville Historical Society please visit their website.