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Kansas Ancestor Fair can help residents trace their ancestry

by on September 26, 2011

kansas trace ancestorsThe Kansas Historical Society will mark October as Family History Month with a special event to help residents learn more about their ancestry.

The Kansas Ancestor Fair will be held Oct. 8 at the Historical Society in Topeka. Co-sponsors are the Topeka Genealogical Society and the LDS Family History Center of Topeka.

Whether you’re just wondering where to start, or are an experienced researcher, we’ll have lots of information and learning opportunities for everyone. Representatives from Ancestry.com will be on-site, providing mini-sessions and tips for using their website.

The Kansas Ancestor Fair will offer seminars, displays and demonstrations on researching family histories through databases, records and other sources.

  • Representatives from Ancestry.com will be on-site
  • Mini-sessions on a variety of topics
  • Informational displays by genealogical, historical & lineage groups
  • “Ask the experts”  Preservation questions
  • “Ask the experts” Genealogy questions
  • Ancestor Photo Display

WHEN:   Saturday, October 8th, 2011    10am – 3pm

WHERE:   Kansas State Historical Society, 6435 SW 6th Ave.,  Topeka, Kansas


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