Second Saturday: Utilizing Supplemental Records – Draper Manuscripts & A Mystery Revealed 10:30 am
Second Saturday: Utilizing Supplemental Records – Draper Manuscripts & A Mystery Revealed @ Kentucky Historical Society
Mar 12 @ 10:30 am – 12:45 pm
The Kentucky Genealogical Society joins the Kentucky Historical Society in hosting a series of free genealogy workshops each month at the Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History. This month, KGS & KHS welcomes Cheri Daniels as she covers Utilizing Supplemental Records! Sessions 1 : Introduction to the Draper Manuscripts Most of us have heard of this resource for early American Settlement – including Kentucky – but how many have actually used them in our research? The KHS Library has a collection of the Draper Manuscripts on microfilm, but finding the entry you need requires multiple indexes and strategies. This session will introduce you to the resource as well as provide hands-on experience with the various indexes available. Session 2: The Revolutionary Soldier and “Black Jenny” – A Mystery Revealed Through Supplemental Records While searching various supplemental records in an attempt to untangle the identity of three wives, a story began to emerge that had been hidden from subsequent generations. Attendees will be taken along the supplemental record journey to see how the story came back to the family and led to a previously unknown branch. We will also learn about the variable nature of supplemental records, and why they might just lead you to further documents. About the Speaker: Cheri Daniels is the Head of Reference Services for the Martin F. Schmidt Research Library and Editor of Kentucky Ancestors Online at the Kentucky Historical Society. She holds a B.A. in History and an M.S. in Library Science, both from the University of Kentucky. For over 20 years she...