Because of the importance of the seminar being presented, this
is being sent to all genealogical and historical societies in Tennessee
well as our regular Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society email list
the request that it be posted on your website or on your bulletin
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Only three weeks left until the May 18 Seminar "Researching Your Irish
Scots-Irish Ancestors" presented by the Middle Tennessee Genealogical
Society and the Tennessee Historical Society.
Donít miss this opportunity to learn research tools from these two
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Ulster Genealogists to Lead
May 18, 2002
Two genealogical experts from Belfast, Northern Ireland
will present "Researching Your Irish and Scots-Irish Ancestors",
a seminar sponsored by the Middle Tennessee Genealogical
Society and the Tennessee Historical Society, Saturday,
May 18, at Donelson Fellowship Church, 3210 McGavock
Pike, in Nashville.
Dr. Brian Trainor, Research Director, and Mr. Fintan Mullan,
Executive Director, both of the Ulster Historical Foundation,
will conduct the day-long program from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
For pre-registration, contact Kay McGee at 615-395-4607
or <firstname.lastname@example.org> Late registration is scheduled from
8-9 a.m. on the day of the seminar. The registration fee is $28
for a non-member, and $25 for a MTGS member. Lunch and
a packet of materials will be provided. A wide variety of
genealogical books and aids will be on display.
Mr. Mullan will begin the program with a two-part presentation
about Ulster Historical Foundation resources and computerized
records for family history research. Dr. Trainor will address a
wider range of resources for Irish and Scots-Irish research.
Afternoon presentations will cover the use of computerized
sources in Irish genealogical research by Mr. Mullan, and Dr.
Trainor will discuss 18th century emigration to North America,
and landed estate records as a key source of genealogical data.
A 30-minute question-and-answer session will conclude the
Dr. Trainor is former director of the Public Record Office of
Northern Ireland, the principal archives, and also chairman of
the Irish Manuscripts Commission. Mr. Mullan, as executive
director, is responsible for general management of the Ulster
Historical Foundation and its publishing, conference
Management, and website development programs. He is
engaged widely as a speaker on computerized sources
for Irish genealogy.
Katheryne Cowan, Webmaster
Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society
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