Thomas D. Clark Center for Kentucky History, 100 W. Broadway, Frankfort, Ky.
Overcoming Research Challenges
PRESENTER: Debra Smith Renard, full-time genealogical researcher and presenter with specialties in adoption and DNA genealogy; founder of Eureka! Genealogy; board member, Kentucky Genealogical Society and Louisville Genealogical Society; member of multiple genealogical and lineage organizations; co-founder and co-leader of the Louisville Genetic Genealogy Special Interest Group.
1) Researching Your Orphaned Ancestors
Discover the roots of orphanages abroad and their history in America. Understand the circumstances which led to children being placed there. Learn where to look for records today.
2) Tackling Tough Cases Using Y-DNA
Know the research questions Y-DNA can help you answer and how. Consider DNA’s role as evidence and what data you should include in a proof argument.