Course Nine – Research in the South: Trans-Mississippi South

UpcomingCourse Nine – Research in the South: Trans-Mississippi South

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    Course Nine $545.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
    March 6, 2021
  • Course Nine
    July 25, 2021 - July 30, 2021
    10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Course Nine — Research in the South: Trans-Mississippi South

Registration opens Saturday, 6 March 2021 at 3:30pm ET

[Maximum: 50 students]

Course Coordinator

J. Mark Lowe, CG®, FUGA

Description

This course is designed for the intermediate to advanced researcher. A solid understanding of genealogy basics is required to make use of the materials and concepts presented. Students must have experience in using census, county records, land records and general secondary records. Concepts addressed include migration, settlement patterns, land, and geography. States covered: Missouri, Arkansas, Louisiana, Oklahoma, and Texas.

Course Schedule

Monday
10:30 – 11:00 Orientation (Lowe)
11:00 – 12:15 Migration to the Trans-Mississippi South (Lowe)
12:15 – 12:30 Break
12:30 – 1:45 Agricultural Records & Commerce (Lowe)
1:45 – 2:45 Lunch
2:45 – 4:00 Missouri Records & Repositories 1 (Lowe)
4:00 – 4:15 Break
4:15 – 5:30 Missouri Records & Repositories 2 (Lowe)
 
Tuesday
10:30 – 11:00 Class Assignment Review 1 (Lowe)
11:00 – 12:15 Arkansas Records & Repositories 1 (Meyers)
12:15 – 12:30 Break
12:30 – 1:45 Arkansas Records & Repositories 2 (Meyers)
1:45 – 2:45 Lunch
2:45 – 4:00 Louisiana Records & Repositories 1 (Sellers)
4:00 – 4:15 Break
4:15 – 5:30 Louisiana Records & Repositories 2 (Sellers)
 
Wednesday
10:30 – 11:00 Class Assignment Review 2 (Lowe)
11:00 – 12:15 Oklahoma Territory (Huber)
12:15 – 12:30 Break
12:30 – 1:45 Oklahoma Records & Repositories (Huber)
1:45 – 2:45 Lunch
2:45 – 4:00 Texas Records & Repositories 1 (Meyers)
4:00 – 4:15 Break
4:15 – 5:30 Texas Records & Repositories 2 (Meyers)
 
Thursday
10:30 – 11:00 Class Assignment Review 3 (Lowe)
11:00 – 12:15 Civil Law (Hansen)
12:15 – 12:30 Break
12:30 – 1:45 Louisiana Probate & Succession (Sellers)
1:45 – 2:45 Lunch
2:45 – 4:00 Texas Land Issues (Meyers)
4:00 – 4:15 Break
4:15 – 5:30 Manuscripts & Special Collections (Lowe)
 
Friday
10:30 – 11:45 Using Courthouse Records (Sellers)
11:45 –12:00 Break
12:00 – 1:15 Looking Back with Lloyd Bockstruck (Meyers)
1:15 – 1:30 Break
1:30 – 2:30 Recognition – Looking Forward (Lowe)

 

Course Faculty

J. Mark Lowe, CG®, FUGA, Course Coordinator
Forrest Hansen, JD
Kathy Huber, MLS
Kelvin L. Meyers
John A. Sellers

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