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Course 3 Schedule

Portrait of an unidentified woman Course 3:
Research in the South: Cessions & Territories


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, religion, land, and geography. States covered: Kentucky, Tennessee, Alabama, Mississippi, and Florida


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Course Schedule:

Monday
  • 8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.: Cessions & Territories of the South: Movement, Migration & Settlement (Lowe)
  • 9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.: Morning Break
  • 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.: Kentucky & Tennessee: Records & Repositories (Lowe)
  • 11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.: Lunch
  • 12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Mississippi: Records & Repositories - Part 1 (Abbott)
  • 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.: Afternoon Break
  • 2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Religious Records of the South (Wells)
Tuesday
  • 8:00 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.: Kentucky & Tennessee: Records & Repositories - Part 2 (Lowe)
  • 9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.: Morning Break
  • 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.: Maps, Atlases & Gazeteers (Hait)
  • 11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.: Lunch
  • 12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Alabama: Records & Repositories (Wells
  • 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.: Afternoon Break
  • 2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Mississippi: Records & Repositories - Part 2 (Abbott)
Wednesday
  • 8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.: Finding Southern Records & Repositories (Hait)
  • 9:45 a.m. - 10:00 a.m.: Morning Break
  • 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.: Florida: Records & Repositories (Davidson)
  • 11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.: Lunch
  • 12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.: Records That Make Connections to Colonial Families (Hait)
  • 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.: Afternoon Break
  • 2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Connecting Military Records of Southern Soildiers (Hait)
Thursday
  • 8:30 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.: Creek Indian Wars & Other Records (Scott)
  • 9:45 a.m. - 10:005 a.m.: Morning Break
  • 10:00 a.m. - 11:15 a.m.: Territorial Records of the South & Other Regions (Geiger)
  • 11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.: Lunch
  • 12:45 p.m. - 2:00 p.m.: More Federal Records of the South (Geiger)
  • 2:00 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.: Afternoon Break
  • 2:45 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.: Federal Agency Records of the Modern South (Geiger)
Friday
  • 8:00 a.m. - 9:15 a.m.: Major Manuscript & Special Collections of the South (Abbott)
  • 9:15 a.m. - 9:45 a.m.: Morning Break
  • 9:45 a.m. - 10:45 a.m.: Looking at Migration from a Different Perspective (Lowe)
  • 11:00 a.m. - 12:00 a.m.: Wrap-Up (Lowe)


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