Nationally Known Genealogist to Lead Seminar at Calvary Cemetery
Professional genealogist and author Sharon DeBartolo Carmack of Salt Lake City, Utah, will share tips and research resources for family historians in an all day workshop here on Saturday, May 19. Carmack is known for her educational and entertaining style, presenting her material in way that is useful for both beginners as well as advanced in their knowledge of geneaology.
There will be two sessions in the morning, an hour and a half box lunch break with a tour of the cemetery and two sessions in the afternoon. The titles of her lessons include: “Cryptic Clues in the Boneyard”, “Flesh on Bones, Putting Your Ancestors into Historical Perspective”, “From Yawner to Page Turner; Writing a Compelling Family History”, and”Love Letters, Diaries and Autobiographies: Let’s Leave Them Something to Talk About”. As a bonus, Carmack will do a “Primetime 20/20 interview” the world’s oldest living genealogist, “Ole Smirnoff Bernatelli”.
Doors open at 8:30 AM, sessions begin at 9 AM. Last session concludes at 4:15 PM. Work shop and tour to be held rain or shine in Calvary’s historic St Henry’s Chapel.
Pre-registration for the event is strongly suggested as seating is limited. Click here to download our registration form. Call 937-293-1221 for more information and call-in reservations. Advanced registration is $40. Box lunch is $12. Attendees paying at the door, $50. Members of the Montgomery County Genealogy Society rate is $28.