49th Annual Family History Conference:

Sponsored by Steven H. Nichols, M.D.

All Roads Lead to Missouri

Saturday, 1 May and Sunday, 2 May 2021

FHC 2021 road sign

Featuring Patti Hobbs, CG

PLUS

Local Speakers

Whether your ancestors came to Missouri to settle permanently or just passed through the territory on their way to somewhere else, they added to the rich history of our state. We hope you will join us for our second virtual Family History Conference to learn more about the early history of Missouri.

The “Soldiers Memorial Military Museum” webinar will not be recorded but rather live only.

Saturday, 1 May:

9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks

9:00–10:15 a.m. “U.S. Military Pension Files: A Window into Your Veteran’s Life,” by Patti Hobbs, CG

11:00–12:15 p.m. “Soldiers Memorial Military Museum: An Overview,” by Mike Venso

1:00–2:15 p.m. “Migration to Missouri,” by Patti Hobbs, CG

3:00–4:15 p.m. “Family History Research at the Herman T. Pott National Inland Waterways Library,” by Sara Hodge

Sunday, 2 May:

9:00 a.m. Opening Remarks

9:00–10:15 a.m. “Tracking Territorial Families through Missouri Repositories, Part 1,” by Patti Hobbs, CG

11:00–12:15 p.m. “Finding Female Ancestors,” by Jake Eubanks

1:00–2:15 p.m. Tracking Territorial Families through Missouri Repositories, Part 2,” by Patti Hobbs, CG

3:00–4:15 p.m. “Our Missouri Irish Immigrants,” by Carol Hemmersmeier and Kay Weber

 

For detailed descriptions of the lectures, go to the FHC Lectures page.

 

For biographies of the speakers, go to the FHC Speakers page.

 

Registration for the Conference:

Registration for seven of the lectures to watch as digital recordings is $50 for members and $60 for non-members. After you register, you will receive a link to the handouts and recordings; the link will be good until the first of August 2021.

If you would like to register for the 2021 Family History Conference, to see the seven lectures, click here to go to online registration.

If you have any questions, please email the vice-president for programs. Remember, our office staff is working part time, so there may be a delay in response.