2012 Genealogy Conference
This year's conference will be on Saturday, October 6, 2012 at the Clarion Hotel, in New Kensington PA. Our speaker will be Paul Milner who will discuss researching Irish, English, and Scottish ancestry.
Paul Milner, a native of northern England is a professional genealogist and lecturer. He is the author of Genealogy at a Glance: England Research (Genealogical Publishing Co. 2011), plus co-author with Linda Jonas of A Genealogists Guide to Discovering Your English Ancestors: How to find and record your unique heritage (Betterway Books, 2000), and A Genealogists Guide to Discovering Your Scottish Ancestors: How to find and record your unique heritage (Betterway Books, 2002).
Paul has specialized in British Isles genealogical research for 30 years. He was raised in England and settled in the United States in 1975. He has been designing workshops and lecturing to a wide variety of audiences for over 35 years. He holds an advanced degree in Theology and is particularly knowledgeable about the church and its role in record keeping. As a genealogist he speaks on a variety of topics relating to research in the British Isles, migration to North America and research methodology.
Paul is currently the book review editor for the FGS FORUM and the BIGWILL newsletter. He is the past-president of the British Interest Group of Wisconsin and Illinois (BIGWILL), and a past board member of the Association to Professional Genealogists, the Federation of Genealogical Societies and the Genealogical Speakers Guild.
Cost of TGS Conference 2012
$20: TGS & ACGC Members
$30: New Members* (*Includes 1 yr TGS Membership)
Cost includes conference, breakfast snacks and a hot buffet lunch. Vendor tables will be accessible during all breaks. Door prizes will be awarded at the end of the presentations. (Winner must be present to claim prize.)
For further information, please contact Barbara Diller at the address shown below, by phone at (724) 224-7233 (after 6:00 p.m. weekdays), or by email at firstname.lastname@example.org
Registration 8:30 to 9:00 a.m. -- Conference ends approximately at 3:30 p.m.
Clarion Hotel Conference Center
300 Tarentum Bridge Road
New Kensington, PA 15068
Phone: (724) 335-9171
From Rt. 28 take Exit 14 and follow the signs for New Kensington. Cross over the bridge and turn left at the first light. The Clarion is on the left.
From Rt. 66 turn onto Rt. 366 towards New Kensington. Continue on 366 past Valley High School and go over the bypass following Rt. 366 towards Tarentum. At the third light, turn right, and the Clarion is on the left.
Download the 2012 TGS Conference Brochure in doc format
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