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10:00AM - 11:00AM

Genealogy Game Show

Presenter: Crista Cowan

Sponsored by Lorilee Wagner

Come compete for fun, prizes, and bragging rights in the 1st Annual Jamboree Genealogy Game Show. Bring your computer or mobile device and have your search, research, and genealogy knowledge and skills tested while competing against your fellow conference attendees. Winners will be selected from multiple skill levels and in various categories.

Beginner. Just starting to do family history., Intermediate. Online database savvy and can locate/read deeds, vital records, wills, and church records., Advanced. Very experienced, including early US and foreign records.
Digital Resources: database tools/strategies; web tools (i.e. Google); general interest, DNA: all levels, Methodology: evaluating/analyzing information, Record Types: BMD vital records; church; cemeteries; census/substitutes; military; newspapers/obituaries; occupation; slave; tax; wills/probate; land records, Repositories: brick-and-mortar resources; courthouse; NARA, Research Strategies: site-specific search strategies
Not specific as to geography or ethnicity