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Second Saturday Genealogy Header

Feb. 13, 2016

at the Kentucky Historical Society

100 W. Broadway | Frankfort KY


Using Land Patents to Plot Kentucky History

with Kandie Adkinson.

10:30 – 11:30 am – with a 15 minute break, then continuing from 11:45 – 12:45 pm

Learn how land patent research can enhance family, African American and community history through a unique case study. After an instructional overview of the process, Adkinson will lead a discussion of the property division among slaves freed by John Meaux in Mercer County.

Free admission. Walk-ins are welcome, but since seating is limited, we strongly encourage pre-registration.

For more information or to register:

Martin F. Schmidt Research Library Reference Desk

(502) 564-1792, ext. 4460


Kandie Adkinson is an administrative supervisor for the Secretary of State’s Land Office. She has more than 37 years of experience with land patent records, including work with the Kentucky Historical Society Preservation Lab. Adkinson has conducted seminars on the patenting process throughout Kentucky and surrounding states. She is a member of the Jane McAfee Chapter, Daughters of the American Revolution, and the First Families of Kentucky.

Check out other genealogy learning and sharing opportunities at history.ky.gov/events

KHS Second Saturday Genealogy Workshop