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Second Saturday Genealogy Header

May 14, 2016

at the Kentucky Historical Society

100 W. Broadway | Frankfort KY

Scottish Genealogy Research with Bob McLaren

10:30-11:30 a.m. – Session 1: An Introduction to Scottish Genealogy Research Via the Internet

Topics include finding aids, major databases and lesser-known databases. 

11:30 a.m.-12:15 p.m. – Lunch Break.
(Brown bag recommended. We do not supply lunch.)
12:15 p.m.-1:15 p.m. – Session 2: Using ScotlandsPeople

ScotlandsPeople is a must-use website for anyone doing Scottish research. McLaren will provide an in-depth description on how to use this website and its contents. He will show examples of how to do searches and the records that are found.

1:30 p.m.-2:30 p.m. – Encore Session: Case Studies in Scottish Research

In this special optional session, McLaren will present two case studies. 

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


Bob McLaren is chairman of the Genealogy Committee for the Clan MacLaren Society of North America and project administrator for the Clan MacLaren Surname DNA Project. He has done research in many areas of the United States, Canada and Scotland.

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