Missouri State Genealogical Association Sponsoring Speaker Kathleen Brandt for the National Genealogical Society Family History Conference in St. Charles, Missouri

Kathleen Brandt to present 7 Tips to Researching Slaves and Slaveholders in Little Dixie - Missouri

For Immediate Release:
Columbia, MO - February 23, 2015

The Missouri State Genealogical Association (MoSGA) is sponsoring Kathleen Brandt for the NGS 2015 Family History Conference. A dynamic and engaging speaker, Brandt will explore slave and slaveholder records of Little Dixie - Missouri and share seven (7) resources to research: from Missouri migration to Post Civil War Missouri records.

Kathleen Brandt is a Professional International Genealogist and Consultant and a published freelance writer for genealogy magazines and columns. She is the author of the a3Genealogy educational and skill building blog that explores various cultural and ethnic folklife, traditions, history and genealogy research tips. Most recently, Brandt compiled and authored Colored Marriages of Saline County, MO. 1865-1870, published April 2014.

The 2015 NGS conference will be held in St. Charles, Missouri May 13-16, 2015. The main mission of NGS is to "grow the genealogical community by providing education and training." One of the ways this is accomplished is through the annual conference. The NGS conference, long recognized as one of the premier conferences, has been held annually for thirty-seven years.

Register today on the NGS website at www.ngsgenealogy.org. 7 Tips to Researching Slaves and Slaveholders in Little Dixie - Missouri will be presented on May 15, 2015 at 8 A.M.

About MoSGA

The Missouri State Genealogical Association, established in 1979, is dedicated to enhancing the knowledge of its members and the public in the study of family history, genealogical records and the principles of sound genealogical research. Contact MoSGA at: P.O. Box 833 Columbia, MO 65205-0833; email: mosga@mosga.org; web: www.mosga.org.