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The Rolla Daily News - Rolla, MO
  • Workshop about genealogy set for May 11 at S&T

  • The Noah Coleman Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will sponsor a genealogy workshop called “Finding Our Patriots” Saturday, May 11.
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  • The Noah Coleman Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution will sponsor a genealogy workshop called “Finding Our Patriots” Saturday, May 11.
    The event will start with registration at 9 a.m. and will end at 4 p.m. and be held in the electrical engineering rooms on West 16th Street on the Missouri University of Science and Technology.
    The workshop is free. All are welcomed to attend. A one-hour lunch break will be provided. Attendees will have the option to eat out or bring their own lunch.
    Preregistration is required and people are asked to register by May 1.
    “Finding Our Patriots” will focus on those who are new to genealogy or those wanting to learn more about searching their family lineage with helpful tools and strategies.
    Attendees will learn how to start recording their family lineage, find their patriots and ancestors on the web, preserve ancestral documents and the DAR application and membership process.
    The workshop will cover the topics “DAR Genealogy 101 – Getting Started,” “Finding Our Patriots on the Web” and “Linking Our Ancestors – the DAR Application and Membership Process.”
    The guest speaker will be Leann K. Arndt, a manuscript specialist at the SHSMO Research Center in Rolla. She will also present a program on genealogy resources and preservation tips from the State Historical Society of Missouri.
    Participants will also have the opportunity for one-on-one assistance in the afternoon as well as viewing displays of area genealogical and lineage societies.
    Lineage societies are welcome to set up displays. People may contact Pat Hale for more information at 573-437-6594 after 5 p.m. or by email at dogwood61@gmail.com.  
    To register, contact Hale, Carolyn Tilford at 573-265-4048 or ctilford000@centurytel.net or Pat Cookson at 573-885-3292 or twopatsgallery@gmail.com.

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