Thursday, April 03, 2008

NYC: Irish genealogy online 5 April 2008

Are you going to the free Irish genealogy online resources program on Saturday? I want you to get the most out of this event. If you have particular questions about online resources - or particular counties or places in Ireland that you would like me to refer to - please e-mail me. I am looking forward to it. Even if you can't be there - please write me and I'll answer your questions by e-mail.
"43 Years and Still Looking" - The Online Revolution in Genealogical and Historical Research A Lecture by Tom Kemp

Saturday, April 5, 2008
1 p.m. - 3:45 p.m.
National Archives and Records Administration
201 Varick Street, 12th Floor, Manhattan

Tom Kemp has been tracing his family history for the past 43 years. When he started, he only knew that William Kemp and Frances Stark were born in "Ireland."

Now he has tracked down thousands of Kemp and Stark cousins who migrated from County Cavan and County Limerick to countries all over the world. Tom will share his research tips and discuss some online tools like the Family History Library's New FamilySearch (which is currently undergoing internal testing) and

Come see how the online revolution is again transforming how we research our family history. Tom will also announce a special offer for Roundtable members and our friends.

Thomas Jay Kemp is the Director of Genealogy Products at NewsBank, the parent company of He has been a librarian for over 40 years and previously served as the director of two major genealogy libraries in New England.

Admission to this event is free. There is a suggested donation of $3.00 for refreshments.

Seating for this event is limited to forty attendees. Those who wish to attend should send an e-mail to: to reserve a seat. Your reservation will be verified by e-mail or telephone, whichever is your preference. Source:

I'll be spending the weekend entering data for my Bisham, Berkshire, England ancestors culled from microfilm I've been viewing at the Family History Library. Thanks for the invitation. I'll be sure to share your offer for asssitance with my dear readers.

Happy family tree climbing!
Myrt :)
Your friend in genealogy.

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