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We the People: 'Ancestry Day Oklahoma' scheduled for August

“Ancestry Day Oklahoma,” sponsored by Oklahoma Genealogical Society, Oklahoma Historical Society Research Library and Ancestry.com will be Aug. 3-4.
BY SHARON BURNS sburns@opubco.com Published: June 18, 2012
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“Ancestry Day Oklahoma,” sponsored by Oklahoma Genealogical Society, Oklahoma Historical Society Research Library and Ancestry.com, will be Aug. 3-4.

Events for Aug. 3 will be from 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive. Oklahoma Genealogical Society speakers will include Liz Codding, Jim Ike, Billie Fogarty, La Nell Shores, Denise Slattery, and Donna Waddle. Laura Martin, director of public services of the Research Division, will present information about records in the Oklahoma Historical Society research library.

Aug. 4 events will be from 8 a.m. to 5 p.m. in the south ballroom, Biltmore Hotel, 401 S. Meridian. Speakers will include Lisa Arnold, Ancestry.com senior records strategist, and Crista Cowan, Ancestry.com's “Barefoot Genealogist.”

Preregistration fee is $30 for both days plus $20 for the optional Saturday luncheon buffet. For more information and to download registration forms, contact Oklahoma Genealogical Society, online at www.okgensoc.org/index.htm, email okgensoc@aol.com or call 637-1907.

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