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Beginning Land Platting: The First Steps

01-09 @ 8:00 pm - 9:15 pm


Event Details

Drawing a tract map may help a researcher identify a community,
including neighbors, ferries, mills, cemeteries, historic houses, and many
other landmarks. We will learn the basics skills needed to plat a tract of
land from land deeds.

About our Speaker

J. Mark Lowe, CG®, describes himself as a lifelong genealogist. He is a professional genealogist, author, and lecturer who specializes in original records and manuscripts throughout the South. Mark enjoys opportunities to share what he has learned over the years through YouTube, Webinars, and Institutes.

He serves as the Course Coordinator for ‘Research in the South’ at IGHR (Georgia) and TIGR (Texas), does Webinars for Legacy Family Tree Webinars and has worked on several genealogical television series including Finding Your Past, African American Lives 2, Who Do You Think You Are? and UnXplained Events, and provided content for podcasts on Gimlet Media, including Twice Removed.

Mark has published in the Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly (APGQ), National Genealogical Society Quarterly (NGSQ), the Genealogical Speakers’ Guild SPEAK!, FGS’ FORUM. The Longhunter (So. Ky. Genealogical Society), The Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society Quarterly and other society publications. He is a Past President of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), and Past President of the Southern Kentucky Genealogical Society Mark is a Certified Genealogist and a Fellow of the Utah Genealogical Society, and was awarded the Graham T. Smallwood award and Lifetime Membership award by the Association of Professional Genealogists.

Website: www.kytnresearch.com
Blog: Keeping the Story Alive: http://keepingthestoryalive.blogspot.com/
Kentucky/Tennessee Stories: http://kytnstories.blogspot.com/
Twitter: @JLowe615
Instagram: @kytnresearch
Facebook: https://www.facebook.com/JLoweGenealogy/



8:00 pm - 9:15 pm