February 27 meeting

Have you wanted to learn how to do research to find your ancestors, create your family tree, or even find some unknown relatives? Please join us as we share information from society members and local and national genealogy experts.

On Thursday, February 27, J. Mark Lowe will present “Timelines and Filling in the Gaps” via live feed.

J. Mark Lowe, CG, is a a full-time professional genealogist, author, and teacher who researches primarily in original records and manuscripts throughout the South. J. Mark Lowe has been researching families for more than 55 years. He grew up in Tennessee with extensive family roots in Kentucky. He has traveled extensively in both states and enjoys sharing his love of genealogy and the joy of research with others including some historic reenacting.

As a researcher and lecturer, Lowe enjoys working with genealogical groups and professional organizations. In the process of teaching others, Mark builds his own skills and insight for research. His experience as a classroom teacher, principal and professional researcher provides a different perspective for each research problem. As a national and regional speaker, he has brought these areas of expertise along with his unique humor and southern style to many diverse audiences. Mark is also an instructor at IGHR (Institute for Genealogical & Historical Research (Samford Univ.) and the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (UGA).

Lake County Genealogical Society meetings are held on the last Thursday of the month from 10:00 am to noon in the Morley Library basement (184 Phelps St., Painesville). We do not meet in December or August. Please check our web site for any changes in meeting date/time/location.