Cari Taplin

Cari Taplin

Cari Taplin is a native of Wood Co, Ohio now living in Colorado. She works for Ancestry ProGenealogists and speaks on methodology and midwestern states.

1:00 PM - 3:00 PM

W01-Using Google MyMaps as a Research and Analysis Tool

Google’s MyMaps allows users to easily build custom maps. This workshop will take participants through the process of creating custom maps useful for genealogical research.

8:00 AM -

T01-The Virtue of the Great Lakes: Contributions to Westward Expansion

Experience the rich history of the Great Lakes region, particularly its role in the us expansion, through transportation, economic growth and defense.

1:30 PM - 2:30 PM

T10-Harvesting Family History in Agricultural Records

Those that tended the food supply are often overlooked as “just farmers”. Learn about your farming ancestors and build their stories through rich agricultural records.

9:30 AM - 10:30 AM

F10-Bounty, Homestead and Timber: Land in the Great Lakes Region

The Great Lakes offered a variety of resources for settlers. We will examine land issues in the region focusing on homesteading, timber and bounty land.

2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

F27-The Heat of It All: An Ohio Migration Story

A family’s migration from New Hampshire to Ohio demonstrates FAN Club principles and uses the Genealogical Proof Standard to answer a migration mystery.

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

F38-Canadian Migration Patterns into the US

When we think about our immigrant ancestors, we often visualize them coming directly to a United States seaport such as New York, However, many of our forebears entered through Canadian ports before migrating south and becoming US. citizens, some may even have crossed back and forth several times creating many records for genealogists! This class will examine some of those migration patterns and documents they created.

4:30 PM - 5:30 PM

S36-How’d You Find That?!? Tips for Locating Hidden Records

Obscure and hidden records are “out there” that can solve tough problems. How do you find them? Hear tips and methods for finding these records