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Identity Quest Conference Presentations & Reveals

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ID Quest Presentation Featured

Keynote Speakers

2020
  • Kenyatta Berry
  • Blaine Bettinger
2022
  • Dan Debenham
  • Kathleen Brandt
 

Presentations

Introduction to Genealogy

presentation speaker year
Resources at the Topeka Genealogy Society Handout
HandoutVideo
Barbara LaClair 2020
25 Free Genealogy Websites
HandoutVideo
Cherie Bush 2020
10 Steps to Reclaiming Your African Roots
HandoutVideo
Thom Reed 2020
Getting Started in Finding Your Identity
HandoutVideo
Sherri Camp 2020
Building Your Family Tree
Video
Sherri Camp 2022

 
Using DNA

presentation speaker year
Introduction to Autosomal DNA
HandoutVideo
Blaine Bettinger 2020
Using Y-DNA and mtDNA to
Explore Your Ancestry

HandoutVideo
Blaine Bettinger 2020
Using Autosomal DNA for
18th and 19th Century Mysteries

HandoutVideo
Blaine Bettinger 2020
Chromosome Mapping
HandoutVideo
Blaine Bettinger 2020
DNA: Our Love - Hate Relationship
Handout
Kathleen Brandt 2022
What's in Your DNA?
HandoutVideo
Marty Flanagan 2022
Why You Should Use AncestryDNA
HandoutVideo
Marty Flanagan 2022
Expanding Your DNA Story
HandoutVideo
Marty Flanagan 2022
Tools to Organize Your DNA
HandoutVideo
Marty Flanagan 2022

 
Methodology

presentation speaker year
Breaking Through Brick Walls
Handout
Video
Marty Flanagan 2020
Heirloom Preservation
HandoutVideo
Jenny Coss 2020
Using FamilySearch
HandoutVideo
Renee Aldrich 2022
Digitize Your Photos: Proceed Wisely
and with a Plan!

HandoutVideo
Jenny Coss 2022
Connect, Communicate, and Collaborate:
Non-traditional Strategies for Researching Family History

HandoutVideo
Cindy Cruz 2022
Genealogy: Chasing Your Family Roots
HandoutVideo
Dr. Phillip Baker 2022
Tracing Immigrant Origins
Handout
Shari Golden 2022
Brick Wall Strategies for Elusive Ancestors
HandoutVideo
Debbie Gurtler 2022
Sankofa: Go Back to the Past and Bring Forward That Which is Useful
HandoutVideo
Steven Wright 2022
Discovering Your Orphan Train Ancestors
Handout
Kaily Carson
Lori Halfhide
2022
Oral History Workshop
Handout
Donna Rae Pearson 2022
A Creative Guide to Writing Your Family's Stories
HandoutVideo
Kim Stanley 2022

 
Researching Your Heritage

presentation speaker year
Palatine Genealogy
HandoutVideo
Dr. Phillip Baker 2020
Hispanic Genealogy
HandoutVideo
Debbie Gurtler 2020
Basics of Swedish Research
HandoutVideo
Kathy Meade 2020
Researching Native American Ancestry
HandoutVideo
Barbara LaClair 2020
Irish Genealogy: Getting Started
HandoutVideo
Craig Foster 2020
Getting Started with Jewish Genealogy
HandoutVideo
W. Todd Knowles 2020
Researching Your African American Ancestry
Video
Kenyatta Berry 2020
Colonization, Migration and Longing for Rootedness
Video
Christina Valdivia-Alcala 2022
Finding Your Swedish Roots
Handout
Lenora Lynam 2022
Nicodemus: Children of the Promised Land
Handout
Angela Bates 2022
One Irish Family's Journey: From County Cavan to Nebraska
HandoutVideo
John Manning 2022
Relationship Searching in Older Swedish Church Records
Handout
Kathy Meade 2022
Researching Volga German Ancestry Through Russian Archives
Video
Brent Mai 2022

 
Resources

presentation speaker year
Genealogy Resources Available
at the Kansas State
Historical Society
Handout
Video
Lauren Gray 2022
Resources at the Topeka Genealogical
Society Library

HandoutVideo
Barbara LaClair 2020

 
Local History

presentation speaker year
Quindaro: America’s Largest Underground Railroad Site - Spawned from Bleeding Kansas
HandoutHandout #2Video
Holly and Kristen Zane 2022

 
Heritage Societies

presentation speaker year
Are you a Mayflower Descendent?
HandoutVideo
Della Regenold 2022
Sparkle with DAR (Daughters of the American Revolution)
Handout
Mary Hoyt 2022
Panel: Daughters of American Colonists, Daughters of Colonial Dames of the XVII Century,
Daughters of 1812, Daughters
of the Union Veterans of the Civil War, Daughters of Founders and Patriots of America

HandoutVideo
Nancy Williams,
Leslie Harris,
Gayla Hoyt, Rosanne Wilson
Patricia Carpenter
2022

 

 

Reveals

2020
 
2023

Episode 1

  • Danielle Norwood
  • Bernadette Bowen

Episode 2

  • Carolyn Wims-Campbell
  • Thelma Simons

Episode 3

  • Christine Soria
  • Richard Jones
  • Royce Caldron

 

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