630 Brooklyn Street
Cumberland Gap, Tennessee 37724
Thank You for Supporting Our Sponsors!
To Sponsor the Genealogy Jamboree, Please contact David A Nelson Jr
Historian and Genealogist.
Hunting and Fishing - Archery
Bell County Tourism
Cumberland Gap, Tennessee
Lori Thornton is a professional genealogist specializing in Southern States (especially North Carolina, Tennessee, and Mississippi) and in religious records. She speaks on genealogical topics at local, regional, and national events.
Lori earned a Master of Religious Education degree in 1990 from Cincinnati Bible Seminary (now Cincinnati Christian University). She earned a Master of Science in Library and Information Science from University of Kentucky in 1994. During the academic year, she works as a librarian at a liberal arts university.
She accepts a few clients as time permits during the academic year, but the majority of client work is done in the summer months.
Genealogist with six books including: Ramblings on the North Side of Clinch Mountain, Ramblings on the South Side of Clinch Mountain, Our Coffey and Dalton Family in Photos and my new book Rumblings of Civil War on Clinch Mountain.
Attending Saturday. Friday???
Vyve is providing WIFI at the Genealogy Jamboree.
2215 Cumberland Ave.
Middlesboro Kentucky 40965
If you would like to participate as a Speaker at the June 8-10 2017
Genealogy Jamboree in Cumberland Gap Tennessee, Please contact David A Nelson Jr for more information.
03/20/2016 - 03/20/2017
These presentations [on Vimeo] are available free: By J. Mark Lowe
Click on the title to see the video.
1. Dinner in the Cemetery
2. Joining Together: Finding Black Roots in a White World
3. Finding Freedman Marriage Records
4. Marriage Records
5. Remembering the Civil War: Civil War Veterans & Friends
6. Google Earth Image Overlay
7. Quality, Time and Completion: Developing an Advancing Research Plan
J. Mark Lowe CG, FUGAis a full-time professional genealogist, author, and lecturer and J. Mark Lowe researches primarily in original records and manuscripts throughout the South. He also serves as a Course Coordinator for the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG) and Samford University’s Institute for Genealogical and Historical Research (Research in the South) and Director of the Regional In-depth Genealogical Studies Alliance (RIGS Alliance), learning sessions and hands-on research focusing on original documents and manuscripts at regional archives. Mark has worked on several genealogical television series including African American Lives 2, Who Do You Think You Are? appearing on a recent episode featuring Lionel Richie.
He is a Past-President of APG, Past-President of FGS, and Past-President of the Southern Kentucky Genealogical Society. Mark is a Certified Genealogist and a Fellow of the Utah Genealogical Association, and was awarded the Graham T. Smallwood award by the Association of Professional Genealogists.
36 years of genealogical research experience with concentration in the southeastern and mid-Atlantic states. 30 years experience in local history, land records and title research. 6 years experience teaching genealogy research methods, standards and best practices. Editor of Anderson County Historical Society's quarterly journal, The Pellissippian. Editor, Anderson County, TN site on the USGenWeb. Administrator of 2 Facebook groups - Anderson County Historical Society and Anderson County, TN Genealogy & Family History.
Genealogical and local history research in Anderson, Campbell, Claiborne, Knox, Morgan, Roane and Union Counties, TN. Lineage society applications.
Researching Civil War; Colonial; Historical Sites; Land Records; Lineage Societies; Mayflower; Heir Searcher; Palatines; Quaker; Forensic; Court Records.
4235 Hwy 25E
Dora Fisher is a long-time volunteer in the LDS Family History Centers. She has been teaching family history research, FamilySearch, and Family Search Family Tree for a number of years. With many family lines in SE Kentucky, Virginia and Tennessee, she has done quite a bit of local research. Come learn some pointers on using the free Latter-day Saint websites.
Books on East Tennessee Cemetery Research
Cumberland Gap Inn
Johnnie Sue Bridges
Johnnie Sue Woodby - Bridges was born September 13, 1958 in Middlesboro, Kentucky.
Bridges’ unique works of non-fiction are distinctive explorations of personal
experience, extended into general social commentary. Her writings frequently
bring into play historical events along with music, and her works of
photography, in referencing and time framing authentic accounts within the
era of point in time.
Johnnie Sue Bridges currently resides in West Bloomfield, Michigan. She is married to Gil Bridges, world-renowned Motown recording artist of the classic rock band, Rare Earth, of which she is the official photographer, videographer and digital graphic arts album/CD cover designer. Her photos of Rare Earth and many other musicians, places and people have been displayed around the world in newspapers, on billboards, in books, magazines album/CD and book covers, etc...
1st of the series: Shadows And Scars
2nd of the series: Motown Girl Sister Golden Hair
3rd of the series: Run BabyGirl Run
And finally after seven years, I will be releasing the 4th and final book of the series titled: From the BOTTOM to the Grave
....which features the stories and many photos of the past Genealogy Jamborees
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