Genealogy Jamboree



Cumberland Gap, Tennessee

J. Mark Lowe

Dick Gault

Dora Fisher

Lori Thonrton

Jim Young (General Lee)

Tom Wright (President Lincoln)???

Bell County Tourism ​Kentucky

Vyve is providing WIFI

at the Genealogy Jamboree.

Registration for the Lectures at the Cumberland Gap Convention Center.

Please fill in all the information: Your name, Your Email, Your phone number and select yes if you are attending the lecture or no if you are not attend the lecture. Then click the SUBMIT button.

Friday June 8th

    9:10  -  10:15    Jim Young (General Robert E Lee)

Genealogy of General Robert E Lee

  10:30  -  11:45    Dick Gault 

Military Research for Cumberland Gap Soldiers

    1:15  -    2:30   Jim Young (General Robert E Lee)

American Civil War

    2:45  -    4:00   Dick Gault 

Church and Cemetery Records

Thursday June 7th

  9:00 - 10:15     Dora Fisher

Family Search; Search strategies

10:30 - 11:45     Dick Gault 

 Appalachian Research

  1:15 -   2:30     Dora Fisher

​Beginning Genealogy

  2:45 -   4:00     Dick Gault 

Court House;  State and Federal Records Research.

Cumberland Gap Convention Center

Location: In Cumberland Gap, Tennessee across from The Pineapple Tea Room. The address is 601 Colwyn Street
Cumberland Gap TN 37724

Seating is limited for the Cumberland Gap Convention Center. Please register for these Lectures at the bottom of this page. Thank you.

​Speakers and Subjects are subject to change. 

Speakers Schedule

Saturday June 9th

  9:00  - 10:15   That Old Time Religion
Finding Methodist Records on Ministers and Members - J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA

Understand what records were created by most Methodist churches, discover how and where to find these items for your research, and learn about the wonderful letters, diaries, memorials, and additional documents that expand the story of families across the South and more.

10:30  - 11:45   That Old Time Religion

Baptist Ancestors in Tennessee and Beyond - Lori Thornton
Records and repositories for finding information about your Baptist ancestors with special emphasis on Tennessee and the Carolinas.

  1:15  -  2:30    Rural Occupations & Taxes
Grinding Out a Living: Millers & Millwrights - Lori Thornton

Millers and millwrights provided valuable services to the community. Learn about the occupation and these men as we explore records and resources.


  2:45  -  4:00   ​ Rural Occupations & Taxes

My Taxes Were Due When? (Using Delinquent Tax Lists and Release Books) – J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA
If paying taxes are not your favorite pastime, then your ancestors may have avoided taxes
as well. Learn to use their delay in paying as a tool to finding those pesky family members.
Tax records can tell us much more than about property

Claiborne Economic Partnership

Middlesboro - Pineville, Ky  Cumberland Gap Area

A-1 Porto John Rentals, Inc
P.O. Box 646
Mosheim, TN  37818

Rick Owens  423-748-5124
Shirley Owens  423-300-8125