Seminars

Each January, Mississippi Genealogical Society hosts a seminar for researchers of all experience levels. For our January 2020 seminar, we are very pleased to announce Philip B. Adderley will join us and share his wealth of knowledge and experience.

Saturday, January 18, 2020

8:30 a.m. – 4:00 p.m.

Brandon Civic Center — 1000 Municipal Drive, Brandon, Mississippi

To register and for schedule, topics, and hotel information, please click the link below. **Online registration is not available at this time.**

About our presenter…

PHILIP BURNETT ADDERLEY, 311 Research, L.L.C., is a self-employed professional genealogist, author, and lecturer. He holds a B.S. and B.A. in physics and mathematics, as a Robert E. Lee Scholar at Washington and Lee University; and an M.S.E.E. from Rensselaer Polytechnic Institute.  An avid genealogist since 1977, Philip completed the National Genealogical Society’s American Genealogy: A Home Study Course; several specialized tracks at Samford University’s Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research; and the National Institute on Genealogical Research at the National Archives. Beginning in 2006, Mr. Adderley conducted full time genealogical research professionally for private clients nationwide. In 2009 he earned certification from the Board for Certification of Genealogists and served a five-year term as a Certified Genealogist ®. His work has been published in the National Genealogical Society Quarterly. After he retired from full time work in 2015, he continued working as a professional genealogist for clients on long-term research projects, and he presently volunteers as a mentor/grader for the National Genealogical Society’s American Genealogical Studies course series. Philip specializes in land, courthouse, and archival records of the southern American colonies and states, and 17th to 19th century British colonial records of Bermuda. He is a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the National Genealogical Society, the New England Historic Genealogical Society, and a past president of the Ark-La-Tex Genealogical Association, Inc., of Shreveport, Louisiana. His lectures and seminars emphasizing case studies and research methodology have been well received at genealogical conferences and associations in Alabama, Louisiana, and Texas.

Past seminar presenters …

2019 — Paula Stuart-Warren

2018 — Robert Scott Davis

2017 — Josh Taylor

2016 — Judy Russell, The Legal Genealogist