Museum to host genealogy event


Two women from Wichita will be the presenters at “Chasing Your Tale: A Family History and Genealogy Work­shop,” a two-session event for the beginning or seasoned genealogist Saturday, Sept. 29, at Mennonite Heritage & Agricul­tural Museum. The event is scheduled to begin at 10 a.m. with signup ending at 1:30 p.m.

Katie Funk Wiebe, author of the book “Writing Your Personal or Family History,” will speak on how to collect and record the stories of one’s life.

Sara Orr Jones will speak on, “Random Thoughts about Gene­a­logy,” including some sleuthing strategies for discovering stories “hiding in plain sight.”

The workshop fee of $10 per person includes a light lunch, a composition book and handouts.

Registration for the workshop is required by Tuesday, Sept. 25. Call 620-367-8200 to register or for more information.


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