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Speaking Engagements & Seminars, Book Ahead!
"Genealogical Myths & Mistakes"

  • Researching in the Indian Archives at the Oklahoma History Center
  • Genealogical Myths and Mistakes
  • Researching your Civil War ancestor
  • Cemetery Research
  • Early Oklahoma Death records: Do they exist and where can I find them?
  • Payne County Cemeteries
  • Sylvester Gridley Beckwith and the 23rd Iowa Infantry in the Civil War

If your group or society would like a presentation on a certain topic, feel free to ask! Mahlon's extensive experience allows him to give custom presentations too!

Mahlon has developed a reputation as a popular and sought-after speaker on all topics genealogical. His many years of experience combined with his impressive data-mining capabilities have given him a unique and valuable perspective on genealogical research. He has given many popular and very well received presentations to the Oklahoma Genealogical
Society, Garfield County Genealogists, Cleveland County Genealogical Society, Payne County Genealogical Society, Payne County Historical Society, Logan County Genealogical Society, and Sons of Union Veterans of the Civil War. Mahlon was also formerly a speaker for Heritage Quest Publications. He now offers presentations ranging from single topic talks all the way up to fully custom weekend seminars. Inquire for more details.

Here are the titles of some of the genealogical topics presented in the past:
Oklahoma Genealogy Society — Monday April 4, 2016  
Common mistakes and pernicious myths that can ensnare the incautious genealogist. Avoid the traps and make new progress!

Meetings start at 6:00 PM in the Chesapeake Room of the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive, Oklahoma City (across from the State Capitol). Monthly programs are free for all members of the OGS. Non-members are welcome, but are charged $5 at the door.
"Wonderful program... Enlightening"
"I want to thank you for the wonderful presentation Tuesday night. We loved it and we’ve even gotten calls from some of our society asking if you were going to present it again (encore performance) because they heard from the ones who attended how good it was and how much information and sources you put out."
Most Recent Speaking Engagement:
Genealogy Programs presented since Jan 2015:

Garfield County Genealogists (Enid OK) 14 Mar 2015
-Early Oklahoma Death Records
Cleveland County Genealogical Society (Norman OK) 17 Mar 2015
-Early Oklahoma Death Records
Oklahoma History Center “Lunch & Learn” (OKC) 27 May 2015
-Researching Your Civil War Ancestor
Edmond Genealogical Society (Edmond OK) 15 June 2015
-Researching in the OHS Indian Archives
Oklahoma History Center “Summer Sizzler” 31 July 2015
-Pre-1920 Oklahoma Death Index
Oklahoma Genealogical Society (OKC) 4 Apr 2016
-Genealogical Myths & Mistakes