The Lycoming County Genealogical Society will present a free program at 1 p.m.on Saturday, March 25, in the community room of the Taber Museum. Lindsey Harner, professional genealogist, will discuss “Finding parents using indirect evidence: a case study” and will explain strategies she used to locate the parents of her third great-grandfather, James R. Higgins, of Chester, PA., a challenging brick wall in her own research. Her research methods included the FAN principle and DNA evidence
Harner began researching genealogy in 2013 and started her own business, Lindsey’s Histories, in 2020. Since that time, she’s helped clients all over the country research their ancestors from central Pennsylvania. She’s completed numerous courses in genealogy, including Boston University’s Genealogy Principles Course. In 2022, she was published twice in Family Tree Magazine and featured on the magazine’s podcast. Lindsey is originally from Blossburg, PA and has lived in Williamsport since 2017.
Genealogical Society programs are free and open to the public. Doors open at 12:30 and the program begins at 1 p.m. The Thomas T. Taber Museum is located at 858 West Fourth Street, Williamsport.