* Do you have photographs in a variety of formats from decades of documenting family events? Maureen Taylor tell you how to preserve thesetreasures for the future.* Do you have original documents depicting your family history? Margaret Jerrido will tell you how to take care of them, scrapbooks, heirlooms and other original materials.
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We have assembled three wonderful presenters that you can enjoy from the comfort of your home. All that you need is a computer, the internet and a phone.The Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania presentsFinding the Slave Owner: Approaches to Antebellum ResearchThurs, February 24, 20117:00 – 8:30 pm EDTCost: $15 per personAfrican American History Month Webinar, hosted and moderated by GSP board member and genealogical researcher Shamele Jordon.This webinar will provide researchers with multiple approaches to tracing their enslaved ancestor’s antebellum past. Using a variety of sources including oral history, wills, estate records, assessments, tax records and land records, the presenters will share the methodology used to directly and indirectly
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Shamele Jordon will use her personal research, as well as her professional experiences to help attendees understand opportunities and new approaches to uncover the sometimes complex trail faced by African Americans in researching family history.
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Saturday, March 20, 2010 at 8:45 am – 4:00 pm
The Williamson County Texas Genealogical Society’s Annual Seminar will be held at the First United Methodist Church, located at: 1004 North Mays, Round Rock, TX.
Registration starts at 8 am.
Cost: $45 for WCGS members, $50 for non-members, $55 for registration after Mar 1. Registration at the door will be $55. The Registration Desk and vendors will open at 8:00 am.
Guest speaker is Megan Smolenyak Smolenyak. Her topics will include:
Trace Your Roots with DNA Beyond Y-DNA Your Genetic Genealogy Options Remembering Our Ancestors Cases That Made My Brain
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