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FREE!  FREE!  FREE!

4th Annual
Genealogy Conference

For Novice and Advanced Researchers

Saturday, February 20, 2010

8:00 am - 3:00 pm

Lunch Buffet

Selma-Dallas County Public Library
The Vaughan Room
1103 Selma Avenue
Historic Selma, Alabama

Information: bbaaghs@bbaaghs.org or 334-877-4846


FREE!  FREE!  FREE!

Genealogy workshop set for Selma library

Demopolis Times
Monday, February 15, 2010


Novice and advanced family researchers from Alabama and around the country are expected to attend a free, all-day genealogy conference this Saturday, Feb. 20, at the Selma-Dallas Public Library in observance of Black History Month.

Sponsored by the Black Belt African American Genealogical and Historical Society, Inc. (BBAAGHS), workshops will focus on research methods, techniques and resources, for African-American family history research.

Mary Jones-Fitts, a professional genealogist from Faunsdale is among the workshop presenters.

Jones-Fitts is an expert in Alabama slave records, specializing in Marengo and surrounding counties.

A researcher with more than 25 years of experience, she is founder and organizer of the Faunsdale Connection, the annual reunion of the descendants of 81 slaves brought to Faunsdale Plantation from Somerset Place Plantation in Creswell, N.C. in 1843. Somerset is now a National Historic Site.

The conference will begin with registration at 8 a.m. at the Selma-Dallas County Library, located at 1103 Selma Ave. at Broad Street. A buffet luncheon is included with the free registration.

For further information, see the website www.bbaaghs.org or e-mail bbaaghs@bbaaghs.org

BBAAGHS is a non-profit organization dedicated to the study and exchange of information and ideas among people interested in African-American genealogy, family history and historic preservation in the 12 counties of Alabama's Black Belt Region: Bullock, Choctaw, Dallas, Greene, Hale, Lowndes, Macon, Marengo, Perry, Pickens, Sumter and Wilcox.

SPEAKERS
& WORKSHOPS

Mary Jones-Fitts
Mary Jones-Fitts
Beginning Genealogical Research
Finding Your Slave Ancestors

Suhaila Rowe Thames
Suhaila Rowe Thames
FRST Family Reunion

Kristin Cleage Williams
Kristin Cleage Williams
Finding Eliza Using Oral History and Research

Donald Stone
Donald Stone
On Becoming a People's Historian

B.J. Smothers
B.J. Smothers
Introduction to Using DNA in Your Genealogy Research


12 Dec 2006 :: 22 Feb 2010
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