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Thursday, August 18
Discover Your Roots: Advanced Genealogy  (Local Events)
11:00 am to 12:30 pm
Charlotte Mecklenburg Library North County Regional Library 16500 Holly Crest Lane Huntersville NC 2
Having trouble finding that elusive relative? Join Librarian, Shelia Bumgarner with the Robinson-Spangler Carolina Room as she attempts to assist you and a small number of fellow researchers to attempt to find that ancestor. Together, you and the group will assist and learn from one another. Class size is small to ensure that each participant receives personal assistance. This workshop is an In-Person event presented by the North County Regional Library branch of the Charlotte Mecklenburg Library.
Details and registration (Opens July 18) at

Saturday, August 20
Genealogy Community Workshop  (Workshops)
10:00 am to 12:30 pm
Genealogy Community Workshop, an Olde Meck collaboration with the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, (AAHGS) Charlotte Chapter, will take place via Zoom on Saturday, August 20th beginning at 10:00 am. It is free and open to anyone. Click for Genealogy Community Workshop Flyer.
There will be two sessions.  
SESSION 1   10:00 - 11:00 am, EDT
First, our own board member and accomplished records expert, David McCorkle, will discuss Finding and Understanding NC Court Records. This presentation will discuss the wide variety of information available in early court records and help you learn how to locate them, focusing on the specifics of North Carolina records.
SESSION 2   11:15 - 12:15 am, EDT
For the second presentation at 11:15 am, AAHGS vice president and genealogical author, John Sadler, will discuss How to Research Your Enslaved Ancestors. This program will explain how to use surnames to narrow your search, what documents may be helpful, and how to piece it all together.
There will be a question-and-answer period after each presentation.
Registration is required for this meeting. You will receive a confirmation email with details about joining the meeting. Contact for more information.

Wednesday, September 7
African-American and Native American Research  (Webinars)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Live Webinar with Angela Walton-Raji, presented by the North Carolina Genealogical Society.

On the topic: African-American and Native American Research Full details and registration coming soon!

Saturday, September 17
Maureen Taylor, The Photo Detective  (Webinars)
12:00 pm to 3:00 pm
The South Orange County California Genealogical Society is hosting Maureen Taylor, The Photo Detective® for their annual Fall Seminar on September 17, 2022!  Maureen teaches how to dig deep into your family photographs to tell the story of your ancestors and preserve the photos for your descendants. This year our seminar will be held online from 9am - 12pm PDT.
Maureen will present two virtual sessions:
  • 8 Steps to Organizing and Preserving Your Family Photographs
  • Who’s Little Joe? Photo Identification 101
Registration for non-members is $20.  More information and the online registration link can be found at
Here is the link for the seminar flyer for mail-in registration: