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Friday, September 21
African American Research at Library of Virginia: Reconstruction to WWI  (Workshops)
9:30 am to 12:30 pm
Library of Virginia, Richmond, Virginia

This workshop provides an overview of records created during the Reconstruction era through World War I and explores how they relate to African American genealogy. Library of Virginia reference archivist Cara Griggs covers topics such as the Bureau of Refugees, Freedmen, and Abandoned Lands; population schedules from the federal census; newspapers; and records for elections, educational institutions, businesses, and organizations. For more information, contact catherine.wyatt@lva.virginia.gov or 804.692.3999.

Friday, September 21, 2018 | 9:30 AM–12:30 PM

Library of Virginia
AFRICAN AMERICAN GENEALOGY WORKSHOP
African American Research at the Library of Virginia: Reconstruction – World War I
Place: Conference Rooms
Cost: $15 ($10 for Semper Virginia Society members)
Preregistration required.

Library of Virginia | 800 East Broad Street, Richmond, VA 23219

http://www.lva.virginia.gov



Saturday, September 22
AAHGS Meeting  (Local Events)
9:30 am to 11:30 am
Beatties Ford Library, 2412 Beatties Ford Road
Join the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society, Charlotte Chapter on September 22. The program this time will feature speaker Renee Jones.


Monday, September 24
Steele Creek Historical and Genealogical Society Meeting  (Local Events)
7:00 pm to 8:00 pm
Central Steele Creek Presbyterian Church, Charlotte
      Special guest for this meeting will be Mr. David Reuwer from Camden, South Carolina. Mr. Reuwer's presentation will be about the Revolutionary War sites in South Carolina. Many of which we are familiar, but also some of the lesser known ones.
      His organization is the South Carolina Battleground Preservation Trust which is a state-wide nonprofit that advocates for the preservation and promotion of Revolutionary War battlefields. This includes connecting historians, events, enthusiasts, and historic sites.
 
Steele Creek Historical and Genealogical Society Meeting
Monday, 24 September 2018, 7:00 PM
Central Steele Creek Presbyterian Church
Family Life Center ( Room 300 )



Monday, October 8
Historic Unity Presbyterian Church in Lincoln County  (Local Events)
6:00 pm
Mundy House Annex, 4353 Highway 16 N Business, Denver, North Carolina
 
Reverend David Bonnema will speak on historic Unity Presbyterian Church, originally established as “Beattie’s Meeting House” in 1764. The first settlers to this area were Scots-Irish Presbyterians and Palatine Germans. John Beattie established the first religious center in the area, built of logs beside a grove of oak and hickory near a spring. The first pastor at Unity was Rev. Humphrey Hunter, who came to Unity in 1796. He was born in Londonderry, Ireland.
 


Wednesday, October 10
October Meeting - The Spanish Flu Pandemic  (Monthly Meeting)
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Aldersgate
Join us on October 10th to hear our President Jeff Houser describe how the great Spanish Flu Pandemic of 1918-19 affected not only individual families around the world, but specifically Mecklenburg County and the actual pursuit of genealogy for all of us.
 
Our meeting is in the Activity Center at the Asbury Care & Rehabilitation Center on the Aldersgate Retirement Center campus. We serve light refreshements beginning at 7pm and start the program at 7:30. Refer to the Monthly Meetings section of the About Us tab for directions and further information.
 


Thursday, October 11 through Saturday, October 13
AAHGS Annual Conference  (Conferences)
Philadelphia, Valley Forge Casino Resort
The Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society (AAHGS) 39th Annual Conference in Philadelphia at the Valley Forge Casino Resort, 1160 1st Avenue, King of Prussia, PA 19406 on October 11 – 13, 2018. Further information at http://www.aahgs.org/.


Sunday, October 14 through Friday, October 19
Tar Heel Discoveries  (Conferences)
Raleigh, North Carolina

Tar Heel Discoveries

14-19 October 2018
State Archives of North Carolina & Government and Heritage Library, 109 E. Jones St., Raleigh, NC

Operated by Diane L. Richard and Vickie P. Young

Introducing: Tar Heel Discoveries - Guided North Carolina Genealogical Research

Diane L. Richard and Victoria P. Young announce the formation of their joint business venture offering individuals the opportunity to maximize results when researching their North Carolina ancestors.

Designed to accommodate genealogists with varying levels of research experience, Tar Heel Discoveries offers personalized, individualized support and instruction over five days at the North Carolina State Archives and Government & Heritage Library in Raleigh. Two week-long sessions (15-20 April and 14-19 October) are offered in 2018. Registration is now open!

Diane and Vickie have over 25 years combined experience as full-time professional genealogists specializing in North Carolina research and are members of a number of industry organizations, including the national and local chapters of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), the North Carolina Genealogical Society (NCGS), and the National Genealogical Society (NGS).

Have you ever been frustrated when visiting a new repository (or one you haven’t been to in a while) by not knowing how to efficiently utilize its holdings? Interested in learning from experts on North Carolina history and genealogical research topics? Have you come to a “brick wall” and don’t know which resources to consult? Want to touch original documents relating to your ancestors? Then consider joining us for a week of learning and new discoveries!

For program details (fees and what is included) and more information, visit www.tarheeldiscoveries.com or email us with questions at info@tarheeldiscoveries.com.



Friday, October 26 through Friday, October 26
Francis Marion Symposium  (Conferences)
2:00 pm to 8:30 pm
Manning, South Carolina
Francis Marion, the Swamp Fox, Symposium, Friday, October 26 from 2 to 8:30 pm and Saturday, October 27 from 9 am to 8:30 pm, Manning, SC.

History buffs and Francis Marion admirers are invited to the 16th annual Francis Marion/Swamp Fox Symposium. Explore the Revolutionary War Southern Campaign with General Francis Marion; immerse yourself in Francis Marion's world and the significance of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution.

This "Times of Francis Marion, 1732-1795" symposium will feature ten presentations and two evening dinner theaters in the history of the Revolutionary war. For details, schedules, locations and to register see www.francismarionsymposium.com call 803.478.2645 or email gcsummers@ftc-i.net
 


Saturday, October 27 through Saturday, October 27
Francis Marion Symposium  (Conferences)
9:00 am to 8:30 pm
Manning, South Carolina
Francis Marion, the Swamp Fox, Symposium, Friday, October 26 from 2 to 8:30 pm and Saturday, October 27 from 9 am to 8:30 pm, Manning, SC.

History buffs and Francis Marion admirers are invited to the 16th annual Francis Marion/Swamp Fox Symposium. Explore the Revolutionary War Southern Campaign with General Francis Marion; immerse yourself in Francis Marion's world and the significance of the Southern Campaign of the American Revolution.

This "Times of Francis Marion, 1732-1795" symposium will feature ten presentations and two evening dinner theaters in the history of the Revolutionary war. For details, schedules, locations and to register see www.francismarionsymposium.com call 803.478.2645 or email gcsummers@ftc-i.net
 



Wednesday, November 14
Monthly Meeting  (Monthly Meeting)
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Aldersgate


Saturday, November 17
12th Annual Bucks County ANCESTRY FAIR  (Workshops)
8:30 am to 4:00 pm
Doylestown, PA

November 17, 2018 — Doylestown, PA

12th Annual Bucks County ANCESTRY FAIR

8:30 am to 4:00 pm at Delaware Valley University
700 East Butler Avenue, Doylestown, PA

Hosted by the Bucks County Genealogical Society, the 2018 Bucks County Ancestry Fair will feature as our keynote speaker CeCe Moore, nationally known innovator in the use of DNA for genealogy. CeCe, who has been the genetic genealogy expert for the PBS Television documentary series Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr. since 2013, will also present several additional lecture sessions at the Fair.

As always, the Ancestry Fair will present a great lineup of speakers on a variety of genealogical topics, exhibitors representing genealogical and historical organizations, businesses, and government agencies with products and services of interest to the genealogical community, and an exciting array of door prizes.

Visit www.ancestryfair.org or www.facebook.com/ancestryfair for more information




Wednesday, December 12
Monthly Meeting  (Monthly Meeting)
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Aldersgate


Monthly Meeting  (Monthly Meeting)
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Aldersgate


Monthly Meeting  (Monthly Meeting)
7:30 pm to 8:30 pm