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Living Room Lecture Admission

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$ 4.00-$ 6.00 per person



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Living Room Lecture Series
Cynthia Maharrey
Discovering African Americans in Kentucky Records Prior to 1870
Wednesday, October 21, 1:00 pm
Cynthia Maharrey will discuss how to begin the genealogical research of African Americans in Kentucky, including four things to consider before and during genealogical research, general information regarding antebellum African Americans in Kentucky, and a dozen different records from the mid-1860s back to 1840 which hold genealogically significant information concerning free and enslaved African Americans.
Cynthia Maharrey is a professional genealogist specializing in deed, tax list, will, court and vital records research. Her wheelhouses include the late 18th through the early-20th centuries, with emphases on the state of Kentucky and African American research. A graduate of Berea College, she also holds a certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University and is a certified Kentucky Community Scholar. Cynthia serves on the board of the Kentucky Genealogical Society and is a member of the National Genealogical Society, the African American Genealogy Group of Kentucky, the Florida State Genealogical Society, the Greenbrier County (WV) Historical Society and the Monroe County (WV) Historical Society.
This lecture will take place over Zoom. 
Members | $4
Non-Members | $6

This program sponsored in part by John and Jeannie Vezeau.

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