WHEN: Thursday, September 19, 2019 @ 7:00 p.m.
WHERE: HCGS Library, 611 N. Davis St., Sulphur Springs, TX 75482
WHAT: “Finding the Last Slave Owner”
PRESENTER: Ari Wilkins – Locating the last slave owner is essential in African American research. Explore records that will help transition your research from 1870 into the Antebellum Era.
Ari Williams, a graduate of Louisiana State University, has been actively researching family history since 1998. Ari worked with the esteemed genealogist, Dr. James Rose, for many years on his final project Generations: The WPA Ex-Slave Narrative Database. She is the owner of the genealogical consulting company, Black Genesis. Ms. Wilkins also works as a contributor for Proquest’s African American Heritage database.