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Genealogist Ari Wilkins to Present “Finding the Last Slave Owner” Program at Hopkins County Genealogical Society Monthly Meeting On September 19th to Feature

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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.

 

 

 

 

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