April 2019 Meeting - Proving Colonial Migration of Mountain Ancestors Using Various Techniques presented by Lisa Laws
WEDNESDAY April 3 from 7:00PM to 9:00PM
OWASA Community Center, 400 W. Jones Ferry Road, Carrboro, NC
Putting together your family history requires a combination of techniques, both traditional and modern. D-OGS member Lisa Laws will follow the paths of her ancestral lines in Pre and Post-Revolutionary America through books, online resources and DNA connected results. Her small town and rural mountain families unknowingly had 1600s-1700s ancestors all originating in pre-colonial NY, PA, MD, VA. These lines’ migrations typically ended in NC and Eastern TN, with ancestral families who still live there 250 years later.
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The Trading Path wins Award for Excellence in Publishing from NCGS
At the NCGS Annual Meeting held on October 3rd, 2015, D-OGS received the "award for excellence in periodical publishing for a journal published by a North Carolina genealogical society" for the Trading Path journal. Journal editor Ginger R. Smith received the award. Read more...