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Date

Oct 25 2020

Time

12:30 pm

Scotch-Irish Research

Sunday, October 25th, 2020 – 12:30 pm

Genealogical Society of Washtenaw County, Michigan
Sunday, October 25th, 2020
1:30 pm
Free and Open to the Public ❖ Visitors are Welcome
Virtual Meeting
Connection information will be sent to members
Non-members wishing to be included may send a request to info@washtenawgenealogy.org
Please send request no later than 3 days before the meeting
Lecture: “Scotch-Irish Research”
Derek Blount
Learn about the Scotch-Irish: who they were, where they came from and where they can be found.
Find out what records are available after a fire in 1922 destroyed 700 years of records. Learn how
to find online records and records still not digitized.
Derek Blount is a professional genealogist with his own business “Lost Branches”. He
has worked for 32 years on his family genealogy, traveling America, Canada and the
United Kingdom gathering records and visiting cemeteries and churches. Derek was
born in England and specializes in research in the United Kingdom and Commonwealth
nations.
Class: “Genealogy Webinars and Podcasts” 3:15 pm
Omer Jean Windborn and Sharon Brevort, members of GSWC
Webinars and podcasts are one of the most convenient and least expensive ways to augment your
genealogy education. Discover over twenty quality sources for webinars and podcasts, including
those covering African Americans and American Indians. Find out how and where to locate them.
Contacts: Marcia McCrary, info@washtenawgenealogy.org or Nancy Howard, president@washtenawgenealogy.org
For more information, see the GSWC web site at www.washtenawgenealogy.org

Scotch-Irish Research

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