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4th Family History and Genealogy Fair: Where Did Our People Go?
June 28, 2014 @ 9:30 am - 6:00 pm
PURPOSE: To share information and learn how to use documentary resources that advance the development of Bertie County and the Roanoke Chowan family histories and genealogical scholarship.
9:30 AM -10:00 AM
CONFERENCE REGISTRATION AND CONTINENTAL BREAKFAST
10:00 AM – 11:00 AM
“Slave Genealogy of the Roulhac Family in Bertie County”
|Retired Federal Judge Roy L Roulhac is an Author, Genealogist, and Real Estate Investor in Detroit, Michigan. Judge Roulhac’s first presentation is based on his book, Slave Genealogy of the Roulhac Family: French Masters and the Africans They Enslaved. His second presentation describes the Roulhac Family Association and how to create a surname association.|
11:00 AM – 12:00 PMFAMILY INFORMATION EXCHANGE SESSIONS
12:00 PM – 1:00 PM LUNCH BUFFET
1:00 PM – 2:00 PM
“Native American Genealogy of the Robbins and other Families
in Bertie, Chowan, and Hertford Counties”
|Marvin T. Jones, BFA, is Executive Director of the Chowan Discovery Group (CDG) whose purpose is to research, document, preserve and present the history of the Winton Triangle (Winton-Cofield-Ahoskie) Community in North Carolina. Jones will discuss family histories in the Roanoke Chowan areas where people maintain a distinctive identity rooted in Native American, European, and African ancestry.|
2:15 PM – 3:15 PM FAMILY INFORMATION EXCHANGE SESSIONS
SPECIAL PERFORMANCE FEATURE AT HOPE PLANTATON
4:00 PM – 6:00 PM
|“Let Them Be Heard: Bringing Slave Narratives to Life at the Hope Plantation”Bare Theatre presents its hard-hitting original production, Let Them Be Heard, an adaptation of interviews with former slaves from North Carolina. The program features excerpts from The Slave Narrative Project in the late 1930′s.|
Full Two-Day Genealogy Conference $60.00
One-Day Friday $35.00
One-Day Saturday $40.00
SPECIAL FEATURE REGISTRATION FEE
Saturday Bare Theatre Performance $10.00
Historic Hope Foundation Phone: 252-794-3140
132 Hope House Road Fax: 252-794-5583
Windsor, NC 27983 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org