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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.                                                                                                                                                                      

                            

CONFERENCE REGISTRATION

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: info@hopeplantation.org

Genealogy Fair June 2014

Details

Date:
June 28, 2014
Time:
9:30 am - 6:00 pm

Venue

Roanoke Chowan Heritage Center
132 Hope House Road
Windsor, NC 27983 United States
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Phone:
252-794-3140

Organizer

Email:
info@hopeplantation.org