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African-American Genealogy 101
May 16 @ 4:00 pm - 6:00 pm
Join Thomas Jordan to learn the fundamentals that lead to successful genealogy research for African-American families.
About this Event
In African-American Genealogy 101, you will learn the specific approaches and tools needed for genealogical research for African-American families. These principles led Thomas Jordan to his own successful research and helped him identify 13 of 16 of his great-great grandparents.
About the speaker:
Thomas D. Jordan is one of the newest board members of the Friends of the Harriet Beecher Stowe House. He is also the President of the African American Genealogy Group of the Miami Valley. He is the author of Double Jordan: My Journey Towards Discovering My Paternal Ancestors.
Thomas, who is also an ordained minister, is a native Cincinnatian and proud graduate of Purcell-Marian HS and Xavier University (Ohio). He and his wife of 35 years. Jacquelyne M. Jordan (nee Valentine) reside in Mt. Washington. The Jordans are the parents of two children, Bethany and Natalia Marie and proud grand-parents of Anaya and Imani.