TVGS Spring Seminar

April 22, 2017  Spring Seminar with Gordon T. Belt and Charles A. Sherrill. The two presenters will give us insight into how court records and other genealogical documents can help us in our research.

 

Please note:  Linda Moss Mines had originally been scheduled for this seminar, but she is unable to participate because of an unavoidable scheduling conflict.  We look forward to rescheduling her for a future presentation. 

 

Topics:

Analysis of a Case File (Sherrill)

Using Original Court Records: A Hands-On Workshop (Sherrill)

-  Stories from the Stacks (Belt)

John Sevier: Tennessee’s First Hero (Belt)

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Three distinguished authors will join us at our 22 April 2017 seminar:

  •      Gordon T. Belt, Director of Public Services for Tennessee State Library & Archives and founding editor of The Posterity Project, a Tennessee historical blog.  Gordon’s most recent publication is John Sevier: Tennessee’s First Hero.

  •      Robert (Bob) Davis, well known to North Alabama for his genealogy courses at Wallace State College and his historical and genealogical presentations.  Bob has written over 1,000 articles/publications on research, records, genealogy and history.  Bob is especially noted for his publications/research on Georgia to include A Researcher’s Library of Georgia, The Wilkes County Papers, Georgia Citizens and Soldiers of the American Revolution and Civil War Atlanta. Bob’s latest publication on Alabama is entitled Tracing Your Alabama Past.

  •      Rickey Butch Walker is a noted North Alabama historian, researcher, and Alabama authority on Native American-Celtic history. Among his publications are Doublehead: Last Chickamauga Cherokee Chief, Warrior Mountains Indian Heritage, Warrior Mountains Folklore, Celtic Indian Boy of Appalachia and Chickasaw Chief George Colbert.  

 

This seminar will be held at the SpringHill Suites Huntsville Downtown, 745 Constellation Place Drive SW, Huntsville, Alabama 35801, less than 1/2 mile from the Huntsville-Madison County Public Library.  Download the informational flyer here.

 

Download the registration form here.

Please print and mail with your check to:

 
Tennessee Valley Genealogical Society
PO Box 1568
Huntsville, AL 35807

 

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