Clayton Library Orientation
Saturday, August 18, 2012 10:30AM-11:45AM
Learn about the vast resources and how to efficiently utilize genealogical research materials housed at the Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research. No reservations needed, meet at the Information Desk in the library. Adults/Teens.
Clayton Library Friends General Meeting
Saturday, August 11, 2012 10:15AM-12:00PM
Sue Kaufman, Clayton Library Manager, will present her annual “State of the Library” report. Registration starts at 10:15AM in the Carriage House and the meeting will begin at 10:30AM.
Clayton Library Friends present J. Mark Lowe, CG, in an all-day seminar
Saturday, August 18, 2012 10:00AM-4:00PM
St. Luke’s Methodist Church
Houston, TX 77027
Mr. Lowe resides in Tennessee and researches primarily in original records and manuscripts throughout the South. He will be discussing the following topics, not necessarily presented in this order:
Cold Mountain: A case study of a Tarheel soldier in the Civil War
Discover the real records of William P. Inman, the subject of the controversial book and movie, who lived and died in North Carolina.
Confederate Yankees in the Southland
A number of Union blue soldiers maintained close ties to the Confederacy. Many crossed the line to change uniforms. Learn about your border ancestor and finding their uniform of choice or no uniform at all.
My Ancestor, the farmer: Shaping a profile for your rural ancestor
Farming is a proud and honorable occupation. Develop a rich profile of your farming ancestor and community using available resources.
Whiskey, brandy, and southern migration
Understanding why our ancestors were searching for limestone-filtered flowing springs and abundant fruit and grain would help tighten their travel routes and destinations. Le
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