South Carolina Genealogical Society Workshop


By Sidney Jackson

Event Details

Date(s) & Time(s)::

July 11, 2014 at 12:45 PM

Location: United States

Phone: 8034323249



Event Description

42nd South Carolina Genealogical Society Workshop to Be Held July 11-12
At the South Carolina Archives and History, Columbia, SC

On July 11th and 12th, the South Carolina Genealogical Society will host a workshop with speakers from around the state. These speakers will talk on genealogy, ways to research, where to find research, and the forms of communication used in getting out information. One may find registration forms online at, along with a schedule. For those interested, this is a spectacular group to listen and learn. The speakers include the following:
• Martha Daniels of Mulberry Plantation—The Chesnut Family From Ireland and America
• Mary Crockett- two sessions (a) Upper Rivers of South Carolina; (b) Lower Rivers of South Carolina
• Joan and Glen Inabinet- How People can use research in Kershaw County for their research?
• Wade Dorsey- The History of Blythewood.
• Debbie Bloom--- Historic Newspapers
• Robin Foster- two sessions (a) Uncovering records that link the former Slaved and the Enslaved ; (b) Hidden Genealogical treasures at Local and University Libraries
• Brent Holcomb- two sessions (a) The Land Records of South Carolina: More than Just Grants and Plats; (b) The Colonial Records of South Carolina
• John Smith- two sessions (a) The Louise Pettus Library near Winthrop College; (b) The Robeson County, North Carolina :Lessons from the Record of Slaves and Free Persons of Color.
• Nic Butler- two sessions (a) African –Americans in the Revolutionary War; (b) Little Known Genealogy Records in Charleston, South Carolina.
• Lynn S. Teague- First Families of Orangeburg
• Patrick McCawley- Lost Records of the Civil War
• Cheri Hudson Passey- Blogging
• Dr. Fritz Hamer – South Caroliana New Resources
• Dr. Brent Burgin – “Tho much is taken, much abides: Sustaining Memory; The Native American Studies Archives At USC- Lancaster” (emphasis on genealogical material)
• Guerry Felder – Effective Ways to Begin Your Genealogical Journey
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