Black Genealogy Using Ancestry and FamilySearch

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM
Cherry Hill Public Library
Half Conference Center B, Lower Level

Event Details

Join professional Genealogist, Shamele Jordon, and jump start your genealogy research! Jordon will help to simplify the challenging process of tracing African-American roots by demonstrating strategies and tools using Ancestry and FamilySearch (available for free at CHPL). Come away with other resources and places to look to help complete your family tree! 

About Shamele Jordon: Shamele Jordon is a professional genealogist, producer, writer, and lecturer. Her biographical highlights include: award-winning TV producer of Genealogy Quick Start; 2023 National Genealogical Society SLAM! winner for Street Genealogy; researcher for the PBS series Oprah’s Roots: African American Lives I and II; 2023 NJHC grant recipient for projects on the Underground Railroad and Green Book, Vice President of the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania, co-founder of Black Genealogy Experience, creator of Visualizing the Past, youth genealogy; advisory board member at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research, University of Athens, Ga, former president of the African American Genealogy Group in Philadelphia.

Event Type(s): Adult
Age Group(s): Adults (18+)
Michelle Yeager
(856) 667-0300 ext. 2

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