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Genealogist to speak at Victoria College seminar Oct. 20
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The Victoria County Genealogical Society will host a seminar on Oct. 20 at the Victoria College Student Center, Room A, located at 2200 E. Red River (main entrance to the college campus).

The seminar will feature Martha Everman Jones, Ph.D., who currently teaches genealogy classes at the Victoria College, researched family history and is group leader for the Texas Tracers, who travel to the Family History Library in Salt Lake City, Utah, each year to pursue their ancestral heritage.

A graduate of the University of Texas, the University of Houston-Victoria and Texas A&M University, Jones has presented genealogy lectures at the local, state and national levels and has published genealogy articles for state and national publications. She is a past president of the Texas State Genealogical Society, member of numerous patriotic and genealogical organizations and serves on the State Board of Texas Retired Teachers Association. Topics for the seminar will include “Using the Computer for Genealogical Research,” Writing Your Family History,” “Finding Genealogy Records Prior to the Civil War” and “Tracing Immigrant Ancestors.” The cost for the seminar is $45. Early registration (before Oct. 6) is $35. A box lunch is included in the price.

For more information, contact Patsy at 361-574-0049 or e-mail: patsy2931@suddenlink.net.
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