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Black Genealogy Using Ancestry and FamilySearch

Family tree genealogy digital illustration.

Saturday, February 17, 2024

1:00 PM - 2:00 PM

Price: Free

Cherry Hill Public Library

1100 Kings Highway North
Half Conference Center B: Lower Level
Cherry Hill, NJ 08034

Cherry Hill Public Library

Event Description

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). 

Leave with other resources and places to help complete your family tree! 

About Shamele Jordon: 

Jordon is a professional genealogist, producer, writer, and lecturer. 

Some of her accolades include being the Vice President of the Genealogical Society of Pennsylvania, co-founder of Black Genealogy Experience, and creator of Visualizing the Past.

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