Jamboree 2016 Speaker Spotlight: Michael Nolden Henderson, LCDR, USN Ret,
Michael Nolden Henderson, LCDR, USN Ret, began his research 30 years ago. He is the author of Got Proof! My Genealogical Journey Through the Use of Documentation, winner of the 2015 Next Generation Indie Book Award from the Independent Book Publishing Professionals Group. His book detailed the research that led to him becoming the first African American in Georgia inducted into the National Society, Sons of the American Revolution. In 2010, he was featured on the PBS program, History Detectives.
Friday, June 3, 2016 4:00 p.m. - 5:00 p.m.
FR024 Manumissions and Motivations: Uncovering Possible Family Connections
Manumission papers sometimes reveal hidden family connections. A study in decoding these genealogical gems explores reasons stated for granting freedom to enslaved individuals in colonial Louisiana. Level: Beg., Int