Researching Pre-Civil War Ancestors by Janice Lovelace

Popular speaker Janice Lovelace, Ph.D., discusses research on pre-civil war ancestors as part of the TxSGS 2018 Virtual Conference, February 9-10.

2:45 p.m. CT, Saturday, February 10

Did Your Ancestor Own Slaves?
Do you have Pre-Civil War ancestors who might have owned slaves? This presentation discusses researching pre-war censuses, wills, court proceedings, business records and newspapers for information. In addition, it will look at the issues to consider in connecting with modern descendants of those enslaved.

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Janice Lovelace, Ph.D., clinical psychologist and retired college faculty, has 25+ years of experience in genealogical research as well as academic work in genealogy (Genealogy and Family History certificate at University of Washington, certificate program in genealogy at Boston University, ProGen 18). She presents on ethnic minority research, gender research and health issues. A member of the Seattle Genealogical Society for a number of years, she served as Vice-President in 2014-16.

She is also a member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, the Afro- American Historical and Genealogical Society and the National Genealogical Society. As a licensed psychologist, she has been a private practice therapist and a higher education faculty member teaching psychology.

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