Genealogist Shamele Jordon
10:15 a.m. – Six Ways to Enhance Your Genealogy Research
Are you stuck? Do you feel that you’re not getting anywhere with your genealogy research? Learn ways that you can enhance your research using the latest technology, the Internet, and traditional research techniques.
Genealogy and Reunions
A family reunion without family history is just a picnic. Learn how to uncover your family history using traditional genealogical sources. Then learn fun ways to tell your story, at your reunion.
11:30 a.m. – I’ve Traced My family Back to 1870. Now What?
Researching African American ancestor’s pre-1870 presents unique challenges. Learn sources and techniques to locate ancestors during the Reconstruction and Slavery Eras.
Shamele Jordon is a genealogical researcher, lecturer, writer and podcaster (Genealogy On Demand). Her biographical highlights include: researcher for the PBS series Oprah’s Roots: An African American Lives Special and African American Lives II; former president of the African American Genealogy Group in Philadelphia, PA.; faculty at the Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research in Birmingham, AL.; workshop volunteer at the Family History Center in Cherry Hill, NJ.
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