The Birmingham African American Genealogy Study Group (BAAGSG), a special interest group of the Birmingham Genealogical Society, meets the second Sunday of each month (ex. May and November) in the Arrington Auditorium at the Downtown Birmingham Public Library. Guests are welcome!
Next meeting: Sunday, December 13, 2009, 3 p.m.
Guest Speaker: John F. Baker Jr., author of The Washingtons of Wessyngton Plantation
Program Topic: How to Use Research & DNA to Unravel Your Family History
Details: Josephine Martin (205-901-6387) or contact us via e-mail
Genealogy Expert John F. Baker Jr., author of The Washingtons of Wessyngton Plantation, unravels YOUR FAMILY history. In seventh grade Baker discovered the story of his ancestors by accident when he saw a photograph of four former slaves in social studies book. Now for more than thirty years, he has been using his vast knowledge and research techniques to conduct seminars, workshops, and presentations around the country to teach others how to unravel their family histories.