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We the People: Tulsa workshop to feature nationally known researcher

Sharon Burns: D. Joshua Taylor will be the keynote speaker at the Tulsa genealogy workshop from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 15 at the Hardesty Regional Library, 8316 E 93, Tulsa.
BY SHARON BURNS, For The Oklahoman Published: March 10, 2014
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D. Joshua Taylor will be the keynote speaker at the Tulsa genealogy workshop from 9:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. March 15 at the Hardesty Regional Library, 8316 E 93, Tulsa.

His topics will be “Bridging the Gap: Finding Ancestors in the U.S. Between 1780 and 1830,” “Online Resources for Colonial America,” “Finding the Roots of our Family Legends,” and “Treasurer is the Archives: Using Archive Grid.”

Taylor, a nationally known genealogical researcher, is the lead genealogist for findmypast.com and was featured on NBC’s “Who Do You Think You Are?” and PBS’s “Genealogy Roadshow.”

For information about genealogy programs and workshops, go to the Tulsa Library website at www.tulsalibrary.org, click on “Research and Learn” then select “Genealogy.”

Genealogy notes

• The Cleveland County Genealogical Society will meet at 10 a.m. March 12 at the Cleveland County Genealogical Library, 1119 E Main, Norman. The program will provide information on how to use generations of family anecdotes to relate to life experiences and personal memories in writing a family story.

Suzanne Schrems and Vernon Maddox, authors of the book “Norman 1889-1949, Early Cleveland County,” will discuss their book at the society’s monthly meeting at 7 p.m. March 18 in the Genealogical Library south lobby. For more information, call the CCGS Library at 701-2100.

The Central Oklahoma Chapter of Germans from Russia will meet at 10:15 a.m. March 15 at the Oklahoma History Center, 800 Nazih Zuhdi Drive.

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