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Topic Talk – History as Backdrop to Your Family’s Genealogy

March 13 @ 1:00 pm

It was 1815 when Ancestor X did…something. Just like Ancestor Y, so many people in the Village of Z had…something happen to them. But what and why? Why then…and there? With the help of history and context, we can perceive ancestors as historical characters and not just a line of bio-depositers from days of yore. What historical frame puts your ancestor in the picture? No need to channel Doris Kearns Goodwin or Jon Meacham, just come.