Beyond Old Bowie: A 20-Year Search for African and Prince George's County, MD Ancestor (Genealogy Events)
Nathania Branch Miles, of the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society of Prince George's County, and family researchers Denise Barton and Karen Pearson, present a family journey with place-based research and online information, leading them to numerous other family members and names, such as Duckett, Spriggs, Clark, Queen, and more. The oral and documented history of the Barton-Johnson branch of the family includes property in "Old Bowie" and family burials in the Sacred Heart and Ascension Catholic churches. Prince George's County genealogical resources information will be shared during this presentation.
Denise Barton spent her career in public service, including being an Assistant Attorney General in Michigan. Ms. Barton and her husband live in Ann Arbor.
Karen Pearson spent her career in non-profit management and established "The Reading Light", an initiative that helps adults gain independence.
Recommended for ages 12 & up (ages under 18 must be accompanied by an adult). Walk-ins welcome. Registration is recommended but not required, however, online participants must register. Direct link for registration: https://tinyurl.com/ ym33z8x2