"Beginning Native American Research"
is the topic of the Cheyenne Genealogical and Historical Society's program on Saturday, November 7, from 1-3 p.m. in the Cottonwood Room of the Laramie
County Library. The program, presented in partnership with Family History
Expos of Salt Lake City, Utah, will require a preregistration fee of
$5 if postmarked by Oct. 31, or $7.50 at the door.
Presenter, Billy Dubois Edgington, a professional genealogist with a history
background, has more than 40 years experience in historical and genealogical
research, and is the author of "African-Cherokee Connections," and "Vital Information
from the Guion Miller Roll (U.S. Eastern Cherokee)." She provides a research
and lookup service at the Family History Library in Utah and does contract
research for ProGen at Ancestry.com. She will provide information on how to
research Native American connections in your family tree.
Full details are presented here
A follow-up research night will be held on Tuesday, Nov 10, from 7-9 p.m. in the
Special Collections Department on the Laramie County Library, where CGHS
volunteers will assist participants in Native American or other family research.
Pre-registrations for the Saturday program should be mailed to Cheyenne
Genealogical & Historical Society, attn: Native American Research Program,
P.O. Box 2539, Cheyenne, WY 82003. More information at 307-630-0924.