Free Genealogy Event featuring Thom Reed

When: Saturday, June 18 (9 am - 6:30 pm)
There will be two presentations (at 10 AM and 4:40 PM)

Please secure your FREE tickets asap at:
http://www.hollyspringsnc.gov/tickets 

 

Where: Holly Springs Cultural Center
(300 W. Ballentine Street, Holly Springs)

 

What: Genealogy consultants will be volunteering on site throughout the day to assist you with researching your family history.

ABOUT THE EVENT

Mr. Thom Reed, a genealogy expert specializing in African American genealogy. 

WHAT TO BRING:

  • If possible, bring a charged device (ipad, laptop, phone) and a charger

  • A filled out family pedigree chart of your family tree (do the best you can to fill it in). See free download link below.

  • Notebook and pen or pencil for taking notes.


Print out a free family tree template


WHAT TO DO BEFOREHAND:

  • Fill out your family tree template with information you gather at home. If you don’t know the answers to questions, reach out to living relatives, friends, etc. Fill it out as best as you can. Don’t worry, a lot can still be found even if you don’t have many of the answers filled in.

  • Create a FREE FamilySearch account (you do not need to belong to the church listed to get a free account and access all of the information):