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  • 1. Christopher Garry
  • 2.  study of pedigree  the study of the ancestry and descent of a person  the history that goes with this.
  • 3.  Family stories or mysteries
  • 4.  Medical inquiry
  • 5.  Adoption investigation
  • 6.  Searching for relations
  • 7.  Getting information from knowledgeable relatives  Query letters  Oral interviews (notes or record)  Thanks
  • 8.  You are the first knowledgeable relative Be specific in questions Annotate Gather or copy everything Use care:  Fragile  Sentimental value  privacy
  • 9.  Recording information
  • 10.  Use online databases, and of course, the Google
  • 11.  Collect BMDs
  • 12.  Collect BMD  Birth, Marriage, Death Combat Vehicle of the Airborne?!?
  • 13.  Collect other records such as census records, probate records, church records, and military records.
  • 14.  school Residence Travel Emigration / Immigration voting Military Service buying and selling land and/or personal property joining and participating in the spiritual rites of various religions paying taxes …
  • 15.  Communicate with other researchers
  • 16.  Developing self-worth Breaking down stereo-types Clarifying heritage Origins of Motivations Posterity
  • 17.  Developing self-worth Breaking down stereo-types Clarifying heritage Origins of Motivations Posterity …being evil
  • 18.  Adjust, accommodate, adapt, empathize and imagine Make connections
  • 19.  How would you  1 Aug 1821 Born - Savannah (Georgia) summarize all  Abt 1835: Joined his half-brother Hamlin V. SNELL at St. Marks, Florida, and worked in fishing industry. the remarkable  1837?: Went to school in Tallahassee.  1839: Served in the Indian War. things in your  1842: Went to Sarasota Bay. life to one slide?  1844: Started a business selling dried fish with Joseph WOODRUFF.  26 May 1845: Voted (#6) in the first statewide election. Election Clerk at Precinct #5 (Sarasota, FL)  10 Jun 1851: Married Mary Jane WYATT  Sep 1851: Received deed for homestead.  Jun 1852: First child born: Nancy Catherine Stewart.  1852-55?: Served as a Captain of volunteers in the last Seminole Indian War.  9 Jan 1855: Owned 193 acres of the frontage on Sarasota Bay.  4 Mar 1856: Third child born: Furman Chaires
  • 20.  Take time to  1619 The first black slaves in North America arrived in Virginia.  1700 Author Samuel Sewall wrote "The Selling of Joseph" as the first American protest against think about how  slavery. 1778 An Act of Congress prohibited the import of slaves into the U.S. 1787 The United States Constitution was approved. Slaves had no rights as citizens, and were the facts fit  counted as three-fifths of a person.  1861 (April 12) - The Civil War began. Slavery was a major cause of the fighting between the North and South.  1865 (March 3) - The Union Congress created the Freedmen’s Bureau to assist freed slaves.  1865 (December 6) - The Thirteenth Amendment of the U.S. Constitution was passed, abolishing slavery.  1870 The Fifteenth Amendment was passed. All citizens, regardless of race or gender were given equal protection of the law.  1896 "Separate but equal" facilities for blacks and whites were declared constitutional by the Supreme Court in the Plessy vs. Ferguson case.  1909 The National Association for the Advancement of Colored People (NAACP) was founded. Blacks and whites joined together to legally try to eliminate segregation.  1954 Supreme Court declared that segregation of the races is unconstitutional in Brown vs. Topeka case.  1955 Rosa Parks, a black woman, sparked the civil rights movement in the South when she refused to give up her seat on a bus to a white man and was arrested.  1963 250,000 people attended a civil rights rally in Washington D.C., where they heard Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.’s "I Have a Dream" speech.  1964 The Civil Rights Act of 1964 was passed by Congress, and declared that discrimination on the basis or race, sex, religion, or national origin was unlawful.  1989 L. Douglas Wilder was elected Governor of Virginia. He was the first African American to be elected a governor in the United States.
  • 21.  Connectedness
  • 22.  Connectedness
  • 23.  Connectedness
  • 24. Thanks