East Bay Roots: Finding Your Family in Barrington and Beyond

East Bay Roots: Finding Your Family in Barrington and Beyond

Saturday, April 29 2017, 9:30 am – 12:30 pm
Barrington Senior Center
281 County Rd., Barrington RI

Barrington’s own Nathaniel Taylor will offer a morning workshop on genealogy with an East Bay and Barrington focus. The workshop will cover a range of beginning and intermediate topics, including hands-on presentation of unique and helpful local resources from Barrington Preservation Society record collections.

Topics: Beginning basics; DNA; online sources and organizations; special issues and strategies for Rhode Island and southeastern Massachusetts; local resources in Barrington.

Free event: Light refreshments (coffee) will be available. Pre-registration is encouraged, by sign-up sheets located at the Town Clerk’s office or the Preservation Museum, or online (by clicking here) at Eventbrite.

Nathaniel Taylor is Editor and Publisher of The American Genealogist, the leading independent journal of genealogy in the United States. He holds a Ph.D. in history and taught medieval and modern history at Brown, Harvard, and elsewhere for twelve years. He speaks in New England and nationally on genealogy and heraldry. He was elected a Fellow of the American Society of Genealogists (the nation’s honorary society of the fifty most accomplished living genealogists) in 2011. He is a trustee of the Barrington Preservation Society and has been its President since 2015.