Migrations of the American South 1790 – 1914

Featured speaker: Dr. Edward Ayers

Tuesday, September 28, 2021, 7pm – ~8pm, ET (via Zoom)

Dr. Ayers will be addressing these important questions:

WHO migrated?
WHAT were the influences? (social, economic, political)
WHEN were the major periods of migration?
WHERE did they move from and where did they move to?
WHY this history is important to genealogical research!

Register at https://tinyurl.com/GRIVAMigrationSep2021

Dr. Ayers is the Tucker-Boatwright Professor of the Humanities at the University of Richmond, where he is President Emeritus. He has spent four decades writing, teaching and collaborating in public history. In 2013, President Barack Obama awarded Dr. Ayers the National Humanities Medal.

Fall Conference – Saturday, October 2, 2021 (via Zoom)

Noted genealogist, Mark Lowe, joins us for the 2021 GRIVA fall conference. The conference , entitled “Go West, Young Family!”, features four distinct sessions to help expand your research skills. Mark is a noted genealogist, author and lecturer. He specializes in those often overlooked records that solve the most difficult issues.

Conference details and registration are outlined in the PDF below. Payment can be made by check or PayPal. Join GRIVA when you register for the conference and get a price break on the conference fee!

Conference PDF, click here.

J. Mark Lowe is a professional genealogist, author, lecturer, research coach and world-class storyteller. Mark uses his unique humor and southern style to help both beginner and experienced researchers. He has spoken at NGS, FGS and many regional and state conferences. His teaching extends to IGHR, TIGR, SLIG and he can be found on Legacy Family Tree Webinars and YouTube.

Mark has been published in numerous professional forums and is the Past President of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG) and the Southern Kentucky Genealogical Society. He has been awarded the Graham T. Smallwood Award and Lifetime Membership Award by the APG.