Announcement: JGS of Cleveland

The Jewish Genealogy Society of Cleveland's next meeting will be

Wednesday, June 5, 2013 at 7:30 p.m.

in the Miller Board Room
27100 Cedat Road, 2nd Floor
Beachwood, Ohio 44122 

Our Featured Speaker will be

Dr. Deborah Abbott

addressing the issue of

The Importance of Staying Organized
Deborah A. Abbott, Ph.D., is past president of the African-American Genealogical Society, Cleveland, Ohio (AAGS). She is a retired professor of Counseling from Cuyahoga Community College, Cleveland, Ohio. She holds both the Bachelor of Science and Masters of Education degrees from Tuskegee University (Alabama) and the Ph.D. degree from Kent State University (Ohio). She is an adjunct faculty member at the Institute of Genealogy & Historical Research at Samford University (Alabama). She has presented lectures at a variety of local genealogical societies, libraries, schools, and churches throughout northeast Ohio and the surrounding states. Even though Dr. Abbott specializes in African American genealogy, she enjoys teaching genealogy methodology. Her love for genealogy shows through her talks as she lectures on a wide variety of topics suited for all levels of genealogist. She is presently working on a genealogy project which will contain a newly discovered court document entitled "The Register of Free Negroes in Boyle County, Kentucky, 1852". Dr. Abbott is a member of te Association of Professional Genealogist (APG), the National Genealogical Society (NGS), Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS), Ohio Genealogical Society (OGS), the Genealogical Speakers Guild (GSG) and many local genealogical societies. She has been researching in the states of North Carolina, South Carolina, Georgia, Virginia, Ohio and Kentucky since 1990.

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