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WCGS Virtual Chapter Meeting and Program by Shannon Combs-Bennett

October 11, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 8:00 pm EDT

“House and Land Histories for Genealogical Research” presented by Shannon Combs-Bennett.
Our ancestors did not live in a vacuum. The places they settled, and the land they tiled are filled with information about them. You merely need to know how to find it. Using Shuter’s Hill Plantation in Alexandria, Virginia, as an example, I will demonstrate how a house and land history can add genealogical information to your research.

Shannon Combs-Bennett, QG, is an author, researcher, and lecturer based in the Washington, D.C., metro area. She regularly speaks and writes about various aspects of genealogy from genetic genealogy to methodology. Shannon is a frequent contributor to several genealogical publications and websites. Her blog, Trials and Tribulations (T2) Family History, chronicles her genealogical journey and family exploration. She earned her Bachelor of Science in Biology from Indiana University, with an emphasis in genetics, which started her passion for genetic genealogy. Shannon completed the Boston University Certificate of Genealogical Research in 2013 and earned her Professional Learning Certificate in Genealogical Studies (PLCGS) in American Records from the National Institute for Genealogical Studies in 2016. She received a Master of Science in Genealogical, Heraldic, and Paleographic Studies from the University of Strathclyde.
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October 11, 2023
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Ohio Genealogical Society Writing Contests
OGN Contest 1 July – 30 September
OGSQ Contest 1 September – 31 December
OGS is sponsoring its genealogical writing contest to reward amateur and professional genealogical authorship and to help fill the pages of its renowned journals with articles.
Prizes range from $25 – $100. Full Writing Contest Details

PLEASE NOTE: All Lineage Society applications are due Nov 30!