As I begin my second year as the President, I would like welcome you to the St. Mary’s County Genealogical Society website and thank the many people that helped us have very successful 2017-2018 year. This year’s officers are 2018-2019 Year are 1st Vice-President, Eve Love; 2nd Vice-President, Linda Vert; Secretary, Zadie Thompson; and Treasurer, Carolyn Owens. We have some great speakers planned for upcoming year, I hope to see everyone in the meeting room.
Since 1977, the St. Mary’s County Genealogical Society has been promoting research and genealogical study. Through our programs, resources, the Society can help you explore your family history. We look forward to supporting and providing continuing education in genealogy for our membership and our community. We hope that you will join us each month to hear our speakers and programs. A list of upcoming events can be viewed on the calendar of events tab.
Chris Wilcox, President
Georgetown Memory Project
The Lost Jesuit Slaves of Maryland -
Searching for 91 people left behind in 1838.
Intensive search begins for the Lost Jesuit Slaves of Maryland. 91 people were left behind by Catholic priests in 1838 slave sale. Descendants eligible for legacy admissions edge at Georgetown today.
For additional information please read, download and share the attached articles. The first article was published in the Washington Post, April 28, 2018. The second is a PSA [public service announcement] explaining about the search and finally the last is how you can help.
Please share this information with anyone who might be able to help.
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