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Slave Records of Edgefield County, South Carolina
Research at the National Archives and Beyond!
Thursday- June 14, 2012
Time - 9pm est, 8pm central, 7pm mountain and 6pm pacific
Join guest host Natonne Elaine Kemp for an engaging interview and discussion with Mrs. Gloria Ramsey Lucas concerning the Slave Records of Edgefield County, South Carolina.
Gloria Ramsey Lucas followed her dreams and had a 30 year career teaching in N.Y.C. Relocation to Georgia opened up a new pastime in the search of her roots. The trail led to Edgefield, South Carolina where a wealth of slave records were uncovered. Gloria wanting to share her finds with other researchers, transcribed all the records pertaining to slaves in an 87 year period. The book- Slave Records of Edgefield County, SC was published by the Edgefield Historical Society.
Gloria is a member of The Old Edgefield District Genealogical Society and The Augusta Genealogical Society where she served as President (2008-2010), Friends of the National Archives (Eastern Branch) and Friends of the Ga. State Archives. Her genealogical emphasis is on African American Genealogy.
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