AfriGeneas Genealogy and History Forum
Who's in the house? with Char McCargo Bah
Research at the National Archives and Beyond! Blogtalkradio
Thursday- August 2nd
9pm Est, 8pm Central, 7pm Mountain, 6pm Pacific
Join host Bernice Bennett and special guest Char McCargo Bah for a discussion on researching roomers and others who are documented in the household.
When you are using the U.S. Census, you will see several large families. In some cases, you might see extended families and roomers. Hence, if you research everyone in the house, you might find answers to a lot of your questions. Knowing "Whose In The House.," could even reveal pre civil war ancestors.
Char McCargo Bah has been a genealogist since 1981; she has appeared in numerous television interviews and documentaries and has researched genealogies of well-known individuals. She currently works as a part-time genealogist on African American families in the City of Alexandria, Virginia. Char is a 2010 recipient of Virginia Genealogical Society Volunteer Award and a 2009 recipient of the Alexandria History Award from the Alexandria Historical Society. Char has her own genealogy column “Char’s Corner” in the Afro-American Historical and Genealogical Society Newsletter. She is also pursuing her advance studies in genealogy at the University of Toronto. Please feel free to contact Char McCargo Bah through her web site www.theotheralexandria.com.