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GenealogyMagazine, Episode 10: The Family Crest

It’s a myth in American culture that every family has a coat of arms or a “family crest” or at least one exists for every last name. However, coats of arms are granted to individuals, not surnames. In other words, if you don’t have documentation that says thay you (and you alone) are authorized to […]

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Researching African American Historic Family Records Focus of Conference

Host of PBS’ “Genealogy Roadshow” and genealogist Kenyatta Berry will appear as the keynote speaker of a conference hosted by the Historical Society of Washington County on Saturday on exploring the family history of African Americans, particularly before the Civil War. ABINGDON, Va. — A nationally recognized genealogist and host of the PBS program “Genealogy […]

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Researching African American Historic Family Records Focus of Conference

Host of PBS’ “Genealogy Roadshow” and genealogist Kenyatta Berry will appear as the keynote speaker of a conference hosted by the Historical Society of Washington County on Saturday on exploring the family history of African Americans, particularly before the Civil War. ABINGDON, Va. — A nationally recognized genealogist and host of the PBS program “Genealogy […]

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