St. Tammany Genealogical Society presents:

"Playing Sherlock Holmes – A Case Study"
by Barbara Munson

Saturday, November 18, 2017

Do you have an elusive ancestor?  One who isn’t in the family records you would commonly use to identify such an ancestor?  One you think may have beamed down from another planet or been a participant in the Witness Protection Program?  Take heart, you’re not alone! 

The St. Tammany Genealogical Society will host a presentation entitled Playing Sherlock Holmes – A Case Study with Barbara Munson.  Using her search for one of her own mysterious great-grandfathers as a case study, Ms. Munson will show how she was able to use a variety of research methods to build a body of evidence to uncover his identity.  Don your deerstalker cap, grab your magnifying glass, and join us for the hunt!

This program will be presented at the St. Tammany Parish Public Library at 310 W. 21st Avenue in Covington, Louisiana, on 18 November 2017, from 10 a.m. to 12 noon.  The program is free and open to the public.  Seating is limited to adults and is offered on a first-come, first-served basis.  The Society’s general meeting will begin at 9:30 a.m. during which light refreshments will be served.

Barbara Munson is a genealogist with over thirty years of research experience in record repositories across the nation.  She has taught genealogy classes as part of her local Community Education program, is a member of several genealogical societies, and has been an active volunteer in the genealogy community for the past 20 years.  Barbara formerly served as vice president and newsletter editor for the Jefferson Genealogical Society.  She is currently serving as an administrator for the Facebook group entitled “Greater New Orleans Genealogy Group.”

STGS Board Members for 2016-2017

President: Sheila Delacroix 
Vice President: Marguerite Scully 
Treasurer: Dick Boever 
Recording Secretary:  Sharon Webb
Corresponding Secretary: Pam Herty 
Archivist/Historian: Debbie Murphy
Board Member-at-Large: Linda Prats

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Meeting Location:

Covington Branch

St. Tammany Library 310 W. 21st Avenue

Covington, LA



October 2017