2014 Meeting Programs
April 3rd Program Details
Featured Speakers: Ms. Sallyann Marable Hobson
and Mr. Joey Dickerson
"Aspects of Life on Cedar Lawn Plantation from Two Perspectives"
On Thursday, April 3, 2014 the Granville County Genealogical Society will have a program presented by two long-time genealogical researchers Ms. Sallyann Marable Hobson and Mr. Joey Dickerson. Ms. Hobson has been researching her African American Marable family since 1997 and Mr. Dickerson currently serves as the Commander of the Sons of the Confederate Veterans Camp of Southern Granville County, NC.
Cedar Lawn was a 1090 acre plantation owned by Col. Edward Travis Marable from the late 1820s until his death in 1857. Ms. Hobson and Mr. Dickerson will explore and discuss their observations and knowledge concerning the life and experiences of the Marable family, their slaves and the Butler family who originated in Virginia. In addition, Mr. Dickerson will discuss information on the Confederate military career of Edward Gale Butler. Ms. Hobson is a descendent of the African American Marable family and will share information about her personal family research. She and Mr. Dickerson will compare and contrast their observations on their research and share insights into their working together on this project.
Please join the members of the Granville County Genealogical Society at 6:30 P.M. on April 3, 2014
in the large conference room at the Richard H. Thornton Library in Oxford. Visitors are always welcome and are encouraged to join in this presentation.
All GCGS meetings are open to the public and guests are cordially invited to attend.