2016 Meeting Programs
January 7th Program Details
Featured Speaker: Mr Mark Pace
"Genealogy Fundamentals: What's Tried and True"
Mark Pace will be the featured speaker at the Granville County Genealogical Society (GCGS) meeting, January 7, 2016 at 6:30 P.M. in the Conference Room at the Richard H. Thornton Library in Oxford. Mark's program will be: "Genealogy Fundamentals: What's Tried and True and What's New, With A Report On Recent Activity At The North Carolina Room." The program will consist of a review of standard genealogical research techniques, as well as an update of the many new resources that have made available to researchers. Mr. Pace will also supplement his program with a short review of recent acquisitions and goings-on in the Granville County Library's North Carolina Room.
Mark was born and raised in Henderson, Vance County, N. C. After graduating from Vance Senior High in 1979, he went to UNC - Chapel Hill, majoring in history. After finishing in 1984, he then switched direction, and worked as an art director and illustrator in the advertising profession in Raleigh, N.C. for 25 years. In 2004, he started his own freelance advertising and illustration company. For the past seven years he has been the North Carolina Room Specialist at the Thornton Library in Oxford, N. C., and moved to Oxford in 2012. With a passion for researching local history, for nearly forty years, he considers it an honor to be the caretaker of one of North Carolina's most celebrated genealogical collections.
Please join the members of the Granville County Genealogical Society at 6:30 P.M. on January 7, 2016
in the 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.