Join us in Maryland October, 14th for the Gu272 Descendants Association Genealogy Gathering. https://www.gu272.net/event/save-date-maryland-gu272-descendants-association-genealogy-gathering/?instance_id=22
A live webcast of the ceremonies at Georgetown will be hosted by Southern University in Baton Rouge and Southern University in New Orleans. It’s open to the public and descendants are encouraged to attend. Refreshments will be served. https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSeITJVyDr3S1byS6L8L730Mvft0keiDX4myH4-k7hJSqQsWeQ/viewform?c=0&w=1
The Georgetown Memory Project has retained a certified genealogist in Maryland to work with the descendants of the GU272 that stayed in Maryland. So there is more to come very soon!
Lots of activity around the GU272 descendants. On February 18, descendant Rochell Prator organized a very informative meeting in Rosadale, La for Gu272 descendants. It was very well attended and descendants were very engaged during and after the meeting. GU272 Descendants 2_25_17 Rosedale
I have been tracing my family history and have gone back through 3 grand mothers. I have found the 3rd grand mother being born in Maryland and having a daughter born in DC. I am trying to figure out how the 2nd grand mother got from DC to New Orleans where she married. The 3rd grand mother was Margret Forrest (1810 – 1850) and daughter, 2nd grand…[Read more]
Perhaps this update from the Georgetown Memory Project can be helpful. http://bit.ly/GU272JRArt
I’m looking forward to attending out first Genealogy Workshop on Saturday, January 28, fom 12 noon to 3:00 pm at the New Orleans Public. I hope other family in other locations will join us via internet, and that we’ll use this forum too ask questions and share information.
I’m really looking forward to growing and connecting the branches of our…[Read more]
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