Genealogist to speak at Saturday seminar

Barbara Vines Little will be the featured speaker Saturday at a genealogy seminar sponsored by The Augusta Genealogical Society and the Augusta-Richmond County Public Library.

She will speak on topics related to researching county records, chancery records, tracking migrating ancestors and researching women.

The seminar, Voices Less Heard: Where Are My Ancestors?, is part of the Augusta Genealogical Society’s homecoming weekend. It will be from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. at the library, 823 Telfair St. Check-in begins at 8 a.m.

Little is the editor of the Magazine of Virginia Genealogy and is the former president of the National Genealogical Society and the Virginia Genealogical Society. She specializes in manuscript records and problem-solving.

In addition, the society’s Adamson Library at 1109 Broad St. will be open from 1-5 p.m. Friday and Sunday, and the Special Collections Room at Reese Library, Georgia Regents University, will be open 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. for research.

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