The Chatham-Kent Black Historical Society and Black Mecca Museum archives hold over 400 family histories of local Black families. Though some families have more extensive information then others one thing rings true, the stories you’ll discover here are often unexpected and extraordinary because they are so often left out of history. Join Dorothy Wallace and Samantha Meredith who will share just a tiny handful of some of the hidden stories of a few local families from our Black community.
Friday, October 8, 2021 @ 7:00 pm – 8:00 pm – Rachel Cyr will discuss how her research into the mysterious Captain Keating of Chatham eventually led to discover her Ojibwe roots from Wikwemikong and St. Joseph Island. Link to register: https://us02web.zoom.us/meeting/register/tZUsce6vrjgjHdVE5mMoS2pE1Yh7qg4m61bO
Tuesday, November 29, 2022 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm – NEW FAMILY TREE MAKER USER GROUP The interest in the Family Tree Maker software is very evident in the genealogical community thus we are introducing a FTM User Group. Whether you are a new FTM user, have been using it for years or are just curious and want to learn more, this user group is […]
Saturday, February 27, 2021 @ 10:00 am – 12:00 pm – Kent Branch DNA Study Group February 2021 We will be talking about Ethnicity Estimates. I look on them as a fun but ever-changing snapshot of the origins of my DNA. How do you view them? Do you incorporate them in you DNA research? Why are there differences between companies? There will be no DNA Study Group […]