JGS of Maryland #general
Jewish Genealogy Society of Maryland
Speaker: Emily H. Garber
Title: "Memory and Mystery: Breaking Down Family Lore"
Date and Time: Sunday, May 26, 2019, 1:30 p.m.
Location: Pikesville Library's meeting room, 1301 Reisterstown Rd,
Please join us on Sunday, May 26, 2019, to hear Emily H. Garber
present "Memory and Mystery: Breaking Down Family Lore."
Does your family have bubbe meises that have defied genealogical
documentation? What steps should be taken to understand them and
determine the truth? In this presentation, Emily Garber explores
exhaustively researching our stories by evaluating and melding paper
documentation with DNA results.
Emily H. Garber has been researching her own family's history and her
family's towns since 2007. Her academic background is in
anthropological archaeology with degrees >from Vassar College and the
University of New Mexico. She has earned a certificate >from Boston
University's Genealogical Research course. She is a member of the
Association of Professional Genealogists.
Emily's blog, The Extra Yad, is at: https://extrayad.blogspot.com . Her
KehilaLinks (town) webpage for her family shtetl can be found at:
The program is free for paid members and $5 for non-members (applied
to JGSMD membership fee) after their first meeting. Please check our
web site at www.jgsmd.org for late updates and for the time, location,
and program of future meetings.