Clayton Library Lecture Series

Library: Clayton Library Center for Genealogical Research

Date: 2/2/2019

Time: 10:30AM - 3:30PM


Age Group: adults, teens ages 13-18 years


African American History Month Celebration 

Clayton Library is pleased to welcome genealogist Sharon Gillins in celebration of African American History Month. A native of Galveston with ancestral roots in Louisiana and Texas, Sharon has been researching African American family history for over 25 years. She is a retired Associate Professor at Riverside City College and serves as a member of the adjunct faculty at The Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research / Georgia Genealogical Society in Athens, Georgia. Reservations required, please call 832-393-2600. Adults/Teens.


10:30 AM – 11:30 AM | African Americans – Living Life in the Church: Researching African American Church Records


11:45 AM – 12:45 PM | The Hand and the Glove…Researching Ancestors in Wills, Land, and Property Records


              12:45 PM – 1:45 PM | Lunch Break


1:45 PM – 2:15 PM | African American Resources at Clayton Library by Franklin Smith


2:30 PM – 3:30 PM | Journey to Albania – My Slave Ancestral Home in St. Mary Parish, Louisiana