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The German Settlement of North Carolina

November 19, 2016 8:00 am - 5:00 pm EST

The German Settlement of North Carolina

Presented by Victor T. Jones, Jr.

The live webinar was presented on 15 January 2016.
This video was made available to the public for three days of free viewing on 5-7 Feb 2016.

The video is now only accessible on the website to NCGS members as a member benefit. NCGS members and non-members may also purchase the webinar on a CD, which includes the handout, from theĀ NCGS online store.

(Image source: “New Bern”, licensed under Creative Commons CC0 1.0 Public Domain, via Wikimedia.)

About this webinar:
This webinar will discuss the Swiss and German colony of 1710 around New Bern and the Moravian and Pennsylvania Dutch settlements through the Piedmont (including Salem), while briefly touching on the resources to help discover your North Carolina-German ancestor.

About the presenter:
Victor T. Jones Jr. began working at the New Bern-Craven County Public Library in December 1992 and was hired as their first fulltime Local History and Genealogy Librarian in September 1993. He holds a Bachelor of Arts degree in history from Mount Olive College and a Master of Library Science degree from East Carolina State University.
Victor has self-published genealogies on the Toler Family (1992) and the Whitford family (2001). He has authored many articles that have been published in the Encyclopedia of North Carolina (edited by William Powell), the New Bern Historical Society Journal, the North Carolina Genealogical Society Journal, North Carolina Libraries, and the Pitt County Genealogical Quarterly. He is the current editor of Pamteco Tracings, the journal of the Beaufort County Genealogical Society. Victor is also a past president of the North Carolina Genealogical Society.


November 19, 2016
8:00 am - 5:00 pm EST
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