Photos Copyright © 2009, Carrie Ann Cook
Saturday 1-4 PM, March 21 , 2009
Muskogee Public Library
Hosted by General Forrest 881
A FREE genealogy workshop, was presented, Saturday, March 21st, in the Grant Foreman Room of the Muskogee Public Library. Sponsored by the General Forrest Chapter, 881, United Daughters of the Confederacy, based in Muskogee, the workshop was open to the general public and held from 1:00 p.m. to 4:00 p.m.
The first session of the event dealt with genealogical documents, organization and exhibits of proof, including digitized records. The second session included a question and answer forum. Additionally, a variety of books will be available for the perusal of the general public.
Speakers for the day included:
Jean Gibson Bohannan, Grove, Oklahoma, who is a well known genealogist and Delaware County historian. Author of “Claude Hanna Retraces Memory Road”, she belongs to several genealogical and historical organizations. She currently serves as Secretary and Treasurer of Oklahoma UDC Chapter 2611.
Fredrea Gregath Cook, Wyandotte, Oklahoma, has authored 15 genealogy related books and taught genealogy classes at the college level for several years. A director of the Genealogical Speakers Guild, she belongs to numerous genealogical, lineal, patriotic and historical organizations. She currently serves as Registrar and Historian of Oklahoma UDC Chapter 2611 as well as Oklahoma Division Second Vice President.
Carrie Ann Cook, Fairland, Oklahoma, is a published author, illustrator and free-lance photographer, holding AA and BS degrees in Education. She has taught genealogy, writing and computer classes at the Northeast Technology Center, Afton, Oklahoma. Carrie is a well known speaker at such national genealogical events as the Federation of Genealogical Societies. She currently serves as President of Oklahoma UDC Chapter 2611 as well as Oklahoma Division Historian.
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