Beaufort County Genealogical Society
President – Ann Basnight
Vice-President – Terria Baynor
Treasurer – Louise Cowell
Corresponding Secretary – Mary Disharoon
Recording Secretary – Vernetta Lange
The Beaufort County Genealogical Society met on 12-2-03 at Brown Library. At 7:00 p.m. president Ann Basnight welcomed 26 members and guests.
The minutes of the previous meeting were approved and accepted as read. There treasurer’s reports for October and November were given. To date 150 Deed Books have been sold. Memorials for John Oden are still being received.
Mary Disharoon presented her usual assortment of journals and newsletters. The NGS Journal for September/October advertises upcoming GENTECH Conference in St. Louis, January 22-24, 2004. Thursday, 22 January will focus on assisting Librarians serving genealogists. To subscribe to the free electronic newsletter send an email message to NGS-GENTECH-Conference-Lfirstname.lastname@example.org. Make sure to type the single word “subscribe” in the body of the message. Additional seminars will be held in historical cities during the year. More information is forthcoming.
The December issue of Family Chronicle advertises a publication entitled “Black Genesis: A Resource Book for African American Genealogy”. From Genealogical Publishing 1-800-296-6687 or www.genealogical.com.
The Washington County Historic Heritage published a brochure listing 27 Historical Markers located throughout Washington County. Copies will be placed in the History Room.
A new BCGS member, Mary Louise Boyd Malone, Jacksonville, Florida, sent information and pictures of what she identified as the Isaac Boyd Cemetery on Slatestone Road. A copy of pertinent information will be given to Terria for inclusion in the cemetery book and originals retained in BCGS archives.
No committee reports were made.
We welcome another new member, Maeola Pollard. Joyth Edwards reported member Joyce Bell is hospitalized with pneumonia.
No business was conducted.
Roger Baynor motioned, Jean Gurkin seconded to adjourn at 7:20 pm. A social hour was enjoyed by all.
Respectfully submitted by Vernetta Lange – Recording Secretary
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