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Society General Meeting

Saturday, May 14, 2016, 2:00 p.m.

Tyler Public Library—Taylor Auditorium

Speaker: John A Sellers

Program: “Louisiana Records and Research”

On May 2, 2012, John presented to ETGS and its members a program called “The Other Louisiana” in which he primarily discussed the history and resources of the northern part of Louisiana. This year’s program will briefly review that information; then, he will share his knowledge of the repositories, their records and research that are available to help the family researcher anywhere in Louisiana. John has done extensive research in Louisiana on his and his wife’s families, and he will share his experiences in researching in Louisiana

Bio of John Sellers:

  • John A. Sellers is a fifth generation native to Hopkins County, Texas. John has been doing genealogical research since 1985. His favorite area of research is in the courthouse. John has visited courthouses in several southern states and has conducted extensive research in Texas and Louisiana.

  • He is an active member of the Hopkins County Genealogical Society and has served fourteen years on the Executive Board and as President, 1997-1998.

  • John has completed Genealogy as a Profession, Advanced Methodology and Advanced Library Research courses at the Institute of Genealogical and Historical Research, Samford University in Birmingham, Alabama. He was a lecturer at the Institute in 2009, 2010, and 2014.

  • John is an Assistant Vice President - Director of Marketing with City National Bank in Sulphur Springs, TX.

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