06 May

Discover Unique Family Connections to Southerners Living in New York

Wednesday, May 6, 2020 - 3:00pm
Presenter: 
J. Mark Lowe
Event Location: 
Online Webinar
Event Sponsor: 
New York Genealogical and Biographical Society

In the late 1890s, a group of Tennesseans living in New York gathered together to form a small societal organization. All were graduates of the state university and wished to maintain their friendships in a large, diverse place. Thus was formed a luncheon group called the N.Y.U.T. Club (New York – University of Tennessee Club). This expanded to a group of societies focused on every Southern state and many non-Southern states and International communities. 

About the presenter: J. Mark Lowe describes himself as a lifelong genealogist. He is a professional genealogist, author, and lecturer who specializes in original records and manuscripts throughout the South. He serves as the Course Coordinator for ‘Research in the South’ at IGHR [GA] and has directed the Southern courses for the SLIG [UT].

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