Presentation for St. Louis African American History and Genealogy Society

St. Louis African American History and Genealogy Society

St. Louis African American History and Genealogy Society

On May 23rd I gave a presentation about my book The Washingtons of Wessyngton Plantation: Stories of My Family’s Journey to Freedom to  the St. Louis African American History and Genealogy Society at the Missouri History Museum.  I made many new friends among avid genealogical researchers.  I had a great time in St. Louis and look forward to visiting again.

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5 Responses to “Presentation for St. Louis African American History and Genealogy Society”

  1. vincent lee says:

    I truly enjoy your presentation on the 23rd of May in St. Louis, Mo.! I was very encourage that even though I’m at a brick wall as to plantation my Great-great grand father Hamp Glenn came from in S. C., it is possible with determination and perseverance. I’m still rea

  2. Jim Vincent says:

    Wow! Incredible! “This is impressive!” “This book answers so many of the questions I’ve been looking for.”
    These were comments from people setting near me at your presentation.

    After researching African American history and family history for years, I set in awe as you highlighted research skills and key events in your book, The Washingtons of Wessyngton Plantation: Stories of My Family’s Journey to Freedom

  3. John Baker says:

    Vincent,

    I am honored that you enjoyed the presentation. Keep researching. Try searching SC records where the Glenn surname is very prevalent you might be able to find the slave owner that way.

  4. John Baker says:

    Jim,

    I am truly honored that everyone enjoyed the presentation and that the book answers questions for so many researchers. I really enjoyed meeting everyone.

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