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By The Skanner News | The Skanner News
Published: 13 January 2022

The public is invited to join the Genealogical Forum of Oregon’s African American Special Interest group Saturday, Jan, 15, from noon-2 p.m. Pacific Time. The speaker will be Omer Jean Winborn, who will discuss "The Underground Railroad in Michigan, with a focus on Washtenaw County."

Winborn is a retired educator, and has been a family history researcher for more than 30 years. She is the Vice President of Fred Hart Williams Genealogical Society, a board member of Washtenaw Genealogical Society, and the founder and co-chair of Washtenaw African American Genealogical Society. She teaches Introduction to Genealogy and Beginning African American Genealogy at Washtenaw Community College. She has a Podcast featured on Michigan Public Radio, Eastern Michigan Public Radio, and Halifax Public Radio in England (DNA Testing Results for African Americans).

To register for the meeting, click here
You will receive a confirmation message with a link to join the meeting on Saturday.

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