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General Meeting
July 14, 2019
Slavery in NJ and the Quaker Abolition Movement

Rick Geffken will help us unravel the twisted trail of slavery in New Jersey.The talk, will concentrate on the institution of slavery in Monmouth County, especially in Shrewsbury, Tinton Falls, Middletown, and Lincroft. Rick has announced he will present information on local living descendants of Middletown enslaved people.

This meeting will be held at the Eatontown Community/Senior Center, 72 Broad Street, Eatontown. It will start at 2:00 preceded by refreshments at 1:30.  Guests are welcome.

Scots-Irish & Irish Special Interest Group

The Scot-Irish and Irish groups have now merged.

The next meeting is on ... at ....

To add your name to the list of attendees, contact Judy Bretzger at jdbretzger@verizon.net  or Donna Diamant at  donna_diamant@hotmail.com

African-American Special Interest Group

We meet on a Saturday each month at 1 PM at the Calvary Baptist Church at Bridge Avenue and River street in Red Bank. The next meeting will be on ....

For more information contact Sharon Lee at (732)768-1783 slee162@gmail.com or Charles Lawson at (732)530-1995  clcharlylaw5@gmail.com .

German Special Interest Group

The next regular meeting is scheduled for July 13th at the Colts Neck Library 10AM-12PM (small room).

If you aren't already on the email list, please contact  Debbie White at debra.white1@verizon.net so that you can be added to the list and informed of any changes in meeting dates etc.

Monmouth Roots Group

The next Monmouth Roots Group will meet .... at the Colts Neck Library, 1 Winthrop Drive, Colts Neck from 10AM to 12PM

For more information, please contact Lynn Wilson at which34@optonline.net  so that you can be added to the list and informed of any changes in meeting dates etc.

Memoirs Group

The next meeting will be on July 10th.  Contact Carol York at hyork@exit109.com for more information.

DNA Group

The next meeting will be on Saturday, July 20th at the Ocean Township Library from 10AM-12PM.  Subsequent meetings will be on  September 14th, and November 16th.

For more information contact and to be added to the list contact Nancy Bunn at  jerseynancy@gmail.com

Also available here:

Cornelius Walling complete will 9627M dated August 22, 1825 from Book B wills folio 461 from the Monmouth County Surrogates Office.

Cornelius Walling inventory 9627M dated January 25, 1826 from Book C inventories p. 144  from the Monmouth County Surrogates Office

Fall Workshop

October  26, 2019





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