Kenyetta Berry to present program in NYC on Nov. 2

Genealogy Roadshow host Kenyetta Berry will be speaking at the New York Genealogical and Biographical Society on Wednesday, Nov. 2 at 6 p.m.

Her topic will be “From Virginia to New York: An African-American Family’s Journey to Upstate New York.”

This Detroit native’s ancestors migrated to Michigan in the late 1920s from the greater Rochester area, where they have lived since the late 1880s. Come learn more about her family’s journey to the Greater Rochester area from Culpeper County, Virginia. Using newspapers, town clerks, libraries, primary resources and oral history she has been able to discover more about her diverse family history in Upstate New York.

With nearly 20 years of experience in genealogical research and writing, Kenyatta Berry focuses on African-American and slave ancestral research.

Reservations are required to attend the lecture. You can respond to or call 212-755-8532 x206 with the date of the event and your name.

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