The following is an announcement for a two-hour workshop is scheduled to take place in Port St. Lucie, Florida on Saturday, January 22, 2011.  Debbie Duay, renowned genealogist, author, and Florida resident will share her expertise with others at a two-hour workshop, open to the public, for an admission fee of $5.00. I wish I lived in the area.

“PORT ST. LUCIE — Florida’s number one Revolutionary War ancestor hunter will be in St. Lucie County, Saturday, January 22 to at the Morningside Library, 2410 Morningside Boulevard, Port St. Lucie, FL at 10:30 AM to demonstrate how easy it is to find a Revolutionary War soldier among your ancestors.

Debbie Duay, renowned genealogist, author, and Florida resident will share her expertise with others at a two-hour workshop, open to the public, for an admission fee of $5.00. The workshop will cover the use of and access to: vital and probate records, county and town histories, Bible records, newspapers, obituaries, census documents, military service, will indexes and cemetery records.

Duay has a PhD in Adult Education and currently serves as the Lineage Research Chairman for the Florida State Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution. Duay states that “the vast majority of people have no idea they have a Revolutionary War soldier in their ancestry. With so many resources available today, it is often easy to find and document the Revolutionary War Patriot.” Duay’s husband is the State Genealogist for the Florida Sons of the American Revolution.

Sponsored by the Cora Stickney Harper Chapter of the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, any member of the public who is interested in genealogy will find this two hour workshop helpful. There is no advance registration, but there will be a $5.00 charge for the workshop. For more information, contact Ellie Packer at epacker120@aol.com

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