Kim will share historical information on
the covered bridges surrounding the
Amherst area, past and present. Join Kim
as she talks about the history of the
lost bridges and shares an overview of
the remaining historic covered bridges
in New Hampshire. Following the program,
Kim will be available to sign copies of
Covered Bridges of New Hampshire.
7:00 to 8:15 pm
Location: Amherst Town Library
Have you ever wanted to research your family history but didn’t know where to begin? Genealogy 101 is the event for you! Expert genealogist Jackie Marshall will be our guide through the many resources, from census records to gravestones, that will help you launch your journey into your own family’s past. Along the way, Jackie will share examples of her extensive research into Amherst’s fascinating history by exploring the lineages and stories of the town’s oldest and notable families including the Rev Daniel Wilkins.
With over 40 years of genealogical experience Jackie has been offering professional and volunteer genealogy services for two decades. She’s a member of many notable genealogical organizations and has been a presenter at the New England Regional Genealogical Consortium representing the Daughters of the American Revolution, of which she’s been a member for 26 years.
Jackie is the longtime Genealogy Chair of the Historical Society of Amherst and is particularly knowledgeable about Amherst’s own history. She has developed a Family Tree Maker genealogy file for historical Amherst families, surveyed the town cemeteries at FindaGrave.com, and helped to transcribe Amherst’s Proprietor Records and museum documents, along with many other roles and projects relating to the history of Amherst and the people who have called it home.
Please join Jackie Marshall, the Historical Society of Amherst, and the Amherst Town Library for this very special free program, Genealogy 101, with a special spotlight on the history of Amherst!