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March 10, 2018 @ 10:30 am - 12:00 pm
COLCHESTER–The Genealogy of Jeffrey Brace: Slave and Revolutionary War Soldier will be the topic of a March 10 presentation by Joanne Polanshek, a professional genealogist, at the Vermont Genealogy Library.
She will explain to participants how her genealogical curiosity helped unveil the story of an incredible man. Learn how this historically significant Vermonter gained his manumission from slavery. She will take speak about his capture as an innocent African village boy and his struggles to get his Revolutionary War pension. She will explain how her genealogical research uncovered documents that tell a story that is both sad and inspiring.
Classes at the Vermont Genealogy Library are $10 and run from 10:30 a.m. to noon.
The library is located on Hegeman Avenue in Fort Ethan Allen.
For more information, go to vtgenlib.org or call 802-310-9285.