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Darlene Franklin Campbell to speak on DNA

Come to Columbia August 6, for another major genealogical event
Darlene Campbell is a native to Adair County. She has been researching her family's genealogy since childhood which led her to discover connections to many groups, among them the mysterious Melungeons, a group who were already occupying the Appalachian areas when the first European settlers arrived.
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By Mike Watson

Darlene Campbell will be the featured speaker at the August 6, 2018 meeting of the Adair County Genealogical Society on the subject of DNA Testing and Research, at the Adair County Public Library, 307 Greensburg Street, Columbia, KY, 42728, at 5pmCT/6pmET.



Darlene Campbell is a native to Adair County. She has been researching her family's genealogy since childhood which led her to discover connections to many groups, among them the mysterious Melungeons, a group who were already occupying the Appalachian areas when the first European settlers arrived.

In addition to her love of history and research, Darlene is a teacher, author, artist, actress, speaker and co-founder of the Columbia Martial Arts Center.

She received the 2012 Mary Ballard Award from Casey Shay Press of Austin, Texas. Her literary works have been published in numerous journals and magazines and her books have been published by Martin Sisters Publishing, Casey Shay Press, Moon Gypsy Press, Autumn Sky Press and Old Seventy Creek Press. These works include I Listened, Momma; Touched; Uncommon Clay; and Looking for Pork Chop McQuade. She also has one self-published poetry chapbook that deals with heritage and genealogy entitled In Mountain Shadows.

Come to Columbia for an informative evening with an entertaining presenter and delve into the intricacies of DNA from one who has examined the successes and pitfalls of the most recent innovation in genealogical research.

Contacts: Adair Public Library at 270-384-2472, or email: watson.kentucky@gmail.com. Adair County Genealogical Society


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