Monthly Archives: March 2017

How DNA helped reunite family members

Almost a year ago I was contacted by a woman, Jennifer Jackson, ¬†who noted in AncestryDNA that she was a match for someone whose account I was administering, Aveus Lassiter Edmondson, my second cousin 3x removed. In looking at all … Continue reading

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Miles Lassiter Book Featured on Book Daily

Today the Miles Lassiter Book was featured on the Emerging Authors’ page in Book Daily! http://www.bookdaily.com/book/3078611/miles-lassiter  

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YouTube Presentation in Asheboro, NC

This video is from my presentation in Asheboro on 18 February 2017

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A Civil Rights Story: Vella Lassiter (Excerpted from: From Hill Town to Strieby)

  In Honor of International Women’s Day, I am posting this chapter on Vella Lassiter as published in From Hill Town to Strieby (Backintyme Publishing, 2016, available in paperback and kindle from Amazon: https://www.amazon.com/Hill-Town-Strieby-Missionary-Association/dp/0939479095). Vella Lassiter¬†was one example of both … Continue reading

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