The Edmond Sun

December 6, 2012

Edmond group presents gift of genealogy

The Edmond Sun

EDMOND — On the evening of Dec. 17 at the Edmond Genealogical Society program, genealogist Nona Thompson and consultant Tricia Carleton will present ideas, tips and resources for turning your family history research into memorable scrapbook or presentation piece using the Heritage Makers products suitable for year-round gifts. Members are encouraged to bring items for “show and tell,” a gift item they have created to preserve their genealogy and family history.

Nona Dugger Thompson is a charter member and past regent of Oklahoma Prairies Chapter Daughters of the American Revolution and past president of the Oklahoma Genealogical Society, a member of First Families of the Twin Territories, and has been very active at both the state and national level of Children of the American Revolution. She became interested in genealogy back in the early ’70s and has worked in the DAR Library in Washington, D.C., the SAR Library in Louisville, Ky., and the LDS Library in Salt Lake City.

Edmond genealogy meetings, which are free and open to the public, meet at the Edmond Historical Museum, 431 S. Boulevard, Edmond, OK with a social time at 6 pm, program begins promptly at 6:30. The EGS meets on the third Monday evening of each month, with speakers on subjects of interest to genealogists; membership is open to anyone interested in historical or genealogical research. For more info on EGS, refer to!/EdmondGenSoc?fref=ts