Registration now open for J. Mark Lowe’s “Preparing the Field”

Registration has now opened for the next Virtual Institute course, “Preparing the Field: Understanding the Agricultural Records of our Ancestors,” featuring popular genealogical teacher, J. Mark Lowe.

J. Mark Lowe, CG, FUGA, is a full-time professional genealogist, author, and teacher who researches primarily in original records and manuscripts throughout the South. Mark has published in APGQ, NGSQ, North Carolina Genealogical Society Quarterly, SPEAK!, The Longhunter, and other society publications.

Lowe also serves as the Course Coordinator for “Research in the South” at  IGHR (Samford University), teaches for the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG)  and the Regional In-depth Genealogical Studies Alliance (RIGS Alliance). He has worked on several genealogical television series including African American Lives, Who Do You Think You Are? and UnXplained Events.

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