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Jarrett Ross: The Soil from Which They Grew/The Alliance Colony + RootsTech Conference
Sunday, July 21, 2019, 1:00 PM until 3:15 PM
Fonville Morisey School of Real Estate
6905 Fayetteville Road, Suite 204
Durham, NC 27713
TJGS Vice-president Jarrett Ross will discuss "The Soil from which They Grew" and provide the highlights of the RootsTech conference, the largest genealogy conference in the world.
The Alliance Colony was the first successful Jewish agricultural colony in America, founded in Vineland, New Jersey in 1882. The community was originally settled by 43 families who were part of the Am Olam society which pushed to create Jewish agricultural societies in America. Alliance flourished with more families settling in the Colony over the decades, growing into more colonies and creating an amazing legacy through its many descendants. Many Alliance descendants are still in touch after many generations and even have reunions with over 600 descendants attending. This presentation will discuss the History of Alliance and how collaboration between descendants has been a genealogical goldmine.
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