Speaker Bio – Charles H. Price Jr.

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Charles H. Price, Jr., a Lexington resident for 56 years, is a retired electronics engineer, now working summers as a tour guide for the Town of Lexington, MA. Born in Roxbury, MA and educated in the Boston Public School system (Roxbury Memorial HS), Charlie holds BS and MS degrees in Electrical Engineering from Northeastern University. Charlie has worked for Convair Astronautics, Northeastern University Electronics Research Project, Honeywell Corporation, Digital Equipment Corp., and The MITRE Corporation. He also taught electrical engineering courses at the Lowell Institute School of Northeastern University for over 35 years. Charlie is a veteran of the Korean War, having served from 1950 to 1952, commanding an artillery Fire Direction Center. His unit, the 272nd Field Artillery Battalion, helped man part of the NATO southern defense line along…
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Speaker Bio – Robert Cameron Weir – March 20, 2021

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Robert Cameron Weir (“Rob”) is a professional genealogist and the proprietor of Yourigins, in Dover, New Hampshire. A 12th generation New Englander with 15 years’ experience in genealogical research, Rob has a certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University’s Center for Professional Education and is Vice President of the New England Chapter of the Association for Professional Genealogists. He is a 1991 graduate of Harvard College. Vital Records seem to be the simplest and most direct of all genealogical records, an official government document stating the facts of a birth, marriage, or death. But with vital records there is more here than meets the eye. We will explore a range of complications, from unfaithful record copies, to uninformed informants, from marriages that never were, to births and deaths that didn’t…
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