Thank you for joining us at our 2nd  annual African American Family History Event!  

 If you missed our event or want to relisten to any of the classes the recorded links are on the "Class Schedule" page.

 Please join us on February 24, 2024!

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Join us every 3rd Thursday of the month for the 

African American Family History Focus Group

7:00 - 8:00 PM

Location: Tacoma Family Search Center

1102 S. Pearl St.

“Our mission is to Connect our African American Community to their Ancestors through the Tacoma Family History Center. 

Celebrate Black History Month by learning how to piece together the stories of your

ancestors, and bring them to life.  Tacoma Family History Center is hosting a FREE

genealogy workshop designed specifically for individuals with African American ancestry. This

FREE workshop will be held February 25, 2023, from 9AM to 2PM at the Tacoma Family

History Center, 1102 S Pearl St. in Tacoma Washington. A free lunch will be served to


 Connection with ancestors can come from the stories our families and friends tell.

Come learn how to save special memories.
Genealogy helps build past and present relationships.
10 Steps to Reclaiming Your African Roots.pdf

10 Steps to Reclaiming

Your African Roots



2023 Keynote Speaker  & Presenters

Dr. Gregory Christopher, D. Min. Sr. Pastor

Shiloh Baptist Church


Lyn Rasmussen, AG

Research Specialist

FamilySearch International 

Sharon Leslie Morgan

Reclaiming our African Roots

Julia A. Anderson, AG

Research Specialist

FamilySearch International

Gabriel Caussey-Lee

Pierce County Resident, Family Genealogist

Jamel Jackson 

Pierce County Resident, Family Genealogist

Joe Price

Director of BYU Record Linking Lab

Rontrell Brimmer 

Gospel Artist



The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints

1102 S Pearl St. , Tacoma, WA 98465

The Tacoma Family Search Center is located at the South end of the building, opposite side of the YMCA.



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