2023 Speaker Spotlight—Pam Stone Eagleson

February 21st, 2023 by Teresa Kelley


Pam Stone Eagleson is a researcher, writer, and educator. Certified since 2005 by the Board for Certification of Genealogists, Pam has served on the boards of both the Association of Professional Genealogists and the National Genealogical Society. She lectures on genealogy sources and problem-solving. Her articles have appeared in the National Genealogical Society Quarterly, the Missouri State Genealogical Association Journal, and the NGS Magazine. She received the NGS Award for Excellence in Genealogy and Family History in 2022 for her book Descendants of Thomas Stone ca. 1720-1791 of Prince William County, Virginia.
Session Number: S321
Title: Finding Thomas’s Father Through Records, Land Platting, and DNA
Thomas left few records when he died in 1791. There were no documents or reference names for his parents. Finding his father took thirty years. Using indirect evidence and assisted by technological advances his father has been identified. This lecture demonstrates the process of creating a proof argument to identify Thomas’s father.

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