Four more Videos from the #NERGC2017 Society Fair

We have the last interviews from the NERGC Society fair which include The Welles Family Association, The Towne Family Association, and The Association for Gravestone Studies.

First though, we caught up with Dave Robison, Co-Chair of NERGC 2017 in Springfield to talk a little bit about the conference itself, what to look forward to in 2019, and a bit about his family story.


The Welles Family Association

It is open to all descendants of Gov. Thomas Welles. The purpose of the Welles Family Association is to honor our common ancestor by striving to emulate his sterling qualities; to foster an interest in the study of his life and activities; and to cement a closer bond of unity among his descendants in fellowship and service to each other.[1]Excerpt from

The Town Family Association

Dedicated to the descendants of William Towne and Joanna Blessing, who were married at St. Nicholas Church on April 25, 1620.[2]Excerpt from

Association for Gravestone Studies

Our mission is to foster appreciation of the cultural significance of gravestones and burial grounds through their study and preservation.[3]Exceprt from

Next up – We take a tour of the exhibitor’s hall.

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