"Under the Surface: Learning Unexpected Things in an Old Burying Ground"
presented by Melinde Lutz Byrne, F.A.S.G.
November 5, 2013 ~ 7 p.m.
at the Chelmsford Library

The Bradford (Mass.) Old Burying Ground is a classic colonial cemetery. Learn what unexpected things a clean-up crew, ground-penetrating radar, and the study of placement of early burials can teach us about neighbors and kinship.

A native of Cleveland, Ohio, Melinde holds degrees and certificates in anthropology, library science, and archival management. She is president of the American Society of Genealogists. She did serials acquisitions for Harvard’s Tozzer Anthropological Library and has been a self-employed genealogist since 1976. She has been a forensic genealogist since 1986.