Cromartie Family Association

90th Cromartie Family Reunion

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Presenters: Dr. Joseph Kelly and Dr. Kimberly Sherman

SATURDAY, 10 OCT 2020, 4:00 P.M. EST
Presentation and Discussion (1 hour) via Zoom

Guest: Dr. Joseph Kelly discussed his popular and widely-praised new book, Marooned: Jamestowne, Shipwreck, and a New History of America's Origin (Bloomsbury, 2018). There was special focus on our ancestor, Stephen Hopkins (1581-1644), as “the first true American.”

SUNDAY, 11 OCT 2020, 4:00 P.M. EST
Reunion, Business Meeting, and Program (2 hours) via Zoom

Guest: Dr. Kimberly B. Sherman presented on Recreating Community: Scottish Families on the Cape Fear -- how Scots attempted to create and recreate forms of community and kinship after immigrating to North Carolina in the eighteenth century. There was special focus on Bladen County and the area around the Cromartie settlement.

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