NC Genealogical Society - Free Webinar: NC Taxes

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The North Carolina Genealogical Society is delighted to present:
J. Mark Lowe

“North Carolina Taxes: People, Places, Time & Delinquency”
An encore presentation!
A free viewing period of the recorded webinar will be 6-8 October 2017.

About the Webinar:

Discover the variety of North Carolina tax records, and how they can tell you more than the amount due. Learn where they are located and when to look at alternate sources for information. Taxation in the Americas began within the colonies for the crown. By the time the constitution was written in 1787, all colonies were taxing citizens on property, capitation (head), livestock, and other properties. The constitution gave specific authority to the state to levy and collect taxes. For purposes of our discussion, we will focus on the levy on people (poll tax), property, and other personalty..

Webinar Viewing Options
• The free public three-day viewing of the recorded webinar will be 6-8 Oct 2017.
• This webinar and the accompanying handout PDF are always accessible on the website to NCGS members as a member benefit.*

About the Speaker:
J. Mark Lowe describes himself as a lifelong genealogist. He is a full-time professional genealogist, author, and lecturer specializing in original records and manuscripts throughout the South. Mark lives in Robertson County, Tennessee, just north of Nashville near the Kentucky border.

Mark enjoys opportunities to share what he has learned over the years. He serves as the Course Coordinator for “Research in the South” at Institute of Genealogy and Historical Research (Georgia Genealogical Society) and also directs a southern course for the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (SLIG). Mark has worked on several genealogical television series including Finding Your PastAfrican American Lives 2Who Do You Think You Are? and UnXplained Events.

Mark has published in the Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly (APGQ), National Genealogical Society Quarterly (NGSQ), the Genealogical Speakers Guild Speak!The Longhunter (Southern Kentucky Genealogical Society), the Middle Tennessee Genealogical Society Quarterly, and other local society publications. He formerly was the president of the Association of Professional Genealogists (APG), president for the Federation of Genealogical Societies (FGS), vice president of the Genealogical Speakers Guild (GSG), and president of the Southern Kentucky Genealogical Society. Mark is a Certified Genealogist and a Fellow of the Utah Genealogical Society. He was awarded the Grahame T. Smallwood Jr. award by the Association of Professional Genealogists.

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*The handout for this presentation is only available to members, and is accessible from the Webinars page of the NCGS website.