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Local family history to be presented at Gloucester Genealogical Society meeting

The Gloucester Genealogical Society of Virginia will meet on Monday, June 3, in Gloucester Library’s community room, beginning at 10 a.m. The public is invited.

The program, “History & Genealogy of the Kellum & Gunn Families of Gloucester,” will feature the locally noted and respected genealogist Nancy Kellum Pearce. Her presentation will consist of PowerPoint images as well as her family charts and family notebooks.

Pearce was born in 1954 to Norman and Emily Gunn Kellum and grew up in the Guinea area of Gloucester. She graduated from Gloucester High School and earned two Associate in Applied Science degrees in the IT field from J. Sargeant Reynolds Community College. After a career at both the College of William and Mary and at Virginia Commonwealth University, she retired in 2015 after 30 years of service. She now lives in Chesterfield County.

When asked what triggered her interest in genealogy, she replied, “My interest in genealogy was inspired by my youngest son...

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