State marital customs topic for genealogical society meeting Thursday

Dec. 04, 2012 @ 07:54 PM


The Granville County Genealogical Society No. 1746 will hold its monthly meeting Thursday, at 6:30 p.m., in the large conference room at the Richard H. Thornton Library, Oxford.
Velvet Satterwhite, society member, will present a program on early marriage customs in Colonial America, including Banns and Bonds of early marriages in North Carolina. A native of Vance County, Satterwhite graduated from the former Henderson High School and the former Henderson Business College. After graduation, she was employed by several law firms in Henderson and spent 11 years as medical records clerk for the Four County Mental Health Program.
Her interest for breeding and exhibiting dogs in conformation and obedience led to the beginning of a dog grooming career in 1983. The owner of The Grooming Box in Henderson, she is a certified master groomer with the National Dog Groomers Association of America, a member of the Durham Kennel Club, The National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution, as well as a member of several other genealogical societies in Vance and Granville County.
The society is open to the public and guests are welcome to attend meetings.