OXFORD — The Granville County Genealogical Society will hold its first in-person meeting since the COVID-19 pandemic shutdown in March 2020. The meeting will take place Thursday, July 1, at 6:30 p.m. in the Conference room of the Richard H. Thornton Library, Main Street, Oxford.

Jessie McLam, society member, will present a program on “Death Records Research.” This will detail the valuable information which can be obtained from records of this type in doing your family research.

McLam is a Columbus County native, a graduate of Campbell University and a 1997 retiree of the Granville County Department of Social Services. She is a member of the Granville County Historical Society, the National Society of the Daughters of the American Revolution; the Granville Grays UDC Chapter; the North Carolina Division UDC; and the Murfreesboro Historical Association. She has a keen interest in history and can trace her family back to the 1600s. She also enjoys genealogy research, reading, fishing, travel, camping and is a loyal N.C. State Wolfpack fan.

All society (www.gcgs.org) meetings are open to the public and visitors are welcome.