The Moore County Historical Society will present a program on Civil War Veterans in the Moore County Area at the Masonic Lodge in Lynchburg on Sunday, September 13, 2015 at 2:00 pm. The meeting is open to the public and guests are welcome. The speaker is Pat Berges who is publications editor for the Coffee County Historical Society. She will speak on local Civil War Veterans. Pat was born born in Chattanooga, and spent her early life in Manchester in the extended household of her maternal grandparents Dave and Mattie (Myers) Sain. Pat has been working on family genealogy for about 40 years, tracing her mother’s family through Coffee and Grundy Counties back to Warren County in the early 1800s. She has served as an officer and on the board of directors for the Warren Co. Genealogical Association, the Coffee County Historical Society, and the Grundy County Historical Society, as well as the Manchester Historic Zoning Commission. She currently serves as Coffee County Historical Society’s Publications Editor, presents genealogy workshops, and has been involved in numerous other projects for all of these organizations. The Coffee County Historical Society has published 4 volumes on Coffee County Civil War Veterans and will publish at least 2 more.
Moore County CoordinatorContact John Parkes