August meeting of the Greene County Chapter of OGS. August 5, 2023 at 1:30 PM in the Greene County Media Room, 541 Ledbetter Road.
- Speaker: Jim Lee
- Abstract: Jim will discuss the interactions of his Shawnee and Euro/American family during the Shawnee's struggle to retain their homelands. He will highlight Shawnee history, mainly in Ohio, with a concentration on the period from the French and Indian War through the War of 1812. He will also include the genealogy that led him to discover these relationships.
- Bio: Jim Lee has been working on his Native American and European genealogy since 1979. He has done presentations to the Shawnee Tribe Cultural center in Oklahoma and to groups in Columbus and Auglaize County, Ohio. He was Vice Chairman of the Shawnee Tribe Historical Preservation Committee and worked with the State of Ohio on the Great Council State Park in the beginning of that project.