& Special Events
The Gloucester Genealogical Society (GGSV) will meet at 10
AM on January 27, 2014, in the Community Room of the Gloucester Public
Library, 6920 Main Street.
The subject of this meeting is
Nicolas Martiau (1591-1657), the “father of Yorktown,” a military engineer
responsible for palisades and fortifications at Jamestown, Yorktown, Fort
Story, and Old Point Comfort, and an ancestor of George Washington, Robert
E. Lee, and Queen Elizabeth II. The program is entitled, "Nicolas Martiau,
From France to Virginia." The speaker will be Dale Sayers, president of
the Nicolas Martiau Descendant Association, and she will talk about
Martiau’s arrival in America and life here.
Send dues for year 2014 to L. Roane Hunt; address
5780 T. C. Walker Rd.
Gloucester, VA 23061
Our meetings are free and open to the public.