Brent Holcomb Authors Two More Volumes of Southern Presbyterian Vital Records

The following is excerpted from an article by Kenneth H. Thompson Jr. printed in the May 24, 2011 edition of the Atlanta Journal-Constitution.

Religious newspapers are a great source for genealogical research but are often very hard to locate — let alone use — unless the information in them is compiled and published.

Brent H. Holcomb has published more of this type of source book than any other writer, with his latest being two volumes of Presbyterian records. “Marriage and Death Notices From the Southern Presbyterian, Volume III: 1880-1891″ and its companion, “Volume IV: 1892-1908,” contain a wealth of information on Presbyterians in the deep South.

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Author: Leland Meitzler

Leland K. Meitzler founded Heritage Quest in 1985, and has worked as Managing Editor of both Heritage Quest Magazine and The Genealogical Helper. He currently operates Family Roots Publishing Company (, writes daily at, writes the weekly Genealogy Newsline, conducts the annual Salt Lake Christmas Tour to the Family History Library, and speaks nationally, having given over 2000 lectures since 1983.

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