Jefferson County Genealogical Society June Meeting


PO Box 627 

Port Townsend, WA 98368

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Soldiers, Spies & Farm Wives: the Changing Roles for Women during the Civil War

War is horrific and Civil War was particularly so. Nevertheless, war also offers opportunities for those with the disposition to stretch the boundaries of society’s norms and often these were women. Explore the roles of women before the war, the roles they accepted during the war, and the legacy of the Civil War with professional genealogist, Jill Morelli, at the Saturday, June 16th meeting of Jefferson County Genealogical Society (JCGS). JCGS meets monthly at the Tri-Area Community Center, 10 W. Valley Rd, Chimacum, from 9:30 – 11:00 am. The public in invited to this free program. Donations are welcome. Visit

Jill Morelli lectures and writes on genealogical topics that often transcend the more narrowly defined family history. She provides general genealogy services and house histories in the Puget Sound area and national venues. She is an engaging and entertaining speaker. She has been published in regional and national publications.