VALPARAISO — The Genealogical Society of Okaloosa County's next meeting includes program speaker Margaret Chatraw, Library Coordinator for Youth Services and Genealogy Services for the Santa Rosa County Library System.
Her topic is Extra, Extra, Read All About It: Newspapers in Genealogy Research. The program starts at 10 a .m. April 9 at the Heritage Museum, 115 Westview Ave., Valparaiso.
Margaret and her husband Darrell are Milton residents. He is the senior pastor of the Bay Area Vineyard Church and is a former US Air Force pilot.
After leaving the Air Force, Margaret and her family eventually settled in Orangeburg, South Carolina, where they served for 13 years before moving to Americus, Georgia for seven years.
In August 2004, the Chatraws moved to Milton to plant a new Vineyard Church in the Milton/Pace area.
They have three children and several grandchildren. Their oldest son, Jason, is president of a Christian publishing company; Aaron, their middle child, recently separated from the air force after more than nine years of service; and their daughter, Malinda, a stay-at-home mom, is a former air force captain.