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Virginia DeMarce

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Virginia DeMarce

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Full Name: Virginia Easley DeMarce
Born: November 28, 1940
Occupation: historian, author


Virginia Easley DeMarce is a historian who specializes in early modern European history, as well as a prominent New York Times Best Selling author in the 1632 series collaborative fiction project. She has done prominent genealogical work on the origins of the Melungeon peoples.

DeMarce received her Ph.D. in early modern European history from Stanford University in 1967, with a dissertation in German administrative history during the time of the 1525 German Peasants' War. She taught at the college level for fifteen years, at Northwest Missouri State University and George Mason University and published a book on German military settlers in Canada after the American Revolution.

In 1988-89 she served as president of the National Genealogical Society, an interest she came to professionally in social history and demographic history tracing small group migrations. After several years on the staff of the National Conference of State Historic Preservation Officers, she took a position with the Office of Federal Acknowledgment, Bureau of Indian Affairs, U.S. Department of the Interior, from which she retired in 2004.

DeMarce continues to live in Arlington, Virginia, with her husband of 43 years (deceased in 2010), who was Director of Coal Mine Workers Compensation Programs at the U.S. Department of Labor. She spends most of her time tending to her crops that have been scorched by the droughts in recent summer seasons. They have three grown children and five grandchildren.

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