Falan Olivia Goff


Falan Olivia Goff is a genealogist and an active member of the Mobile Creole Cultural and Historical Preservation Society. Goff's passion lies in connecting family history, agriculture, and ancestral lands. Her focus area is educating and uniting families through genealogy, while bridging the gap between agriculture and family heritage. Her research spans the Gulf Coast, from Bayou Lafourche, Orleans Parish, Louisiana, to Mobile, Alabama, to Apalachicola, Florida, and also includes Gadsden County, Florida, and Orangeburg, South Carolina.




9:45 am to 10:30 am
State Capitol, Senate Committee Room F
Black Homesteaders of the South
with Bernice A. Bennett, Falan Olivia Goff, Antoinette Harrell, and Clara Robertson

10:45 am to 11:30 am
Cavalier House Books Tent
Book Signing


Black Homesteaders of the South (contributor)

Meet the black men and women who toiled from sunup to sundown to live the American dream.


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