Come join us for this reinvented genealogy research series which will focus on locating online sources for key genealogical record groups.
Feel free to attend all five sessions or pick and choose the ones that are most helpful to you.
Locating Vital Records Online - Wednesday, June 20th at 6:30 PM
Births, Marriages, and Deaths are important pieces of information for your family history. Become familiar with the key sources for locating your ancestors’ vital records and discover a few workarounds when the records you need aren’t available.
Locating Land Records Online - Wednesday, June 27th at 6:30 PM
Land records are often an underutilized resource for genealogy. Come learn about deeds, mortgages, platting, and surveys. Discover the difference between metes and bounds states and public land record states. Uncover how land records can help you jumpstart your research.
Locating Estates, Wills, and Probate Records Online - Wednesday, July 25th at 6:30 PM
Learn what these records are, where they are located, and how to best utilize them in your family history research. Topics to be discussed will include wills, indexes, estate inventories, newspaper notices, bonds, settlements, and guardianships.
Locating Immigration Records Online - Wednesday, August 29th at 6:30 PM
Immigration records are an incredibly rich source of information for the family historian. See how to learn more about your family’s history by using passenger lists, passports, alien registration cards, and naturalization records. A brief overview of the laws that caused the creation of these records will also be presented.
Locating Church and Cemetery Records Online - Wednesday, September 19th at 6:30 PM
Church and cemetery records are a strong source of information for births, marriages and deaths especially in the period before the civil registration of vital statistics. Discover what type of information is contained in these records, how to access them, and how they can help enhance your family history research.