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Researching Ancestors’ Brick & Mortar with City Directories and Sanborn Maps

Researching Ancestors’ Brick & Mortar with City Directories and Sanborn Maps

June 4, 2022 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Will Be Held Virtually (subject to change) Researching Ancestors’ Brick & Mortar with City Directories and Sanborn Maps Directories were created for many towns and cities throughout the U.S., even in towns with less than 500 residents. Often the guides were updated regularly, making them a great resource…

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November 14, 2020 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Will Be Held Virtually Mayflower 400thAnniversary: 17th Century New England Resources By David Allen Lambert 17th-century New Englanders arguably are the most studied group on the planet. In many cases, town vital records, church, colony, court, probate, land, military, and tax records not only have survived, but have…

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January 9, 2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Will Be Held Virtually The Evolution of Women’s Legal Rights in Americaby Kathleen Bird Significant clues can be missed in researching our female ancestors if we are not mindful of the legal rights and constraints on women in the times in which they lived. We’ve come a long…

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February 6, 2021 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Will Be Held Virtually (subject to change) Researching and Writing a Family Legacyby Judy Fambrough-Billingsley Judy Fambrough-Billingsley is the daughter of a white German woman and a black American soldier, born shortly after the end of World War II. As a child she was adopted and brought to…

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October 3, 2020 10:00 am – 12:00 pm Will Be Held Virtually Our Ancestors Experience During the 1918 Pandemic by Michelle Spencer If your family was living in North America or Europe during Word War I, it is likely they were touched by the “Spanish Flu” pandemic. Michelle Spencer will dive into our ancestors’ experience during…