This presentation describes strategies to find early 1800s United States data. A case study illustrates the use of different record types to trace families backward in time from Illinois through Indiana, Ohio, New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut. Key online sources include newspapers, historical books, property records, marriage records, military records, and city directories.
This class was hosted by the Board for Certification of Genealogists and was presented to a live webinar (online seminar) audience on April 19, 2016. 1 hour 18 minutes, plus 5 pages of handouts. For more information about the Board for Certification of Genealogists and genealogy standards, visit www.bcgcertification.org
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