In this presentation, Ron demonstrates how to research black sheep ancestors, those relatives who might be difficult to research for any one of a number of different reasons. Ron talks about using ‘standard’ genealogical records (census, vital records, city directories, etc., but also talks about other specific records available only for those who broke the law or came close to doing so, e.g. prison records. Specific recommendations will be given regarding the methodology of researching such characters.
This was presented to a live webinar audience on April 28, 2017. 1 hour 45 minutes plus 1 page of handouts. The recording is also included as part of the monthly