Courthouse Research Crash Course Web Seminar Download

Learn how to find your ancestors at the courthouse.
SKU: T8419

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You'll Love This If:

  • You want to learn how to plan a research trip to the courthouse
  • You want to learn what ancestral information can be found in courthouse records
  • You want to move about the courthouse like a seasoned genealogy expert

Presenter: Sunny  Morton
Duration:
60 minutes

The county courthouse can be a scary place for the inexperienced genealogist. Aside from the stressful hustle and bustle, courthouses host a maze of departments, courts and offices that don’t necessarily perform the same functions as in the past, and may or may not house the records a family historian needs. This, in addition to complicated legal jargon, can make finding the records of your ancestors an anxiety-filled exercise. In this hour-long presentation, Sunny Morton will help you devise a winning strategy to conquer the courthouse.

What You'll Learn:

  • What information you can find in county court records, property records, estate records, vital records and tax records
  • How to plan a trip to the courthouse, including what to bring and how to access records
  • How to prepare for your courthouse genealogy expedition by first searching online indexes
  • What to do when the courthouse record you’re after is missing or does not exist
  • How to understand and analyze the information found in courthouse records
  • And much more!

About Your Presenter:

Sunny Jane Morton is a writer and family historian who loves helping people tell their family stories. She has a degree in History, with concentrated studies in American history. Sunny is a contributing editor for Family Tree Magazine, and a staple in instruction and course development for Family Tree University.

Additional Info
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SKU T8419
Product Type Video Download
File Type MP4, PDF
Skill Level Beginner, Intermediate
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