Jamboree

June

02
Saturday
8:30AM - 9:30AM

Did I Get Everything? – Creating a Checklist for Genealogy Research

Presenter: Thomas MacEntee


Are you really done with researching that ancestor? Many genealogists think they have a brick wall when, in fact, they just haven’t done a “reasonably exhaustive search.” Learn how to assemble a genealogy research checklist to take your genealogy to the next level.

Level:
Beginner. Just starting to do family history.
Topic:
Digital Resources: database tools/strategies; web tools (i.e. Google); general interest, Record Types: BMD vital records; church; cemeteries; census/substitutes; military; newspapers/obituaries; occupation; slave; tax; wills/probate; land records, Repositories: brick-and-mortar resources; courthouse; NARA, Research Strategies: site-specific search strategies
Focus:
Not specific as to geography or ethnicity