Jamboree

June

02
Saturday
11:30AM - 12:30PM

Cause of Death: Dissecting Coroner’s Records for Genealogical Research

Presenter: Lisa Alzo, MFA


Coroner’s records are often untapped resources that contain essential information for genealogists. In this session learn how to determine if your ancestor appeared in a Coroner’s report, where to find Coroner’s records, what details they include to further your genealogy research, and much more!

Level:
Beginner. Just starting to do family history., Intermediate. Online database savvy and can locate/read deeds, vital records, wills, and church records.
Topic:
Record Types: BMD vital records; church; cemeteries; census/substitutes; military; newspapers/obituaries; occupation; slave; tax; wills/probate; land records
Focus:
Not specific as to geography or ethnicity