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5:00PM - 6:00PM

Where to Start When You Get Stuck

Presenter: Janet Hovorka

How do you know if you've really come to a real brick wall? What is effective and what is not when good genealogists get stuck? How do you hire professional help and what can a professional do for you when you already have tried everything out there? Does a professional genealogist really know more than you do about this problem? Are they worth the money?

Intermediate. Online database savvy and can locate/read deeds, vital records, wills, and church records., Advanced. Very experienced, including early US and foreign records.
Digital Resources: database tools/strategies; web tools (i.e. Google); general interest, Methodology: evaluating/analyzing information, Research Strategies: site-specific search strategies
Not specific as to geography or ethnicity