Casefile Clues

12 December 2011

Register for All 8 Genealogy Fundamental Webinars in December

We are excited about our short, twenty minute Genealogy Fudamental webinars. Individual registrations are $1.99 each.

Register via this link to get all 8 fundamental webinars for $15. If there are ones you cannot attend, you'll get the handout and a link to download the recording. Grow your genealogical research skills this year!

Topics and dates are below. Visit our website to register for individual sessions separately.


Date
Time
Topic
Description
18 Dec 2011
2:00 PM CST
Elements of a Deed  (Federal Land States--basically Northwest Territory and west)
Each part of two land records in a federal land state will be discussed (a warrantee deed and a quit claim deed), focusing on the purpose of each part, interpretation, and analysis. Next research steps will be discussed along with citation models.
18 Dec 2011
4:00 PM CST
An Early 19th Century Will (from Maryland)
We will look at a will from Maryland in the early 1800s, discussing the interpretation of bequests, transcription, and terminology consideration. Next research steps will be discussed along with citation models.
19 Dec 2011
6:00 PM CST
The 1930 Census
This presentation discusses how to interpret each item in the 1930 census, using 3 families as examples. Next research steps will be discussed along with citation models.
19 Dec 2011
7:30 PM CST
The 1850 Census
This presentation discusses how to interpret each item in the 1850 census, using 3 families as examples Next research steps will be discussed along with citation models.
20 Dec 2011
6:00 PM CST
The 1880 Census
This presentation discusses how to interpret each item in the 1880 census, using 3 families as examples Next research steps will be discussed along with citation models.
20 Dec 2011
7:30 PM CST
An Early 20th Century Death Certificate
We will analyze each piece of information on this record, discuss which pieces are primary, secondary and most likely to be correct. Multiple documents will be discussed. Next research steps will be discussed along with citation models.
21 Dec 2011
10:00 AM CST
Highlights of Union Civil War Pensions
We will look at items commonly in a Civil War pension file for a US veteran. Examples will come from typical files, not unusual ones. Learn what to typically expect in one of these files. Next research steps will be discussed along with citation models.
21 Dec 2011
Noon CST
What’s in a Federal Land Cash Sale File
Ever wonder what is in the cash sale land file? Is it worth ordering from the National Archives? We will look at three examples to give you an idea of what you can expect. Next research steps will be discussed along with citation models.


 Visit our website to register for individual sessions separately.