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Geneaology group to learn about finding ancestors from before 1850

 

Last updated 8/2/2022 at 3:19pm

Genealogist Amy Johnson Crow

Pre-1850 research can be difficult. The federal census does not list everyone in the household by name and many localities do not have civil vital records. This Aug. 10 virtual session of the Pikes Peak Genealogical Society will explore some record groups and research strategies for moving your ancestral lines beyond the mid-19th century.

 A Certified Genealogist, Amy Johnson Crow holds a master's degree in library and information science. She has worked at Ancestry.com, served as the series editor for the National Genealogical Society Guides, and was the co-author of Online Roots in that series.

Amy is the author of 31 Days to Better Genealogy, a resource guide filled with practical tips you can put into practice right away, as well as more than 40 articles in various genealogical publications. Amy has never turned down an offer to go visit a cemetery.

Members: If you need the monthly meeting link, log in with your user name and password, then click on "Monthly Meeting Zoom Link," the second button under Member Log In. 

Guests are welcome to attend the meeting via Zoom. Invitations are emailed to members. If you're not a member and want to view this program, email [email protected]

On Aug. 10, the Zoom hangout begins at 6:30 p.m., followed by the meeting at 7.

 

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