Join us for a presentation by Rebecca Koford, CG, CGL
Session 1: Land Records : Rich Resources for Relationships.
Any family research that does not include deed record searches is often incomplete. We will discuss the basics of deed records, understanding platting, and show examples of how deeds can be valuable sources for relationship clues
Session 2: Indirect Evidence: Finding What Was Not Written.
This lecture will discuss how and understanding of indirect evidence is such a valuable instrument in your methodology tool-kit. We will use case studies to examine methods and sources that can help us build a case for finding ancestral relationships
Rebecca Whitman Koford holds credentials as a Certified Genealogist® and as a Certified Genealogical LecturerSM. Her focuses are Maryland and military records at the National Archives, especially the War of 1812. She has spoken for the National Genealogical Society Conference (NGS), Association of Professional Genealogists Conference (APG), Federation of Genealogical Societies Conference (FGS), RootsTech, and webinars for Legacy Family Tree Webinars. She has published articles in the NGS Magazine, APG Magazine, SAR Magazine, Maryland Genealogical Society Journal, and is co-author of the recently released NGS Research in the States series book on Maryland. Rebecca is the Course I coordinator for The Institute of Genealogical and Historical Research (IGHR) and has instructed at SLIG and GRIP. She serves on the Board of Directors for the ProGen Study Group, an online peer-led study program based on the book Professional Genealogy. Rebecca currently works as Executive Director of the Board for Certification of Genealogists® and as Director of the Genealogical Institute on Federal Records (Gen-Fed) held annually at the National Archives in Washington, D.C.
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