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Searching in Your Ancestors’ Backyards

Lecture no. 13 from the course: Discovering Your Roots: An Introduction to Genealogy

Searching in Your Ancestors’ Backyards

Taught by Professor John Philip Colletta | 30 min | Categories: The Great Courses Plus Online Hobby & Leisure Courses

At some point during your detective work, you’ll have to actually visit where your ancestors lived. In this helpful lecture, discover how to use key local resources you’ll need to rely on for success in your research: cemeteries, records of churches and synagogues, city directories, local libraries, and historical societies.