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Let’s play the word association game. I’ll start:
“Burned courthouses,” you say? “Early, hard-to-trace immigrants”?
Genealogy Crash Course webinar will show you how to get past research brick walls
courthouses (and their records) destroyed during the Civil War and in fires and floods
at other times
hard-to-research Colonial-era immigrants
potentially confusing land records due to the carving up of Virginia’s enormous original
territory into other states, a maze of courts, and many cities that are independent
of their surrounding counties
You’ll also learn about Virginia records including headrights and vital records, and
the best websites for Virginia research (including the Library
of Virginia, whose Virginia
Memory site has digitized newspapers, military records and other genealogical
Genealogy Crash Course webinar, presented by Family Tree Magazine contributing
editor David A. Fryxell, takes place Wednesday, July 27, at 7 pm Eastern time (6 pm
Central, 5 pm Mountain, 4 pm Pacific).
Attendees will receive a link to view the session again as many times as they like,
a PDF of the presentation slides, and Family Tree Magazine’s Virginia State