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September 2021

Using Probate Records in Your Family History Research

September 22 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT
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An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

online, No Address
Boston, 02116
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$65

Probate records are crucial—but sometimes overlooked—sources for family historians. Hiding in these legal documents may be full family groups, immediate and extended family connections, origins, and even maiden names. These sources may also be used as vital record substitutes and provide a glimpse into your ancestor’s property and worldly possessions. This three-week online course will provide an in-depth tutorial on how to understand, locate, and leverage wills, inventories, guardianships, and other probate records in your family history research. This course…

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Nathaniel Philbrick with Travels with George: In Search of Washington and His Legacy

September 23 @ 6:00 PM - 7:00 PM EDT
online, No Address
Boston, 02116
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Free

In the fall of 1789, Washington, only six months into his presidency, set out on the first of four road trips as he attempted to unite what were in essence thirteen independent states into a single nation. In the fall of 2018, Philbrick, his wife Melissa, and their dog Dora set out on their own series of road trips as they retraced Washington’s route. At historic houses and landmarks from Savannah, Georgia, to Kittery Point, Maine, Philbrick met reenactors, tour…

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Writing History: An Extended Q&A with Nathaniel Philbrick

September 23 @ 7:30 PM - 8:30 PM EDT
online, No Address
Boston, 02116
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$50

Following his Zoom Webinar public talk (separate registration required), Nathaniel Philbrick will engage in further conversation and Q&A. He’ll answer your questions about his inspirations, research, and process behind writing Travels with George and his other works of American history. Moderator Ryan J. Woods will be joined by Catherine Allgor, President of the Massachusetts Historical Society to facilitate this more intimate Zoom meeting.

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Using Probate Records in Your Family History Research

September 29 @ 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM EDT
|Recurring Event (See all)

An event every week that begins at 6:00 PM on Wednesday, repeating until September 29, 2021

online, No Address
Boston, 02116
View on Google Maps
$65

Probate records are crucial—but sometimes overlooked—sources for family historians. Hiding in these legal documents may be full family groups, immediate and extended family connections, origins, and even maiden names. These sources may also be used as vital record substitutes and provide a glimpse into your ancestor’s property and worldly possessions. This three-week online course will provide an in-depth tutorial on how to understand, locate, and leverage wills, inventories, guardianships, and other probate records in your family history research. This course…

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