Created by Ann Lawthers, Genealogist
Published: June 2021
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Do you have ancestors from the Deep South? In this webinar, Genealogist Ann Lawthers addresses key challenges in researching families from South Carolina, Georgia, Alabama, Mississippi, and Louisiana and offers tips and solutions for getting ahead. Topics include migration and settlement patterns, what to do when vital records are not available, how to leverage land, probate, and tax records, and finding confederate records. The session concludes with tips for conducting African American research in the region.
This syllabus is intended to accompany our webinar “Researching the Deep South” (archived recording: https://www.americanancestors.org/education/learning-resources/watch). It includes all of the key information covered in the session, plus additional references for each state.
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