Ever wonder what to do when you can’t find those vital records. Certificates for birth, marriage and death are useful genealogical tools but often they aren’t available for many of our ancestors. So what do you do for that pesky 4th great grandfather in Alabama? You have to expand your record horizon and classes at the East Idaho Family History Conference on Oct 14th in Idaho Falls are ready to help you learn. Dive beyond the census and vital records and explore different record types in classes by these experts from East Idaho:
The Daily News: Finding Your Ancestors in Newspapers with Monique Riley, AG
Learn different newspaper finding aids, where to access digital newspapers online, and how to search both free and paid sites to glean important facts about your ancestors that are often found nowhere else. Examples, tips for success, and resources also will be discussed.
Down in the Trenches: U.S. Military Records for Your Ancestors with Zachary Hamilton, Ancestry ProGenealogists
Research tips for finding the records of your military ancestors. Learn where to look and what to look for in this fascinating class that takes a trip into one of the richest record sets in American history… Military Records!
Cemeteries with Mary Jane Saylor
What can you learn at a cemetery and how do I find my ancestor. Learn all about finding your ancestors headstone and cemetery records online or from local societies.
Wills and Probates with Loretta Evans
When a person died, the land and belongings were divided among the legal heirs. The documents created in this process can help you find this family. Learn to locate the probate, cut through the legal jargon, analyze the inventory, and reconstruct the family.
Register for the East Idaho Family History Conference at eaastidahofamilyhistory.wordpress.com or ugagenealogy.org