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Using Non-Population Schedules for Context and Evidence

September 15, 2020 @ 7:00 pm 8:00 pm

Please join us for our monthly (virtual) meeting on Tuesday, September 15 at 7 pm.The program will feature an archived webinar by Jill Morelli, entitled Using Non-Population Schedules for Context and Evidence. The meeting will be via GoToWebinar, and you must pre-register at: https://attendee.gotowebinar.com/register/6239218723798048270
After registering, you will receive a confirmation email containing an “invitation” and information/link for joining the virtual meeting/webinar.

Webinar Abstract: Every 10 years the US Federal Government gathers data to apportion the House of Representatives. You may not know that in the 1800s, they also gathered statistical information related to business and industries, communities, agriculture, mortality and assessment of the insane, physically handicapped and those individuals in prison. Some of these schedules will provide you with evidence, while others provide context interpretation of other pieces of evidence is bolstered and your family history enlivened. Using examples of each, learn how these schedules can help, why they were established and where they can be found.
Presenter: Jill Morelli lectures and writes on genealogical topics that often transcend the more narrowly defined family history. She provides general genealogy services and house histories in the Puget Sound and national venues. She has spoken before large (300+) and small groups and is an engaging and entertaining speaker who conveys genealogical concepts suitable to the level of the audience. She has been previously published in local, regional and national publications. Jill writes frequently at her blog ‘Genealogy Certification: A Personal Journey’ about her educational efforts to become a certified genealogist.
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