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Finding Fathers: Tracking Males Who “Disappeared” or “Just Showed Up” — replay of today's members-only webinar by Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL now available


The recording of today's webinar by Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL, "Finding Fathers: Tracking Males Who “Disappeared” or “Just Showed Up” is now available to view at for webinar members.

Webinar Description

The legendary Choctaw Chief Pushmataha swore that he sprang full grown from Mother Earth. As genealogists, we sometimes wonder whether our ancestors did the same. Most elusive men do have traceable origins, once we learn to deal with the issues that thwart us—migration, high mortality rates, and illegitimacy being not the least of them. This hour offers practical suggestions and strategies for extending paternal lines, focusing upon the pre-1850 period when censuses don’t identify children in parental households.

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