Every Friday we're pleased to offer Legacy Family Tree Webinar subscribers a new bonus webinar just for them! This Friday enjoy "Abstract versus Original, Do I need both?" by Kelvin L. Meyers. If you're not a member, remember the webinar previews are always free.
Abstract versus Original, Do I need both?
You have found the abstracts of the deeds, court minutes or the probate records for your ancestor’s county at your local library. Is this good enough? This lecture will discuss why getting as close to the original record as possible is important. You will be given numerous examples of why you should use the original records and help the beginner/intermediate researcher understand the importance of using original documents.
About the Presenter
A fifth-generation Texan and professional forensic genealogist since 1990, Kelvin is a frequent speaker to genealogical societies and family associations throughout the United States. As a graduate of Texas Tech University with a history major, Kelvin is an avid research-historian. After being employed for ten years in the Genealogy Department of the Dallas Public Library, Kelvin now has a solo practice as a forensic genealogist serving clients that include probate attorneys, trust department of banks, the US Immigration Service and energy companies. Kelvin is a 1989 and 1990 alumni of the Institute of Genealogical and Historical Research at Samford University and has returned to IGHR as lecturer. He is a past board member of the Association of Professional Genealogists, a past President of the Lone Star Chapter of APG, and a founding member for the Advancement of Forensic Genealogy. Kelvin currently serves as the chairman of the history and archives committee for First United Methodist Church in Dallas.
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