Come join us for an informative and fun day of lectures on researching your family history in this Family History Workshop! Scott County Public Library, in partnership with the Kentucky Genealogical Society and the Scott County Genealogical Society, will present a workshop on researching will and estate records. We are pleased to have Liz Stratton, Administrative Course Manager of the the National Genealogical Society, as our guest lecturer for the day.
Lecture topics include:
"Where There Is a Will, There Is a Way!" - learn how to get the most from wills, understand county boundary changes, and how to find estate records:
"Family Matters in Researching Estates" - regional and historic variations in inheritance law impacted women and children's inheritance rights, putting historic wills in context, guardianship records and what they reveal about ancestral families:
"Even If There Is No Will, There Is a Way!" - understand the estate settlement process and learn to research estates even if there was no will. Discover how court dockets can help you quickly locate ancestral records.