Hamilton County Genealogical Society
P.O. Box 15865
Cincinnati, Ohio 45215-0865
Telephone:  (513) 956-7078

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Estate Records Series: A Hands on Workshop
Sunday, September 10
Estate Records Series: A Hands on Workshop
1:30 pm
Main Branch, Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 3rd Floor Computer Lab
This popular series provides detailed coverage of the estate research. For best results, plan on attending all the sessions. There will be hands-on activities including many focused on your own ancestors. These sessions are not specific to Hamilton County but local examples will be included. Space is limited and preregistration is required. To preregister, please complete the Estate Settlement Records Registration Form, https://goo.gl/MMgB2C.
 
Part 1, Where There’s a Will, There’s a Way
Wills often include a wealth of genealogical information by identifying married names of daughters, establishing parentage and migration routes. Learn where to find wills and how to get the most from them. Discover how to use wills as a stepping stone to further research.
 
Instructor: Liz Stratton, Education Director, HCGS


Estate Records Series: A Hands on Workshop
Sunday, September 17
Estate Records Series: A Hands on Workshop
1:30 pm
Main Branch, Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 3rd Floor Computer Lab
This popular series provides detailed coverage of the estate research. For best results, plan on attending all the sessions. Space is limited and preregistration is required. To preregister, please complete the Estate Settlement Records Registration Form, https://goo.gl/MMgB2C.
 
Part 2, Even if There is No Will, There’s a Way
Learn to locate wills that have not been made available online or on microfilm. Explore the many documents created during the estate settlement process. Discover how to locate estate records even when there is no will.
 
Instructor: Liz Stratton, Education Director, HCGS


Estate Records Series: A Hands on Workshop
Sunday, September 24
Estate Records Series: A Hands on Workshop
1:30 pm
Main Branch, Public Library of Cincinnati and Hamilton County, 3rd Floor Computer Lab
This popular series provides detailed coverage of the estate research. Space is limited and preregistration is required. To preregister, please complete the Estate Settlement Records Registration Form, https://goo.gl/MMgB2C.
 
Part 3, Using the Law to Get the most from Estates
Learn how to use estate records to discover relationships, birth dates and death dates even when they are not directly stated. Understand regional and historic variations in inheritance law and their impact on women’s inheritance.
 
Instructor: Liz Stratton, Education Director, HCGS