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'Down on the Farm: Records to Document Your Farming Ancestor'
Join us for our June 8 meeting featuring the presentation ‘Down on the Farm: Records to Document Your Farming Ancestor’ by Lisa Gorrell.
Up to about 1870, farming was the number-one occupation. You probably have a large number of farmers in your family. There many record sets that document our farming ancestors such as land, tax, and probate records. Newspapers and many agricultural records can add context to their story.
Researching for over 20 years, Lisa Gorrell specializes in southern states and Texas; western states of California, Montana, and Oregon; 18th- and 19th-century German and Swedish research. She is currently aView more