Meetings

Indirectly Evident: Finding William’s Parents

John F. Germany Public Library 900 N. Ashley Dr., Tampa, FL, United States

When no known records exist to identify the parents of an individual, a researcher may utilize indirect evidence to build a proof argument. This presentation offers a case study into the use of indirect evidence and sibling research to identify the parents of William Graham of Meigs County, Ohio.

African American Genealogy – Methods and Strategies

John F. Germany Public Library 900 N. Ashley Dr., Tampa, FL, United States

Genealogy standards have universal application; however, there are strategies that are particularly useful for researching African American ancestors with roots in the antebellum period who present unique challenges. This webinar will provide an overview of “best practices” for achieving credible results, by providing a conceptual foundation for tackling genealogical issues in any of the historical slave states.

Facts, Photos and Fair Use: Copyright Law for Genealogists

John F. Germany Public Library 900 N. Ashley Dr., Tampa, FL, United States

Genealogy standards have universal application; however, there are strategies that are particularly useful for researching African American ancestors with roots in the antebellum period who present unique challenges. This webinar will provide an overview of “best practices” for achieving credible results, by providing a conceptual foundation for tackling genealogical issues in any of the historical slave states.