YOU’LL LOVE THIS IF:
• You’re just starting your Connecticut family research
• You’ve hit a brick wall on a Connecticut branch of your family tree and need fresh tips and tricks to move forward
• You want to learn more about New England's history, starting with early English colonies, and how it affects your genealogy research
Whether your ancestor was a New Haven native, a dock worker in Bridgeport or of the Hartford upper crust, many genealogists can trace their Native American, Dutch, English, Italian and Irish roots back to this New England state. In the Connecticut Genealogy Crash Course, presenter D. Joshua Taylor has all the answers to your Constitution State questions. This webinar comes with two free downloads: a copy of our Connecticut State Guide and our New Haven City Guide .
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
• Connecticut history, from Puritan settlements to the Civil War
• What’s available and where to find Connecticut vital records
• Strategies for tracing Dutch, English, Italian, Irish and other ethnic ancestors in Connecticut
• Top websites for Connecticut research
• Best resources for Connecticut genealogy, including libraries, archives and museums
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
D. Joshua Taylor, MA, MLS is the Business Development Manager–North America for brightsolid online publishing, the creator of findmypast.com and a nationally known and recognized genealogical author, lecturer and researcher. A frequent speaker at genealogical societies, libraries and other organizations, his previous speaking engagements include GENTECH, the Federation of Genealogical Societies Annual Conferences, the National Genealogical Society Annual Conference, the Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy and RootsTech. He has authored articles in American Ancestors, UGA Crossroads, FGS Forum, Association of Professional Genealogists Quarterly, and New England Ancestors and was a columnist for Digital Genealogist.
• Access to the video to view again as many times as you like
• 25+ page PDF of the presentation slides for future reference
• 8 pages of additional downloadable handouts: Connecticut State Guide and New Haven City Guide