YOU’LL LOVE THIS IF:
- You need brick wall-busting tips for your Missouri genealogy
- You conducted basic Missouri research, but want to explore more advanced record sets
- You have a general interest in learning more about family history in The Show Me State
Whether it was your ancestor's Promised Land or a passing pit stop, Missouri is a central source of genealogy information, both literally and figuratively. You've likely been able to track down basic information about your Show Me State ancestors from sites like Ancestry.com and FamilySearch.org. But where do you turn when the research well runs dry? In this hour-long webinar, Cheryl Lang of the Midwest Genealogy Center will take you through the land of Mark Twain’s more unique record sets, and will discuss advanced brick wall-busting strategies for tracking down your Missouri roots. This webinar comes with two free downloads: a copy of our Missouri State Guide and our St. Louis Genealogy Guide.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
- A brief overview of Missouri vital records
- How to explore military records and rosters
- How to navigate the state archives
- Tips for exploring court and tax records
- What state-specific collections and manuscripts are available
- How to knock down brick walls through cluster and collateral searches
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Cheryl Lang, MLS is the new Manager of the Midwest Genealogy Center branch of Mid-Continent Public Library in Independence, Missouri. She previously worked as the digital collections Librarian, and these positions have fueled the genealogy bug she acquired more than 30 years ago. Her previous library experience includes 13 years as a rural library director. Ms. Lang obtained her master’s degree in library science from Emporia State University Emporia, Kansas and bachelor degrees in both management and computers from Webster University, St. Louis, Missouri.