YOU’LL LOVE THIS IF:
- You’re just starting to dig into your Maryland ancestry
- You’ve hit a brick wall in your Old Line State genealogy and need some tips from the experts
- You’re curious how the Colonial history of Maryland affects your genealogy research
Whether your ancestors lived in urban Baltimore, the Washington D.C. suburbs or near Annapolis Harbor, Maryland is rich with family history minerals. One of the 13 Original Colonies, many genealogists can trace their early-American roots to the Old Line State. Let expert presenter Michael Hait help you find your Maryland ancestors in this hour-long presentation. This webinar comes with two free downloads: a copy of our Maryland State Guide and our Baltimore Genealogy Guide.
WHAT YOU’LL LEARN
- Basic Maryland history, from 1st Lord Baltimore’s Province of Maryland to the Civil War
- How to find and use key Maryland records
- Tricks for tracing early Maryland ancestors, including Catholics, Protestants, Puritans, English, Irish and Germans
- Top websites for Maryland genealogy
- Specific tips for finding your Baltimore and Annapolis ancestors
ABOUT THE PRESENTER
Michael Hait has been a Certified Genealogist since July 2011, and has been conducting genealogy research for clients since 2006. A past contributor to Family Tree Magazine, Michael has conducted extensive historical research on enslaved community for National Park Service archaeologists at Monocacy Battlefield, involving enslaved African-Americans in Maryland and Louisiana and their free descendants. Research results are currently pending publication. He has been a research provider through Ancestry.com ExpertConnect program from May 2009 through April 2011, and is a current member of faculty of the Institute of Genealogical & Historical Research (Samford University), Salt Lake Institute of Genealogy (Utah Genealogical Association) and Genealogical Research Institute of Pittsburgh.