Sponsor: The Westbrook (Maine) Historical Society
Date: Wednesday, November 2nd, 2011, 1:30 p.m.
Location: Westbrook, Maine
Deeds are a valuable research tool especially when early probate records and vital records aren't available. Often overlooked, deeds can help you overcome problems and find lost ancestors. Learn how to make the most of land records in your genealogy research.
For More Information: Contact Carol McCoy at www.find-your-roots.com; or email Carol at
Speaker: Carol Prescott McCoy, Ph.D. Owner of find-your-roots.com in Brunswick, Maine, Carol has been doing genealogical research for over 25 years. She specializes in New England (especially Maine), New York, the Maritime Provinces, and West Virginia and has a passion for land records. As past president of the Greater Portland Chapter of the Maine Genealogical Society, she is leading a project to index the early deeds of Cumberland County, Maine. A popular instructor, she has taught workshops for the University of Southern Maine, Boston University's Genealogy Certificate Program, and many genealogical and historical societies throughout New England