Sponsor: Greater Portland Chapter of the Maine Genealogical Society www.gpcmgs.org
Date: Saturday 30 May 2015.
Dr. McCoy's Workshop 3b. 2:30 p.m. - 3:30 p.m.
Location: Keeley's Banquet Center, 178 Warren Avenue, Portland ME
"Using Deeds in Genealogy - A Goldmine of Information."
Deeds and land records can provide useful clues to our ancestors. This is especially true where Probate Records have been destroyed, as they have in early Cumberland County, Maine. Deeds can help you find ancestors who have escaped the census taker and provide information on family relationships, migration patterns, wealth, neighbors and more. Learn how to find them, how to read them, and how to use them in your genealogy research.