Lecture Hall - An Educational Video Series Led by Genealogy Experts
Date: January 30, 2024 7pm ET
Introduction to U.S. Church Records:
Why We Care Where Grandma Went to Church
Attendees of this Lecture Hall will learn methods for conducting research with church records, where to locate surviving church records, and how to use your research to solve genealogy brick walls.
In this Lecture Hall session you will learn:
- What kinds of family history “brick wall” questions may be answered by using church records
- Which churches your ancestors may have attended
- What kinds of records those churches created about members
- How to figure out where your ancestors worshipped
- Tips for finding surviving church records
- Resources for exploring diverse denominations
About the instructor:
Sunny Jane Morton is an award-winning writer who has advanced training in genealogy, history, and memoir-writing. She is a contributing editor for Family Tree Magazine and Your DNA Guide; author of Story of My Life: A Workbook for Preserving Your Legacy and How to Find Your Family History in U.S. Church Records; and a writing coach and course developer for Family Tree University.