Live Interactive Webinar: Find Your Virginia Ancestors

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Thursday, July 18, 2024 7:00 – 8:00 PM EDT

Join Shannon Combes-Bennet for this live webinar and learn how to explore key Virginia records from every era, from colonial beginnings to the modern day. Navigate these vast collections to find your ancestors' stories and weave them into your unique family history.

You’ll love this live webinar if:

  • You’re new to Virginia research and you want to learn more
  • You want to find your Virginia state ancestors’ records
  • You’ve had trouble finding records that go back further than the 20th century
  • You want insight into what records were available for Virginia throughout different time periods
  • You want to trace your ancestors back to the Virginia colonies

Bonus! Get your Virginia genealogy questions answered during a live Q&A session after the presentation.

***All registrants get access to the webinar recording the following day.***

In this Webinar You'll Learn:

  • Details and origins of records connected to Virginia
  • Which collections are under-used, including indentured servant records and the slave index
  • How to overcome burned county records in Virginia state
  • Where to find records from different eras in Virginia's history

About the instructor:

  Shannon Combs-Bennett, MSc, QG

Shannon Combs-Bennett, MSc, QG (Qualified Genealogist), PLCGS is an award-winning author and lecturer. She writes and speaks to groups across the US and internationally on a variety of topics, from genetic genealogy to methodology. Shannon earned her Bachelor of Science in biology with an emphasis in genetics from Indiana University and her Master of Science in Genealogic, Heraldic, and Paleographic Studies from the University of Strathclyde in Glasgow. She won the IBPA silver award for her book Genealogy Basics in 30 Minutes.

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