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Peggy Lauritzen – “Following the Money: Using Tax Records in Our Research”

December 18, 2021 @ 11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST

Not unlike today, our ancestors were taxed on every turn.  Tax records can provide a unique insight into their lives, possessions and coming of age.  Tax records are widely available throughout the historical blueprint of our ancestors’ lives. This presentation will look at some ways they can help us.

Peggy Lauritzen has been an Accredited Genealogist for nearly twenty-five years and has been involved in genealogy research her entire life. She is the author of several Legacy QuickGuides on Appalachia, an instructor at Ancestry Academy and Family Tree University, an instructor at several GRIP and SLIG courses, and a columnist for Reminisce Magazine. In 2018 she was the recipient of the Laura G. Prescott Award for Exemplary Service to Professional Genealogy and became a Fellow of the Ohio Genealogical Society. She is a former researcher at Ancestry ProGenealogists.


December 18, 2021
11:00 am - 12:00 pm EST