Looking After the Poor: Finding Your Ancestors in New England Poverty Records

Looking After the Poor: Finding Your Ancestors in New England Poverty Records


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by Marian Pierre-Louis

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Looking After the Poor: Finding Your Ancestors in New England Poverty Records


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Discover how your not-so-wealthy New England ancestors may have left behind a wealth of information found in town poverty records. Come find out about "strangers taken in" records, "warning out" records and settlement law. Discover who cared for the town poor before state or national welfare benefits. You will be surprised at the level of detail you can find about your ancestors. Marian Pierre-Louis will take you into the depths of New England town records to reveal the hard to find information about your elusive ancestors.


 
 

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Presenter: Marian Pierre-Louis

Marian Pierre-Louis is a genealogy professional who specializes in educational outreach through webinars, internet broadcasts and video. Her areas of expertise include house history research, southern New England research and solving brick walls. Since the rise in interest of genetic genealogy Marian has become addicted to using dna to help solve genealogy mysteries. Marian produced and hosted 100 episodes of Fieldstone Common, a history podcast, and 50 episodes of The Genealogy Professional podcast. Both of which are still available online. Marian is the Online Education Producer for Legacy Family Tree Webinars where she produces online genealogy education classes. Once a month you'll find her as the evening host of Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

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