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 House Historian and Genealogy Professional who focuses on New England research. She specializes in educational outreach through webinars, internet broadcasts and video. Marian is the host of the Genealogy Professional podcast, a show committed to helping genealogy professionals become better business people. Once a month you'll find her as the evening host of Legacy Family Tree Webinars.

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