Introduction to the Bayou State: Louisiana for Beginners

Introduction to the Bayou State: Louisiana for Beginners

by Rorey Cathcart

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Introduction to the Bayou State: Louisiana for Beginners


Tracing your Louisiana ancestors can be challenging. Get off to a great start with a brief introduction to her varied legal history, important migration events and blended ethnic influences. Review repositories, unique record collections and vital records access requirement along with strategies for successful research.


 
 

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Presenter: Rorey Cathcart

Rorey Cathcart is a professional genealogist and owner of The Who Hunter LLC based in Charleston, South Carolina. She has spoken locally and nationally on topics of interest to genealogists and society leadership alike. In addition to serving individual and corporate clients, Rorey has researched for two seasons of the hit PBS series, Genealogy Roadshow and was a Senior Researcher for the show’s third season. Her research specialties include Southern States, Migratory Patterns, South Carolina and Irish heritage with a unique subspecialty emphasizing Irish Publicans of Philadelphia. She currently serves on the board of directors for the South Carolina Department of Archives and History Foundation.

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