Finding Females: Wives, Mothers, Daughters, Sisters & Paramours

Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL
Feb 23, 2024
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Welcome
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Introduction
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Study Case Studies
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Thorough Research
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Follow Her Males
2m 55s
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Analyze the Proved Data
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Study His Associates
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Special Tips
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Dead and Buried
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Track Descendants
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Announcements / prizes
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Questions / answers
9m 01s

About this webinar

One of the toughest challenges faced by genealogists is the difficulty of identifying and tracking females. Wives and mothers traditionally have been “supporting characters” to the roles played by their husbands and sons—bearing no known name other than that of the males they married or bore. Historically, social mores and law codes made them second-class citizens, without a legal identity of their own and few rights or opportunities to create the range of records that genealogists customarily use to trace males. This session presents an array of resources—and, more importantly, techniques and strategies backed by case studies—we can use to establish the identities of elusive females.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Across a long career, Elizabeth Shown Mills, CG, CGL, FASG, FUGA, FNGS, has been an innovator of research methods and strategies. Published widely by academic and popular presses, she edited a national-level scholarly journal for 16 years, taught
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  1. BS
    Barbara Spaulding
    19 hours ago

    Very Good. I always learn a lot from her.

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    Carolyn Atkinson
    1 week ago

    THIS HAS GOT TO BE HER BEST TO DATE!!

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      Nancy Peralta
      1 week ago

      Really good.

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    Patricia Frye
    1 week ago

    Elizabeth Shown Mills is such an engaging speaker/teacher. It’s easy to follow her thought process and be able to duplicate to our own situation. Love her and Legacy Family Tree Webinars for all the great content.

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    Consuelo White
    1 week ago

    I always learn from Elizabeth. She is my go to for improving my research skills.

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    Patricia Powers
    1 week ago

    This webinar on finding women in our genealogy went really quickly. I will watch it again. I have not been putting enough effort into searching for male relatives. I appreciate the case studies and examples of records where these family members may be identified. I always appreciate the handouts!

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    Jill Schralla-Stephens
    1 week ago

    Another amazing and informative webinar from the ultimate female version of Sherlock Holmes! ESM always inspires with her outstanding methodology.

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    Jonelle Hilleary
    1 week ago

    Very good tips for backing into female records!

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    Linda McConnell
    1 week ago

    SO much information! Always love the ESM webinars! Thank you for featuring her.

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