Tracing West Indian Ancestors: Strategies & Resources

Diane Warmsley
Oct 6, 2023
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Welcome
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Speaker's Introduction
1m 27s
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Introduction
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Who Are West Indians?
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Research Methodology
5m 05s
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Case Study
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Two Research Paths
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Locating Records
10m 11s
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Announcements / prizes
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Questions / answers
12m 34s

About this webinar

This session introduces a 5-Step Research Methodology to guide family history study and research in the West Indies. Resources available in the U.S. and the U.K. are identified and civil registration and church records are illustrated through exploration of a family line. Emphasis is on the British West Indian experience.

About the speaker

About the speaker

Diane M. Warmsley is a genealogist and family historian with over twenty-five years of experience. She holds a certificate in Professional Genealogical Research from Boston University and an M.S. degree in Education. She enjoys researching her own
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  1. SL
    shirley lewis
    6 months ago

    Her speech/presentation were very clear precise, and very informative and easy to follow. Hope to follow her step by step to break down my brick walls! I glad I took the time to participate in this.

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  2. AC
    alicia cohen
    6 months ago

    Excellent speaker with depth of knowledge and resources! I look forward to viewing the program again as well as sharing especially since many families have relatives of West Indian heritage.

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  3. DA
    David Allen
    6 months ago

    Very clear and well organized presentation. I am inspired to dig deeper for my grandfather’s origin story on St. Kitts!

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  4. OW
    omer winborn
    6 months ago

    Excellent presentation, information was very helpful.

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  5. MJ
    Marlene J. Ford
    6 months ago

    Excellent presentation!

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  6. MN
    Mercedes Nava
    6 months ago

    I just thought the information was fascinating. The presenter very knowledgeable.

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  7. JW
    Julie Wilson
    6 months ago

    Excellent presentation.

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  8. TB
    Terry Burks
    6 months ago

    This presentation was very informative and well organized.

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