Uncovering Immigrant Origins Through Cluster Research

Dana Palmer, CG, CGL
Free

Descendants of an early Ohio family had no idea of their origins. Following an associated family brought success, even after wading into foreign-language documents. This presentation shows what to do when traditional records fail to reveal an ancestor’s place of origin and how to use cluster research to break through the brick wall. Discussion will include how to determine the place of origin using records found in the United States and what to do when no records exist on your direct line.

Wed, December 22 2021: 1:00 UTC

About the speaker

About the speaker

Dana Palmer, CG, CGL has been a genealogy instructor at Sinclair Community College since 2010. She has spoken at national, state, and local genealogy events and conferences including RootsTech (2020); NGS (2020, 2018); FGS (2020, 2013); and freque
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