Basic Genealogy: Using Court Records to Reveal Your Family History

1:00 pm

Join Associate Director of the Cape Girardeau Research Center Bill Eddleman for the next installment in his genealogy series, focused on using court records to uncover family history. Learn about the different types of courts and the records they created that can be of genealogical interest. This session includes details on where to locate court records, where to find laws regulating these courts, and the basis for the legal systems. Examples will illustrate the use of court records to document relationships. Online and free, registration required.


Basic Genealogy is a multipart virtual series from Bill Eddleman featuring advice and strategies for researching family histories. Watch past programs anytime for free and on demand.