Ann Lawthers-Using Occupations to Trace Ancestors
Saturday, November 6
Ann Lawthers-Using Occupations to Trace Ancestors 
12:30 pm to 3:00 pm
Meeting via Zoom
Ann Lawthers, Genealogist with NEHGS, will present:
 Using Occupations to Trace Ancestors
Many family historians spend years searching for the births, marriages, and deaths of ancestors, but the details of our forebears’ daily lives can often elude us. Learning your ancestors’ occupation not only sheds light on their day-to-day activities, but can also assist when tracing ancestors on the move, help distinguish people of the same name in a community, and lead to new record sets. 

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5 Nov – Obituary Indexing Crew at the MAC…finding “goodie” names too.

9 Nov – Thomas MacEntee Teaches EWGS Again

12 Nov – Would you guess that there are over 70 towns in Washington having a Native American-origin name?

16 Nov – History of the Caboose

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