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“Probate for Genealogical Research Part 1”

James Tanner

Categories: RR, RT

Talk Abstract:
Probate files are some of the most valuable records for genealogical research. They often contain the deceased ancestor’s will and other important information. In order to understand what happens when a person dies you need to have a basic understanding of the terminology of probate files. This class will be in two parts to cover some of the basic concepts and many of the most used terms. Come and learn how important these records can be to find some of your most elusive ancestors.

Speaker Bio:
James L. Tanner B.A. Degree; Spanish, M.A. Degree; Linguistics, University of Utah. J.D. Degree; Law, ASU. 39 years Arizona trial attorney. 38 years genealogical researcher. Blogger of Genealogy’s Star and Rejoice, and be exceeding glad. 18 years as a Family History Volunteer. Presently serving at the BYU Family History Library.

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NOTICE: This presentation is part of a set of over 400 presentations on genealogy and family history produced by "UVTAGG: The Utah Valley Technology and Genealogy Group".
For full details and to join, see the website https://uvtagg.org.