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Probate Records for Family Historians


Registration is open through 23 August 2020.


Probate Research Workshop

Probate case files are valuable genealogical records often underused or misunderstood. Consider this workshop to dive into the courthouse records of the deceased.


Cost: $55 per Adult
Three, 2-hour sessions; limited to 6 students.
Day: Currently being scheduled!
Classroom Time: 1 pm – 3 pm CST

Instructor: LaDonna Garner, M.A. 

  • Six (6) hours of instruction and discussion – divided over two (2) days.
  • Login registration information for entry into the Zoom classroom will be forwarded after your purchase.
  • Handouts will be forwarded via email prior to the start of class.

Students who complete this course will be able to apply techniques learned to:

  • Understand the common probate case process
  • Navigate a case file and its documents
  • Research, request, and retrieve probate files online and by mail
  • Extract pertinent information from probate case files to further research planning

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