Genealogy: Researching the Hidden Half of Your Family
February 14, 2018 @ 3:00 pm - 4:00 pm
By law and custom women were not allowed to own real estate, sign legal documents, or participate in government prior to the 20th Century. Men wrote histories, paid taxes, participated in the military, and left wills. Surnames were carried to the next generation through males. As a result, result they are our “invisible ancestors”. In this class, people will learn tips on researching the hidden half of the family.