James Tanner gives great information on how to begin researching for your immigrant ancestors.
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When and Where Did My Scottish Ancestors Move? Understanding Scottish Immigration and Emigration Records – Erika Ward (5 Aug 2022)
In this presentation, Erika Ward discusses Scottish Immigration and Emigration. She tells where, when, why, and how people from Scotland moved and where to find these records. Handout
James Tanner analyzes an entry in FamilySearch Family Tree and discusses ways to check for accuracy, how to correct entries and how to find people to add to the tree.
What Official Records Exist About Your Scottish Ancestors–Government Vital Records-Erika Ward (29 Jul 2022)
In part 3 of the Scotland Research series, Erika Ward discusses searching Government Vital Records. This includes what records are available and where they are found. Handout
Watch how the information already in the FamilySearch.org Family Tree is analyzed and sources for adding information are suggested. This is real world problem involving an existing entry in the Family Tree.
In this class, Erika Ward will show you how use Scotland Church records to find births, marriages and deaths. Handout
In this tutorial you will learn the different pedigree views in FamilySearch.org and what adjustments can be made in each. Handout
This is a live, problem-solving session showing resources that can be used to find an elusive ancestor. Watch how the information already in the FamilySearch.org Family Tree is analyzed and sources for adding information are suggested. This is real world problem involving an existing entry in the Family Tree. Additional live, project-solving classes are being …
Erika Ward is very thorough in explaining the geography of Scotland and surrounding areas, as well as each Census. She also explains what each record contains and where they can be found. Handout