“Intro to US Church Records Why we care where Grandma went to church!” with Sunny Jane Morton. US church records of many denominations can reveal ancestors’ vital events, family relationships, overseas birthplaces and other residences and religious lives. From the co-author of the acclaimed book “How to Find Your Family History in U.S. Church Records”, learn what these records may look like, how to identify an ancestral church, locating original manuscripts, and successfully accessing them.
Sunny Jane Morton is an internationally known genealogy speaker and award-winning writer and editor. She is a longtime contributor at Family Tree Magazine, YourDNAGuide.com, and FamilySearch’s blog
She has twice received prestigious awards from the National Genealogical Society, most recently for her book “How to Find Your Family History in U.S. Church Records”, co-authored with Harold Henderson, CG. Her book, Story of My Life: A Workbook for Preserving Your Legacy, is now in its 2nd edition. Her presentations are packed with “try-this-now strategies” and delivered with humor and humanity with motivating examples and stories.
Program sponsored by the Pinellas Genealogy Society (PGS), dynamic group of researchers who are dedicated not only to the exploration of their own ancestry but to helping others successfully explore theirs. Located in Largo, Florida, PGS offers a comprehensive array of classes, workshops, seminars, speakers, projects, and publications to assist new as well as experienced researchers.