Strategies for Researching American State and Local Court Records
After you watch this video you will know how to locate and search State Courts; County, Town, and City Courts; Extra-Legal Courts such as Vigilance Societies and Miner’s Districts. Many court jurisdictions were established under the authority of the states. The Constitution gave powers not assigned to the Federal government level to the states. These records are rich in genealogical details, although they are infrequently searched by genealogists in a hurry to trace their ancestors.
Presented by: Arlene H. Eakle, Ph.D.
This presentation was recorded live for the "Learn to Use Court Records" Expo. The individual Research Guide for this class is included with this video. It is available to download as a PDF immediately upon purchase. If you would like a printed copy of the book, Learn to Use Court Records: A Research Guide, please click here.
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