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Middlesex Chapter – The Real Life of Vital Records
June 12 @ 10:30 am
After a brief business meeting, Diane Boumenot will present The Real Life of Vital Records.
Description: Understanding when, where, and why vital records were created, and the changes in those practices over the years, can help us find them today. Learn how to use copies, abstracts, indexes, and “substitutes” on the path to the best record. Improve your family history research today by maximizing your ability to locate the records that tie generations together.
Speaker: Diane MacLean Boumenot: Diane MacLean Boumenot specializes in southern New England family history research and publishes genealogical guidance on her website, One Rhode Island Family. In 2018 she co-authored, with Maureen Taylor, the National Genealogical Society’s NGS Research in the States volume, Research in Rhode Island. Diane speaks locally and also on Legacy Family Tree Webinars. She holds a B.A. in American History and English from Wesleyan University. Diane was also a graduate of ProGen 28 and Coordinator of Progen 40. She is currently serving as Vice President of the Rhode Island Genealogical Society and on the Membership Committee, National Genealogical Society.