“Use Your Census: Advanced Strategies.” Learn innovative strategies to find your ancestors in census records. Locate your ancestor even when names have been garbled or changed. Infer family composition from pre-1850 censuses. Identify your ancestor from an overabundance of the same name individuals. Beyond the basics, glean and use all information in census records. Use the census as a steppingstone to learning more about your ancestors.
Liz Stratton is passionate about genealogical research. She holds a Professional Learning Certificate in Genealogical Studies (PLCGS) from the National Institute of Genealogical Studies. Liz has attended numerous week-long courses including “Advanced Genealogical Methods” and “Advanced Practicum.” She is the Administrative Course Manager for the National Genealogical Society where she mentors students taking online courses and works with the education committee to develop the curriculum. Liz lectures frequently on a variety of genealogical topics.