Miscellaneous Problem Solving Records

S-17 “No Person Shall..Gallop Horses In the Streets.” Using Court Records to tell the Story of our Ancestors’ Lives

May 2, 2020 10:45 AM - 11::45

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Judy Russell, JD, CG, CGL

Early court records give color and meaning to the lives and times of our ancestors. County courts often functioned as both judiciary and legislature, and appeals courts published fact-filled opinions. While the records often establish relationships to help build a family tree, they offer so much richness and depth to help tell a family’s story.

Sponsored by Lorain Co Chapter – OGS