Author: Diana Elder

How I Solved It: Back to the Basics with Probate Records – Part 1

When someone dies, governments tend to be extremely interested in the dispersal of possessions and real estate the deceased may have had. The resulting legal process is called probate, and it can yield a gold mine of clues buried in the paperwork. In today’s “How I Solved It” guest blog series, professional genealogist Diana Elder AGⓇ…

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How I Solved It: 3 Reasons to Revisit Your Research: Discovering the Story of C.B. Royston, Confederate Soldier

Diana Elder, blog author from the website Family Locket, has shared this blog as part of our ongoing “How I Solved It Series”. Her blog reminds us that new records are indexed and available online every single day. As this happens, it’s always a good idea to revisit ancestors to try and find new information.

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