Monday, August 10, 2015

August 2015 Webinar – School Daze – Finding and Using School Records to Trace Our Ancestors

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Date: Tuesday, August 11, 2015, 8:00 pm Central

Description: We may even be somewhat astounded to learn that our ancestors even attended school. Locating school records can be an amazing way of putting our families into place, especially when there may be no vital records available in an area.

Presenter: Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG

LAURITZEN Peggy Clemens

Peggy Clemens Lauritzen, AG, has been involved in family history research all of her life. As a child, she accompanied her parents to courthouses and cemeteries while other children were playing and swimming. All of her grandparents were born in the late 1800's, and she loved listening to their stories of flu epidemics, swinging across "hollers" on grapevines, harnessing up mules, and Kentucky "haints". She and her husband, Kerry, and Family History Center Directors in Mansfield, Ohio.


Recording and Handout Available to ISGS Members: For ISGS members who cannot attend the live webinar on August 11th, a recording of the webinar, along with the handout, will be made available in the Members Section of the ISGS website at  If you're not already a member of ISGS, visit Join ISGS! at for more information.

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