Oct. 27 Online Seminar Focuses on Going ‘Beyond Vital Records’

Discover how to take your genealogy research to new levels in our upcoming virtual webinar with Elizabeth “Jean” Pellicane on Tuesday, Oct. 27 at 7:30 p.m.

“Beyond Vital Records,” hosted by the nonprofit Hunterdon County Historical Society, is the ideal program to help encourage you to look at different resources to enhance your genealogical research.

“Vital Records can make research easier, but they aren’t always an option, or can be incorrect,” Pellicane said. “There are alternate records and research techniques that can get you the answers you need. We’ll look at several case studies to show how alternate evidence can be used to resolve thorny research issues.”

Learn to develop a successful genealogy research plan. Case studies will teach you how to handle non-existent vital records, missing vital records and more. There will be plenty of opportunities for participants to ask questions.

The program costs $5 for HCHS members, and $10 for nonmembers. Fill out the form below to reserve your space and to get the link for this online program.

Elizabeth “Jean” Pellicane is a professional genealogist with more than 25 years of experience. Her research expertise includes the Mid-Atlantic states, New England, England, Ireland and Italy. Her current professional focus is on writing and consulting.

Pellicane is a co-author of Celebrating the History of Glen Gardner, published in 2019. She volunteers for the Hunterdon Historical Society, Glen Gardner Historic Committee, Historic Society of the Somerset Hills, and is a Trustee of the Genealogical Society of New Jersey. Pellicane is a founding member of the New Jersey Chapter of the Association for Professional Genealogists, and belongs to many other genealogy organizations.

Pellicane’s genealogy education includes:  Boston University Genealogy Certificate; ProGen Study Group Program; New Jersey Institute — New Jersey Family History Research Course; and New Jersey Institute Genetic Genealogy Course.

Her blog can be found at https://once-removed.com/blog/.