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Researching Scottish Ancestors

March 30, 2022 and April 6, 13, 20, 27, 2022
Live Broadcasts Wednesdays at 6-7:30 p.m. ET
David Allen Lambert
Rhonda R. McClure
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Scots have been migrating to and settling in America and Canada for centuries. Today, there are an estimated 25 million Americans of Scottish descent. Tracing your Scottish heritage is rewarding, but not without its challenges. This five-session online seminar will provide you with key historical context, strategies, and resources setting you on the right path to trace your ancestry back several generations in Scotland.

March 30

Class 1: Origins and Journeys: Migrations to the U.S. and Canada
presented by Rhonda R. McClure


April 6

Class 2: Civil and Parish Records in Scotland
presented by Rhonda R. McClure


April 13

Class 3: Using the Scottish Census & Census Substitutes
presented by David Allen Lambert


April 20

Class 4: Other Scottish Records
presented by Rhonda R. McClure


April 27

Class 5: Strategies and Case Studies
presented by David Allen Lambert

Education and Programming
David Allen Lambert
Military Records
New England
Eastern Canada
Areas of expertise: New England and Atlantic Canadian records of the 17th through 21st century; American and international military records; DNA research; and Native American and African American genealogical research in New England. 
Education and Programming
Rhonda R. McClure
Immigration and Naturalization
Genealogical Software
Areas of expertise: Immigration and naturalization, late 19th and early 20th century urban research, missionaries.