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House History: Who’s Lived in Your House?

Monday, April 26 — 6:30 pm to 7:30 pm
From maps to the census to local photo collections, you’ll be able to put together the stories of your home’s “past lives.”

April 26, 2021

When
Monday, April 26
6:30 pm to 7:30 pm

Where
Online Meeting

THIS EVENT HAS PASSED.

Would you like to learn the history of your home, discover who lived there, and what it looked like in the past? In part two, we’ll cover some of the many resources available to learn more about the past of your home and its occupants. From maps to the census to local photo collections, you’ll be able to put together the stories of your home’s “past lives.”

About the Presenter

Presented by Genealogist Bryna O’Sullivan, a Middletown, Connecticut based professional genealogist and French to English genealogical translator.

Genealogy Series

This program series is sponsored by a partnership between Berlin-Peck Memorial Library, Wethersfield Library, Lucy Robbins Welles Library and Cora Belden Library.

Genealogy Basics: FamilySearch
Monday, March 15 at 6:30 pm
Want to dive into genealogy research but on a limited budget? Get started with FamilySearch, a free site that includes access to records, how-to guides, classes, and more.

Trace Your Connecticut Revolutionary Roots
Monday, March 29 at 6:30 pm
Did your Connecticut ancestor support the American cause during the Revolution? Learn how to trace their service during the war, from pension files to town meeting records.

House History Part 1: Accessing Land Records
Monday, April 12 at 6:30 pm
Learn how to navigate Connecticut’s land records so that you can determine who once owned your property.

House History Part 2: Who’s Lived in Your House
Monday, April 26 at 6:30 pm
From maps to the census to local photo collections, you’ll be able to put together the stories of your home’s “past lives.”

 

Charter Oak Genealogy

Video Chat

We will meet online with a video chat using Zoom. If you have never used Zoom before, it is very simple and user friendly. Once you receive the video chat invite, you will be prompted to install Zoom on your computer or other device.

Downloads

Handout #1
Notes from House History Part 1: Accessing Connecticut Land Records.

Handout #2
Notes from House History Part 2: Who’s Lived in Your House?