Course Eleven – Virginia: Her Records & Her Laws

UpcomingCourse Eleven – Virginia: Her Records & Her Laws

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    Course Eleven $545.00 (USD)   Goes On Sale
    March 6, 2021
  • Course Eleven
    July 25, 2021 - July 30, 2021
    10:30 am - 2:30 pm

Course Eleven — Virginia: Her Records and Her Laws

Registration opens Saturday, 6 March 2021 at 2:30pm ET

[Maximum: 25 students]

Course Coordinator

Victor S. Dunn, CG®

Description

This course focuses on Virginia legal and manuscript sources available online, on microfilm, and in textual format. Colonial Virginia law through about 1850 will be covered. Students with extensive research in pre-1850 Virginia will likely get the most from this course.

Prerequisites, textbooks, and other student information

Prerequisites: None.

Course requirements: No requirements but those with experience in pre-1850 records will likely be better prepared.

Required textbooks: None.

Recommended textbooks:

Eric Grundset’s Research in Virginia (Arlington, VA: National Genealogical Society, 2014)

Course Schedule

Monday
10:30 – 11:00 Introduction & Records of Other Researchers (Dunn)
11:00 – 12:15 Virginia Geography 101 (Dunn)
12:15 – 12:30 Break
12:30 – 1:45 Virginia’s Vital Records (Dunn)
1:45 – 2:45 Lunch
2:45 – 4:00 Sacred Sources: Virginia Church & Bible Records (Dunn)
4:00 – 4:15 Break
4:15 – 5:30 Library of Virginia Website (Dunn)
 
Tuesday
10:30 – 11:00 Records of Other Researchers – continued (Dunn)
11:00 – 12:15 Inheritance in Early Virginia (Dunn)
12:15 – 12:30 Break
12:30 – 1:45 The Virginia Reference Library (Dunn)
1:45 – 2:45 Lunch
2:45 – 4:00 Virginia Newspaper Research: More Than Deaths & Marriages

(Dunn)

4:00 – 4:15 Break
4:15 – 5:30 The Probate Process in Early Virginia (Dunn)
 
Wednesday
11:00 – 12:15 Getting the Most from Court Records:  Order Books, Minute Books & Associated Loose Papers (Dunn)
12:15 – 12:30 Break
12:30 – 1:45 Virginia Court System Prior to 1850 and Its Records (Russell)
1:45 – 2:45 Lunch
2:45 – 4:00 Legislature and the Law: Virginia’s Published Government Records (Russell)
4:00 – 4:15 Break
4:15 – 5:30 Women, Children, Aliens and Servants: The Law in Early Virginia & Probate Homework Assigned (Dunn)
 
Thursday
10:30 – 11:00 Review of Homework (Dunn)
11:00 – 12:15 Solving Problems with Tax Records (Dunn)
12:15 – 12:30 Break
12:30 – 1:45 Virginia’s Manuscript Records, On-site, On film and On-Line – Part 1 (Dunn)
1:45 – 2:45 Lunch
2:45 – 4:00 The Law from “How Old Did He Have to Be?” to “What Does This Mean?” (Russell)
4:00 – 4:15 Break
4:15 – 5:30 Virginia’s Manuscript Records, On-site, On film and On-Line – Part 2 (Dunn)
 
Friday
10:30 – 11:45 Reconstructing Relationships with Business Records (Dunn)
11:45 –12:00 Break
12:00 – 1:15 Before Virginia: Finding the Origins of Colonial Immigrants (Dunn)
1:15 – 1:30 Break
1:30 – 2:30 Review & Evaluation (Dunn)

 

Course Faculty

Victor S. Dunn, CG®, Course Coordinator
Judy G. Russell, JD, CG®, CGLSM

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