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Are You Doing Your Part? Are You Doing It Correctly?

Presented by:
Laurie Plemons

Nov. 9, 2019
1:00 P.M.

Open to the public.

Laurie Plemons, of LemonTree Research & Consulting, is a professional genealogist with over 15 years of experience in family history research and preservation. She lectures, researches for clients, as well as coaches clients in their own research.
For more information: USGS Calendar

USGS General Meeting and Speaker, Laurie Plemons, November 9, 2019

NEW Indexes for Caroline County, MD

1703 - 1776 and
1790 - 1817 Indexes to Administrative Accounts for the Register of Wills Records

These indexes were compiled by USGS member, Gary Willis! The index can be found on our research links page.

1634 - 1940 Index to Will and Probate Records
A joint project by the Maryland State Archives, Comptroller of the Treasury, Register of Wills and FamilySearch. This project began in 2013. The volunteers are working on indexing all the counties in Maryland. Baltimore and Carroll counties have also been completed. If you would like to volunteer to help with this project, please email

These indexes can be found on our research links page.


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