RLP 91: Finding Your Female Ancestors – Interview with Lisa Lisson
Today’s episode of Research Like a Pro is about how to find your female ancestors. We interview Lisa Lisson, the author of the Are You My Cousin? blog. Lisa shares four helpful strategies to get around the common problems encountered when researching the women in our family tree. Join us as we talk about these proven strategies and unique record types (even cookbooks!).
Researching Female Ancestors? You Can Overcome Those Research Roadblocks! – by Lisa Lisson at her website
The Big Genie List – Lisa’s list of resources, databases, and educational opportunities
Coverture – article on Wikipedia about women being covered by men’s legal status when married
Mitochondrial DNA – article at the ISOGG Wiki
Study Group – more information and email list
Research Like a Pro: A Genealogist’s Guide by Diana Elder with Nicole Dyer on Amazon.com
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