Proving Parentage with Probate Records: North Carolina Inheritance Laws and Customs

probate smithThere is a great looking webinar happening over at North Carolina Genealogical Society webpage.    The webinar is free to view between March 21-23.  Here is the lowdown from their site:

In this webinar, Helen F. M. Leary, CG (Emeritus), FASG, details where to look for land records and why they are important. North Carolina inheritance law and probate are explained. Ms. Leary also discusses the process of land acquisition and transfer including the interpretation of deeds and grants. Analysis of the evidence found in these documents can yield clues to your ancestor’s prior location and familial relationships. These may be the solution you have been looking for to solve your genealogical brick wall.

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