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Sat, Apr 02



Diane Maclean Boumenot Lecture

The real-life of vital records and the secrets to finding them today.

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Diane Maclean Boumenot Lecture
Diane Maclean Boumenot Lecture

Time & Location

Apr 02, 2022, 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM

Mattapoisett, 5 Church St, Mattapoisett, MA 02739, USA


About the Event

Diane MacLean Boumenot specializes in southern New England family history research and publishes genealogical guidance on her website, One Rhode Island Family. In 2018 she co-authored, with Maureen Taylor, the National Genealogical Society's NGS Research in the States volume, Research in Rhode Island. Diane speaks on Legacy Family Tree Webinars on New England genealogy. She holds a B.A. in American History and English from Wesleyan University. She is currently serving as Vice President of the Rhode Island Genealogical Society and, in 2022, as President of the New England Chapter, Association of Professional Genealogists.

The Real Life of New England Vital Records: Secrets to Finding Them Today  Understanding when, where and why vital records were created, and the changes in those practices over the years, can help us find them today. What additional abstracts have been created for the southern New England states? What forms of these records are available online? What kind of records might take the place of a vital record? Improve your family history research today by maximizing your ability to locate the records that tie generations together.

Due to our occupancy limit, registration is strongly suggested. This event is FREE to museum members, a $5 donation is suggested for non-members. You can donate securely here:

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Mattapoisett Museum programs are supported in part by a grant from the Mattapoisett Cultural Council, a local agency which is supported by the Mass Cultural Council, a state agency.

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