Speaker Bio – Robert Cameron Weir – March 20, 2021

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Robert Cameron Weir (“Rob”) is a professional genealogist and the proprietor of Yourigins, in Dover, New Hampshire. A 12th generation New Englander with 15 years’ experience in genealogical research, Rob has a certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University’s Center for Professional Education and is Vice President of the New England Chapter of the Association for Professional Genealogists. He is a 1991 graduate of Harvard College. Vital Records seem to be the simplest and most direct of all genealogical records, an official government document stating the facts of a birth, marriage, or death. But with vital records there is more here than meets the eye. We will explore a range of complications, from unfaithful record copies, to uninformed informants, from marriages that never were, to births and deaths that didn’t…
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