Mention probate records and many people think only of wills, but wills represent the smallest fraction of these valuable documents.
This class will examine the many records created to settle a decedent’s estate.
Where can they be found?
What can they tell you?
A case study will take you step-by-step from the door of a county courthouse to a carefully documented family portrait.
Class size is limited to 20 attendees. Pre-registration is required.
CGS members are admitted for free. Non-members fee is $20.00* and can be applied towards a CGS membership the day of the class.
Register early to confirm your seat. Walk-ins will not be admitted.
There are two options for paying the registration fee: credit card or by check.
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*Course fee is non-refundable.
Connecting people to their diverse family heritage
Whether you have Gold Rush ancestors or have no family connection to California, you will find extensive support for your genealogy research at the California Genealogical Society (CGS) in Oakland. The society offers research services, online indexes and databases, and a research library housing over 38,000 reference materials from California, the United States, and around the world. CGS is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit corporation. The library is conveniently located in Uptown Oakland, one block north of the Paramount Theatre, at 2201 Broadway, Suite LL2. We are three blocks from the 19th Street BART Station.
Phone: (510) 663-1358