Leslie Carney

Leslie Carney

Professional Genealogist Leslie Carney will be a speaker for the 5th We Are Cousins Virtual Genealogy Conference this coming March 22-24, 2023. In this post, you can read more about her and her presentations.

About Leslie Carney

Leslie Carney, living in Tucson, Arizona is a Professional Genealogist, Researcher, and Speaker. With over 25 years experience in genealogy and family history research. Specializing in Southwestern United States and Sonora, Mexico. She holds a certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University.

Scheduled Presentation for 5th WAC Conference

Title: 60 Minutes ; Creating A Locality Guide

Summary: A locality guide can provide a list of information and resources to help you find records for a state, county, or town with efficiency.

Past Archived Presentations

NOTE: The following presentations can only be viewed for 60 days after each conference if you purchase the Gold Pass. Or all year if you purchase the Platinum Pass.

Title: Julian vs Gregorian Calendar; What Does It Mean for Your Genealogy Research (presented at the 4th WAC Conference)

Summary: Genealogist researching records need to understand the Julian calendar and the Gregorian calendar system. Learning which calendar system was used will help you understand the different dates used in the records of your ancestors. Watch Presentation

Title: More Than Just A Mark; Livestock Branding (presented at the 3rd WAC Conference)

Summary: Learning to locate livestock branding records can tell you where your ancestors were located at in a particular time period. Watch Presentation

Title:  Rest In Peace: Finding the Dead (presented at the 2nd WAC Conference)

Summary: Learning about headstones, funeral and cemetery records can reveal more information about your ancestors that goes beyond Birth and Death dates. Watch Recording

Title:  Deciphering Handwriting in Old Documents (presented at the 1st WAC Conference)

Summary: Knowing the History of writing or script found in old documents can help genealogist read and understand what the document is about. Leslie will discuss how handwriting changed through the ages from the 15th to the 18th centuries. Watch Recording

Read About Other Speakers

View more speakers here: Virtual Conference Speakers

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