Professional Genealogist Leslie Carney will be a speaker for the 6th We Are Cousins Virtual Genealogy Conference this coming September 21-22, 2023. In this post you can read more about her and what she will be presenting.
About Leslie Carney
Leslie Carney, a Professional Genealogist, Researcher and Speaker. With over 30 years of experience in genealogy and family history research. Specializing in Southwestern United States and Sonora Mexico. Leslie holds a certificate in Genealogical Research from Boston University and an alumnus of the ProGen Study Group.
Scheduled Presentation for 6th WAC Conference
Title: Land Holders: Missions, Prisidios, Ranches to Land Grants
Summary: Knowing the history of acquiring land and the conflicts of different political powers can lead to information about your landholder ancestors. You will also learn where and how to find the records.
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: 60 Minutes ; Creating A Locality Guide (presented at the 5th WAC Conference)
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. Watch Presentation
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