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Keeping good company

The Genealogy Guys You are known, so the saying goes, by the company you keep. If that's true, then The Legal Genealogist will be known very nicely indeed, thankyouverymuch. Because, tomorrow, at the 2018 seminar of the Pinellas Genealogical Society in Largo, Florida,...

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Looking for land in the Sunshine State

Great records win lose or draw You have to feel sorry for Joaquin Caldez. In June of 1828, he claimed that he'd settled 640 acres on the north side of the Oyster River some eight miles from Tampa Bay. He submitted the affidavits of two witnesses to support his claim....

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Gen-Fed 2018 registration Saturday!

Stellar line-up for a stellar institute Saturday, February 24, is another you-snooze-you-lose day for genealogical education, and this is one you definitely don't want to miss. Registration opens at 1 p.m. Eastern time for the 2018 Genealogical Institute on Federal...

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Florida in the laws

Federal, that is It's a word you don't tend to see each and every day. Maybe not each and every year. Maybe not even each and every decade. The word is “synoptic.” It means “affording a general view of a whole or manifesting” or “characterized by comprehensiveness or...

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Wherefrom Pinellas

One county's history The Legal Genealogist begins the 2018 lecture season on Saturday, February 24, at the Pinellas Genealogy Society's 2018 Seminar in Largo, Florida. Oh, my. Florida. In February. For someone who lives in the mid-Atlantic states where we had five...

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