Lectures

Lecture Topics

Marian Pierre-Louis regularly speaks at Historical Societies and Genealogical Conferences. Her talks range from Genealogy to House Histories to African American research.

Click here for Marian’s Lecture Schedule or to Book a Talk. Please check the schedule first to see if your preferred date is available.

Topics

Genealogy

* 10 Brick Wall Tips for Beginners

* 10 Brick Wall Tips for Intermediate Researchers

* Brick Walls: Cracking the Case of Nathan Brown’s Parents

* Plan Your Way to Research Success!

* Genealogy 101: How to Climb Your Family Tree Without Falling Off

* Pirates and Prisoners: The Registry is more than just Deeds

* Two chairs and a pair of spectacles: Discovering your ancestors in Probate Records

* Deeds & Probate: A Powerful Combination

* Looking After the Poor: Finding Your Ancestors in New England Poverty Records

* Don’t Call Your Relatives, Let Them Call You!

House Histories

* Researching the History of Your House

* Discovering Immigrant Voices through House History Research

* House History Workshop

Gravestones

Cemetery Research for Your New England Ancestors

New Clues from Old Headstones: Using gravestones to find unexpected sources

Why Genealogists Should Care about Carvers

Click here for Marian’s Lecture Schedule or to Book a Talk. Please check the schedule first to see if your preferred date is available.