Category Archives: Court Records

Indian depredations: Levi’s description of what he lost

Levi, along with some witnesses, came to the court house in St. George Utah on Jan 14, 1896 and responded to multiple questions in front of a notary. I don’t know what his property looked like, but I wonder if … Continue reading

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Asking Questions

I give a talk on social history that uses Levi Savage as a case study. I want participants to thinkĀ  about one of their ancestors and how to learn about the social history surrounding that person. One of the most … Continue reading

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Court Records are Another Window into Social History

A few weeks ago I attended a conference where Judy Russell (the Legal Genealogist) was the guest speaker. She gave several wonderful talks, but the one I was most looking forward to was the one about using court records to … Continue reading

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