Find Your Ancestors: More than Money and Land - The Evolution of Bounty Land, Military Pensions, and Alternative Records
Join us via Zoom for a virtual genealogical program as part of our annual Find Your Ancestors series.
Bounty land applications and military pensions are useful resources for anyone with a male ancestor of military service age. Learn how laws concerning compensation changed over time, how to request records to explore your family's connection to smaller military campaigns and conflicts dating from 1820 - 1916.
Presented by Debra Dudek
Debra M. Dudek is the Head of Adult and Teen Services at the Fountaindale Public Library District in Bolingbrook, IL. Ms. Dudek specializes in British genealogy, World War I research, and emerging technology topics. An alumna of Olivet College (Olivet, Michigan), and the University of Stratclyde (Glasgow, Scotland), Ms. Dudek holds a Bachelor of Arts in Journalism, a Masters in Information and Library Studies, and a Post Graduate Certificate in Genealogical, Palaeographic & Heraldic Studies.