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Cornelia Wendell Bush
Services


RESEARCH, REPORTING, ANALYSIS. 

My Client Report includes copies of all relevant documents, a review of the records and what they mean, a Register Report listing all identified family members by generation, a Cascading Pedigree for the Client showing his or her ancestry, and an Ahnentafel showing his or her ancestry. 

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  • Formal reports with analysis of research & recommendations
  • Cascading Pedigrees, Charts, Ahnentafels
  • Lineage Society Applications
  • Database development (GEDCOM)
  • Verification of family histories
  • Site surveys (including cemeteries)
  • Vital records (birth, marriage, death, divorce)
  • Coat of Arms Petitions
  • Lectures & workshops
  • Military service discount

RESEARCH IN AMERICAN RECORDS:
 
Courthouse research, including surname surveys in deeds, wills, mortgages, administrations, guardianships, orphans court. Archives and Library research, including NY, MA, MD, NC, SC, NARA, DAR and digitized collections of NEHGS, NYGBS, Footnote, NSDAR. Colonial American published and digitized collections for original 13 colonies.

RESEARCH IN SCOTTISH RECORDS:
Old Parish Registers, Statutory Registers, Wills, Retours of Service of Heirs, Scots Peerage, King James' Irish Army, Jacobites of the Battle of Culloden, Archives. Also available for in-person research in Scotland. Guided group tours to repositories.

RESEARCH IN ENGLISH RECORDS: 
Parish Registers, Archives, Society of Genealogists, Complete Peerage, Visitations of the Heralds, early wills and records in Latin. Also available for in-person research in England. Guided group tours to repositories.
    LINEAGE SOCIETY APPLICATIONS: 
    Miss Bush has been a Verifying Genealogist for more than a decade, and prepares lineage society applications for both men's and women's organizations. 

    SCOTTISH ARMS: 
    Miss Bush is the Designated Genealogist of the Society of Scottish Armigers

    LECTURES:
    Miss Bush is available for lectures and workshops (full or half day). 
    She created and delivered a lecture series on North Carolina genealogy for adult learners at her local community college.
    She gave a talk entitled "From Culloden to the Carolinas" at the Grandfather Mountain Highland Games
    Recently, she addressed a lineage society event in Charleston, SC speaking on "Early American Families," noting Charlestonians' connections to Massachusetts.  

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