This week on the Genealogy of Northwest Ohio blog, Derek Davey writes about the importance of using probate court documents to find information about family money in genealogy research.
"As in all things in genealogy understanding the meaning and purpose of documents is critical. Understanding the money situation if families helps us better understand their relationships. The lack of money also explains the minimal paper trail and even how they were buried. It is critical to understand what was going on so that you can identify new avenues to continue your research."
More reading HERE.