Posted in Research Notes

Court files are often kept in bundles. That outer wrapping will have key elements of the case and other filing information. It’s also possible that there are clues on that outer wrapper. There may notes, names, or other seemingly random pieces of information on these jackets.

Genealogy Tip of the Day: Do You Read the Packet Wrapper?

Genealogy Tip of the Day is a must-have addition to every genealogist’s newsreader subscriptions …


Currently I'm researching my Barrett and Barker families in Georgia, Tennessee, Mississippi and Florida. Other surnames in my family tree include Link, Gervais, Blake, Henry, Levy and Turnbull (yes, that Turnbull).

We'd like to hear from you.

Fill in your details below or click an icon to log in: Logo

You are commenting using your account. Log Out / Change )

Twitter picture

You are commenting using your Twitter account. Log Out / Change )

Facebook photo

You are commenting using your Facebook account. Log Out / Change )

Google+ photo

You are commenting using your Google+ account. Log Out / Change )

Connecting to %s